UIC Alaska

Quality Control Manager - Qayaq Government Solutions

Quality Assurance
Location : Location
Travel Requirement


Company Overview
Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) is the village corporation of Barrow, Alaska and is recognized as one of Alaska's top 10 companies with approximately 4,000 employees nationwide and revenues above $700M annually. UIC is projected to grow substantially in the coming years to become a top 3 company in Alaska by 2030. 

As a proud Alaska Native Corporation, our success brings growth and benefits to our Inupiat shareholders. The size and diversity of our operations means we have a broad variety of career opportunities. We recruit only qualified people looking to join a workforce characterized by strong leadership, competent and hard-working staff, and a superior work environment with a focus on career development, great wages and benefits.


The Quality Control Manager for a heavy civil project plays a crucial role in ensuring that construction activities adhere to established quality standards and regulations. They are responsible for implementing quality control procedures, conducting inspections, and collaborating with project teams to achieve project objectives while maintaining the highest levels of quality and safety.



Quality Control Planning:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive quality control plan tailored to the specific requirements of the heavy civil project.
  • Establish quality control procedures, standards, and guidelines in accordance with project specifications, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that the project maintains the required schedule by organizing, planning, monitoring, and inspecting work.

Inspections and Testing:

  • Conduct regular inspections of construction activities, materials, and equipment to ensure compliance with project specifications and quality standards.
  • Coordinate and oversee materials testing and analysis to verify quality and performance characteristics.
  • Identify deficiencies or non-conformances and work with project teams to develop corrective action plans.
  • Inspect the work of each trade and confirm that not only the quality of the work is up to standard, but that the work is being built in accordance with the plans and specification.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate records of all quality control activities, including inspection reports, test results, and non-conformance reports.
  • Generate comprehensive quality control documentation for project records and regulatory compliance.
  • Prepare and distribute regular quality control reports to project stakeholders, highlighting key findings, trends, and areas for improvement.

Training and Education:

  • Reporting including, daily reports, inspection reports and submittal preparation & review.
  • Provide training and guidance to project personnel on quality control procedures, requirements, and best practices.
  • Promote a culture of quality and continuous improvement throughout the project team.
  • Stay abreast of new developments in quality control methodologies, technologies, and regulations.

Supplier and Subcontractor Management:

  • Evaluate and qualify suppliers and subcontractors to ensure they meet project quality requirements.
  • Monitor the performance of suppliers and subcontractors, including conducting audits and assessments as necessary.
  • Collaborate with procurement and subcontracting teams to address quality-related issues and improve supplier performance.
  • Assist the project manager with ordering all required materials and interact with subcontractors and suppliers.

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements, codes, and standards, including environmental, safety, and quality regulations.
  • Coordinate with regulatory agencies and third-party inspectors as needed to verify compliance and obtain necessary approvals.



  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction management, or related field (preferred).
  • Proven experience in quality control management on heavy civil projects, with a strong understanding of construction methods and materials.
  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards, regulations, and quality management systems (e.g., ISO 9001).
  • Certification in quality management (e.g., Certified Quality Manager) is advantageous.
  • Proficiency in quality control tools and techniques, including inspections, testing, and root cause analysis.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with project teams and stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Familiarity with construction management software and Microsoft Office suite.
  • OSHA 30-hour certification (preferred).
  • Ability to pass a Federal Background check and gain access to a DoD facility
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Familiarity with Corps of Engineers 3-Phase Inspection procedures

Note: This job description serves as a general outline of the responsibilities and requirements for the role of Quality Control Manager on a heavy civil project. Specific duties and qualifications may vary depending on the nature and scope of the project and the requirements of the employer. 


Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs

All employees must pass Non-DOT pre-employment drug screening and follow all UIC Non-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program guidelines and requirements.

If working on a DOT project, employees must pass a DOT pre-employment drug screening and follow all DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program requirements.


Important Notice

Candidates must pass a background check in order to fill this position.

UIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC HR for assistance.

UIC considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, family responsibility, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran's status or any other legal protected status. Pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation, may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V





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