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Black & Veatch Quality Auditor - Remote in Helena, Montana

Quality Auditor - Remote

Date: Nov 10, 2022


Overland Park, KS, US US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Req Id : 88541

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Job Summary

The Quality Auditor is responsible for evaluating engineering, procurement and construction activities and processes through reviews, audits, assessments and pre-qualifications to minimize risk and maintain a comprehensive and functional Quality Management System (QMS) and/or the Nuclear Quality Assurance Program.


Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluates and reports on the effective implementation of BlackandVeatch policies, manuals, standards, programs, procedures and guidelines.

  • Leads or participates in independent internal and external quality audits/surveillances.

  • Participates in preparing audit plans. Prepares draft audit reports.

  • Monitors and evaluates Quality Assurance and Quality Control activities to ensure quality of engineering work.

  • Conducts audit activities and assessments/surveillances in accordance with Division QMS requirements, and reports findings in written reports.

  • Identifies, reports and tracks non-conformances and deficiencies, and coordinates corrective actions by following defined QMS criteria.

  • Audits supplier and subcontractor quality document submittals to ensure code, specification and contract requirements are met.

  • Reviews project work processes for compliance with Division QMS and/or the Nuclear Quality Assurance Program.

  • Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with implementation of improvements.

  • For a Nuclear position, additional duties may include: Nuclear QA Audits and Surveillances. Nuclear QA audit plans, schedules, programs and procedures. Corrective action programs. Audits and surveillance checklist development. Root Cause Analyses participation. Trend Analysis development. Supplier qualification programs and commercial grade dedication.

  • Individual contributor with no direct reports

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

  • Competencies- Technical:

  • Knowledgeable of principles, practices, techniques and theories of quality process auditing.

  • Intermediate computer skills (Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • For a Nuclear Position, knowledge of nuclear QA auditing requirements and practices

  • Competencies - Non-technical:

  • Process management

  • Conflict management

  • Total work systems

  • Written communications

  • Composure.

  • LEAN Principles

  • Data Analytics

  • Presentation skills

  • Problem Solving

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4 year degree in Management or Business.

  • Minimum 5-8 years prior experience specifically in the development and implementation of effective Quality Compliance Audits.

  • For a Nuclear Position: 5 years of total experience in nuclear QA oversight.

  • Curren All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


ASQ Certified Auditor training Certification: Certified Quality Auditor; active member of American Society for Quality (desired)

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Normal office environment; may include heavy industrial construction exposure. Occasional physical work conditions: Capable of walking 5 miles and climbing stairs to 300 foot height; walk, climb stairs, ladders, move in/out of vehicles; lift or move up to 25 pounds; supplier or construction site environment has frequent exposure to vibration and loud noise, and occasional exposure to airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, slippery uneven walking surfaces, and risk of electrical shock.


Salary Plan

SPC: Specialized Staff

Job Grade


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Nearest Major Market: Olathe

Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Nuclear Engineering, Engineer, Electrical, Engineering