Senior Construction Quality (CQA) Technician

6 months ago
Job ID
Area of Interest
EN - Construction Materials, Testing and Engineering
Job Type
Full Time
# of Positions
Education (Minimum)
High School Diploma
Experience (Years)

Job Responsibilities

As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity.  From more than 160 offices worldwide, our over 6000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.


Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Construction Quality Assurance Technician for the Houston office.  This individual will be responsible for work on earthworks and geomembrane liner projects related to the mining and solid waste industry.


Responsibilities to include, but are not limited to:

  • Proven working experience in geosynthetics and earthworks CQA;
  • Oversee and manage CQA staff on construction projects;
  • Provide training to junior CQA staff;
  • Construction observation;
  • Lead construction progress meetings;
  • Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status;
  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques;
  • Track labor, inventory, materials, and equipment;
  • Oversee construction to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations;
  • Coordination between crafts, designer, subcontractor, CQC, CQA, testing laboratories, surveyors, and client;
  • Review of geosynthetics manufacturing quality control test results data;
  • Field and laboratory testing, and
  • Design interpretation to assure that projects are completed in accordance with project design drawings and technical specifications.
  • The technician will be expected to interact with both contractors and owners in a positive and constructive manner to solve issues that arise during construction.

Job Requirements

  • HS Diploma or Diploma from accredited college with 5 - 10 years of field and/or construction experience.
  • Must be able to lift more than 50 lbs.
  • Strongly prefer understanding of civil and geotechnical engineering design and background in earthworks construction including the ability to read and understand technical civil design drawings and technical memos.
  • Travel, including travel for extended assignments is required.
  • Daily report writing and construction documentation is required.
  • The ability to communicate constructively with contractors, owners, and senior Golder personnel is essential.
  • Must have experience with geosynthetics installation CQA.
  • Must have experience with earthworks construction CQA.
  • NICET, ACI, GRI Certification, MSHA and OSHA 40 hour Hazwoper training and certificate are a plus.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Golder Associates Statement

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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