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QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST - PADUCAH

Kentucky Career Center
Job Description
Quality Assurance Specialist
Paducah, McCracken, KY (42003)
Number of openings: 1
Application closing date: 9/1/2018

Deadline to apply is 8-16-18

Quality Assurance Specialist III

Position Overview
• Under general supervision, performs quality assurance support for the Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) team. Typical job duties are routine and require use of standard techniques and procedures.
• Responsible for planning and preparation of quality assurance documents and procedures, and assisting all levels of division or project personnel in quality related matters
• Represent QA/QC at planning, review, or status meetings
• Perform oversight of the Software Quality Assurance (SQA) program and support implementation of SQA requirements
• Knowledge is based upon a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, principles, standard practices, techniques and methods applicable to quality assurance efforts
• May perform surveillance and inspections in accordance to the applicable site or department procedure. Provide the results of these assessments to line management
• May inspect material and equipment for compliance to purchase order specification and applicable quality requirements
• Responsible for planning and executing standard quality assurance techniques, standards, procedures and policies and being capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered
• Assists in the preparation of project audit schedules, discipline activity plans for the QA function, and audit reports (internal and external), noting nonconformance and verifying effective corrective action
• May assist project management in developing an orientation program to ensure project teams are familiar with the requirements of the Project Quality Plan
• Serves as QA lead on small or medium sized execution projects as assigned
• May perform surveillances, inspections and assessments in accordance to the applicable site or department procedure. Provide the results of these assessments to line management
• Assists in or performs casual analyses and develops corrective action plans
• Acts as an assessor or lead assessor and may follow up on assessment findings and corrective actions
• Liaison with individuals and units within or outside division or project structures
• Responsible for providing technical and administrative direction to non-exempt staff
• Assists in the maintenance of project QA records for all phases of the project
• Provides assigned administrative or functional support to the management team
• Performs duties moderate to complex in nature
• Other job related duties as assigned
• Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner
• Actively participates in Safety Work Groups
Minimum Requirements
• BA/BS degree in a related field and a minimum five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Strong interpersonal/communication skills
• Computer Skill (Proficiency with MS Office Suite)
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Working Conditions - Inside
• Work in an office at a normal environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities or industrial field environments). May also work at off-project sites representing the organization at various types of locations throughout the community for business purposes. Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.
• Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), non-repetitive, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.
• Ability to perform primary office duties including heavy computer usage.
• In some cases radiological training may be required.
• The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.
• This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

Working Conditions - Outside
• Work in an environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities). Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.
• Ability to wear respirator and other protective equipment to enter various types of potentially hazardous areas (such as but not limited to chemical, dust fumes, mists, heat stress factors, etc.).
• Ability to carry several instruments/equipment or tools while walking extensively. Potential prolonged walking/standing, repeated pushing/pulling.

• Ability to perform medium work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), and/or more than 20 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.
• Potential for prolonged driving of or riding in a motor vehicle, machine operation, and/or working around moving equipment/machinery or motorized vehicles (such as but not limited to car, truck, golf cart, gator, heavy equipment).
• Ability to work in confined areas, tanks, heat stress conditions, high noise and areas with radiation and chemical hazards.
• Environmental conditions may include weather or temperature extremes, inclement weather (such as but not limited to wind, rain, excessive heat, excessive cold, snow/ice, etc.)
• In some cases radiological training may be required.
• May be required to operate company vehicle during the course of work. All safety and DOT regulations and procedures must be adhered to at all times.
• The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.
• This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

Requirements
Applicants preferred to have at least a Bachelors degree or equivalent
Applicants are preferred to have had at least 5 years experience

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