Senior Structural Engineering Quality Specialist


Kansas City, MO, US, 64106

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By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 95+ years.


Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

Role Summary

The Senior Structural Engineering Quality Specialist will complete routine activities to monitor and coordinate the structural engineering quality program. This position will be responsible for reviewing documents, collaborating with project teams, attending meetings, conducting field observations or inspections and investigating non-compliant conditions. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Collaborates with the project team on communication with the design team on structural issues. 
  • Assists JE Dunn Quality personnel for all structural related issues. 
  • Provides Pre-Build shop engineering assistance. 
  • Means and Methods design and/or review of design. This may include:
    • Construction bracing
    • Temporary shoring
  • Reviews and assists with structural challenges on jobsites. 
  • Quality walks for structural scopes (i.e. precast, structural steel, cast-in-place)
  • Review of structural components of prefabricated structures
  • Collaborates with JE Dunn's Design Phase Services group. 
  • Assists with the coordination of structural trade partners.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


In addition, this position will be responsible for the following:

  • Assumes responsibility for conducting detailed constructability reviews and participates in page-turn review meetings.
  • Performs intermediate quality assurance testing including water, moisture content, material compatibility and adhesion.
  • Assumes responsibility for basic training onsite or at office location on construction quality-related topics.
  • May be required to review and certify submittals for accuracy.
  • Identifies, documents and recommends solutions to construction quality issues.
  • Capable of communicating project quality status and issues at project review meetings.
  • Identifies non-compliant conditions using advanced quality recognition skills.
  • Provides mentoring to less experienced co-workers in advanced quality-related topics.
  • Creates technical documentation for internal use based on knowledge and review of industry standards (i.e. white papers)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written (Intermediate).
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Intermediate).
  • Formal presentation skills (Intermediate).
  • Ability to read drawings, specifications, building codes and other technical product and material data (Intermediate).
  • Knowledge of material and field testing for QA processes (Intermediate).
  • Knowledge of construction assemblies for a variety of construction systems (Intermediate).
  • Proficiency in basic JE Dunn construction and quality software tools.
  • Knowledge of construction trades and scopes of work (Intermediate).
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.


  • Bachelors’ degree in related field (Preferred).
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.


  • 5+ years construction quality-related experience (Required).

Working Environment

  • Valid and unrestricted drivers license required
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be willing to work non-traditional hours to meet business needs
  • May require periods of overnight travel
  • Normal office environment, but may be exposed to extreme conditions (hot or cold)
  • Frequent activity: Standing, Walking, Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen
  • Occasional activity: Bending, Reaching above Shoulder

At JE Dunn, our approach to benefits means caring for the whole person, and it begins with a comprehensive benefits program that meets families' needs. We offer competitive and award-winning benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, 401(K) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan.


JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to


JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company.  Please, no phone calls or emails.

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