Senior Quality Specialist


Savannah, GA, US, 31401

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s success.


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 90+ 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 Quality Specialist will complete routine activities to monitor and coordinate the project quality program. This position will be responsible for reviewing documents, attending meetings, conducting walk-through inspections and investigating non-compliant conditions. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

  • Autonomy & Decision-Making: Makes decisions on routine matters, provides recommendations to supervisor and refers all exceptions to supervisor.
  • Career Path: Quality Manager

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Assists in planning, implementing and supervising the project quality program.
  • Utilizes basic understanding of project Contract Documents.
  • Provides coordination and oversight to the site-specific quality control plan.
  • Attends pre-planning, pre-installation and progress meetings.
  • Monitors subcontractors’ quality programs.
  • Conducts regular walk through observations of construction sites to ensure compliance with the contract documents, manufacturers’ instructions and industry standards.
  • Investigates non-compliant conditions; confers with supervisor or other Quality team staff members to determine root cause and provide recommendations in work processes to eliminate reoccurrence.
  • Utilizes internal quality assurance systems and tools to prepare reports for field superintendents, project managers and subcontractors detailing compliant and non-compliant quality conditions.
  • May be assigned as the quality representative on a single project or multiple projects.
  • May conduct basic constructability reviews under direct supervision.

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.
  • Monitors specific and systemic work practices. 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.

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 architecture, construction management or 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


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.


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