RGA is looking for a Quality Assurance Director for our team who can lead our QA / QC program and help the firm maintain its ability to deliver high-quality projects.
The QA Director is ultimately responsible for ensuring firm-wide quality. Responsibilities include overseeing and managing our comprehensive, multi-phased program that directly affects every project in the office. Working closely with Studio Leaders and the management team, the Director will organize, coordinate and implement all aspects of the program. This is a key position in the firm and has the future opportunity to advance to an Associate position.
Implement the firm’s QA / QC Program based on the firm’s mission, vision and successful history of delivering high quality over the past 35 years.
Review project plans at various levels of development for code compliance, completeness and consultant coordination.
Manage QA assistant, supporting staff or outside consultant as needed to accomplish work.
Maintain and update firm standards.
Maintain and update Master Specifications.
Coordinate code updates, interpretations and policies as issued by the Division of the State Architect (DSA).
Provide regular training to staff on technical issues.
Mentor staff at all levels to improve consistency and completeness.
Engage with and participate in appropriate professional organizations and associations such as CSI, AIA and others.
Strong interest in and dedication to supporting the delivery of high quality work
Self-motivated with ability to interface and communicate well with staff
Leadership and organizational skills
Degree in Architecture preferred
12+ years’ architectural experience desired
CA architectural license desired
Experience in similar position with architectural firm
Experience with Revit, Bluebeam and Microsoft Office Suite
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on experience and is negotiable
About Rainforth Grau Architects
RGA is dedicated to advancing change and improving education through design.
With a real passion for schools and the students they serve, we strive to deliver solutions that engage and inspire; solutions that make a real impact and a positive difference. Through 35 years of experience we have built a depth of knowledge and an understanding of our clients that allow us to deliver innovation and excellence.