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Country:  United States

New Berlin, WI, United States

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  Field Service

Project Quality Inspector - New Berlin, WI

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.



Job Positon :  Project Quality Inspector


What we offer:


Benefits: Medical Plan (You can reduce your deductible by participating in our Wellness Program for 2024. Employees will then have the option to potentially get their medical benefits at no cost in 2025. Ask us for details!) Dental, Vision, 401k plan with a match from day one, profit sharing, identity theft protection, accident insurance, travel insurance and so much more!


Vacation: 2 weeks of vacation per year (pro-rated for the first year depending on start date). 5-12 years of service, 3 weeks. 13+ years of service, 4 weeks.


Sick Leave: 5 days of Sick Leave per year. Pro-rated the first year after 90 days of service


Holidays: 10 paid holidays per year


Travel estimate: 40% Interstate (Overnight), 30%+ Intrastate 

Education: High School Diploma, equivalent or higher – dependent on commensurate experience

Passport and Valid Drivers License


Reports to: KNES-Global Nuclear Quality Director


Individual will act as the KNES Quality field liaison serving to conduct remote site inspections, vendor surveillances, and rotate the responsibility of Construction Quality Control Manager (CQCM) on project sites. Ensures that field or vendor quality functions are being properly executed and documented.


Overview of Project Quality Inspector Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and coordinate all QA/QC activities related to remote-site manufacturing, assembly, and testing, to ensure conformance to project quality requirements. This includes all remote site in-process inspections, FAT, SAT, and construction related QA/QC activities associated with contract specific Quality plans.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings with other third-party inspections, be the interface between customer inspection teams.
  • Facilitate lessons learned meetings for major projects. Verify assigned actions are completed and documented.
  • Supports all ISO, NQA and 10 CFR 50 appendix B components and projects as required by the base load of the other quality department personnel.
  • Completes commercial surveys of commercial suppliers that are utilized by the Nuclear business unit as
    directed by quality management.
  • Completes surveillance of commercial suppliers performing work on Nuclear business unit components
    and services as directed by quality management.
  • Completes training in use of required tooling and MT&E, to support manufacturing, Field, and
    production QA/QC responsibilities.
  • Inspects electrical commercial component and other assemblies constructed by the Nuclear
  • Performs additional quality related tasks as may be assigned by the KNES Global Director Nuclear Quality


Experience & Skills:
- Technical aptitude/acumen with machinery, engineering, literacy and interpretation of blue prints.
- Familiarity, not exclusive to performing or inspecting, welds and/or nondestructive testing - Large project involvement and execution
- Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks simultaneously; and the ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision; must be a self-starter
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
- Self-directed and the ability to interact with supervisors, engineers, and customers effectively.
- Trips in the excess of two weeks of time maybe required
- Strong teamwork and networking skills

Bonus to have:
- AWS CWI certification, or willingness to pursue
- USACE CQCM certification - Working Knowledge of Portal Cranes


Physical demands for the role:

- Being able to work at elevated heights
- Ability to ascend ladders frequently

- May be required to lift weights up to 40lbs



Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a global leader in material handling solutions, serving a broad range of customers across multiple industries. We consistently set the industry benchmark, from everyday improvements to the breakthroughs at moments that matter most, because we know we can always find a safer, more productive and sustainable way. That's why, with 16 000+ professionals in over 50 countries, we are trusted every day to lift, handle and move what the world needs.

Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.


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