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Construction Quality Assurance Analyst

Construction Quality Assurance Analyst

locationMcAllen, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time


This position will serve as a construction quality assurance (QA) representative responsible for assisting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in execution of construction the borders of the United States. The construction QA representative shall have experience in construction oversight execution, controlling and closing of projects. A background in construction management is required. The candidate shall have strong communication skills, a demonstrated ability to deliver “innovative solutions” and possess the skill of “creative problem solving”.

At LMI, we’re reimagining the path from insight to outcome at The New Speed of Possible™. Combining a legacy of over 60 years of federal expertise with our innovation ecosystem, we minimize time to value and accelerate mission success. We energize the brightest minds with emerging technologies to inspire creative solutioning and push the boundaries of capability. LMI advances the pace of progress, enabling our customers to thrive while adapting to evolving mission needs. 

This is a full-time, temporary position lasting 12-18 months.

Work locations are in the U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector area of responsibility (between Brownsville and Rio Grande City).


Representative responsibilities include:

  • Maintains surveillance, on a day-to-day basis, over the full range of field engineering activities associated with specific phases of a major military construction project.
  • Provide expertise and guidance concerning safety and quality assurance. Ensures adherence to safety regulations in day-to-day construction activities.
  • Reviews contractor's proposed working schedules for logic, adequacy, and to determine construction schedules will be met.
  • Reviews contractor's payment estimate submittals, progress measurement data, and reports of materials and equipment used.
  • Prepares daily report of activities which includes instruction to contractor representative, quantities of pay items placed, weather conditions, progress of construction, reasons for delay and any unusual problems encountered.
  • Provides expertise and guidance concerning safety and quality assurance to all sections and personnel under the purview of the area office.
  • Ensure compliance with environmental Best Management Practices per the contract.
  • Supports project related outreach efforts as required.
  • Supports construction oversight manager and Government COR as directed in support of construction execution.
  • Analyze problems and reviews and interprets the requirement of plans and specifications.
  • Monitors the layout of work and inspection of all work in progress.


  • 5 years of experience, with 3 years of specialized experience including surveillance, monitoring and controlling construction of all types to ensure compliance with contract documents and to ensure proper construction materials and techniques, reviewing construction technical data for progress reports, preparing data for processing of pay estimates for construction projects, and enforcing construction industry and safety standards on construction projects.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Construction management
    • Infrastructure maintenance and or repair experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to effectively solve problems.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • A true team player who maintains a positive attitude in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience in managing simultaneously, multiple projects with independent schedules and budgets
  • Ability to travel 25% of time
  • Work location is the Rio Grande Valley, TX area

Ability to pass a government background investigation, including financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, prohibited substance use, and employment verifications; active U.S. Customs and Border Protection background investigation preferred. Please note that only U.S. citizens are eligible for a suitability determination.


LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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