Location: Idaho Falls, ID
Title: Quality Control Specialist
Schedule (FT/PT): FT
Travel Required: 0-25%
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

This position is eligible for a Department of Defense SkillBridge Program Internship for active duty servicemembers transitioning out of the U.S. Military.

For over 25 years, North Wind Group (North Wind) and its subsidiary companies have been influencing the future of, and aiming to be the nationwide small business leader in, the engineering, environmental, construction, IT/cyber, facility operations, and professional service industries. North Wind allows its employees to develop creative and practical solutions to complex problems, while accomplishing its mission of delivering quality results safely, on time, and on budget, for every project. Our mission is accomplished through forward-thinking, advanced technology services, and our cultivation of a diverse and inclusive workplace.

North Wind recognizes our biggest asset is our employees. Our success is a direct result of the hard work, skills, expertise, and unique perspectives and talents that each of our employees bring to North Wind. We are looking for exceptionally talented, motivated, and dynamic individuals to join the North Wind team – not only to support our mission but be an integral part of our continued success.

Job Description

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Quality Programs Manager, will perform project quality support in alignment with regulations and procedures and practices at North Wind.

Provides quality assurance program development and implementation support including: development and evaluation of quality assurance procedures and instructions; Participates in quality assurance oversight activities including internal and external surveys, audits, surveillances, and assessments; and interfaces with NW organizations performing activities affecting quality.


  • Assist project line management in understanding quality requirements.
  • Implement requirements of NW QMS.
  • Provide quality indoctrination and training.
  • Lead project workers and management in quality culture and company expectations.
  • Team member or performer of Audits/Assessments.
  • Maintain Corrective Action Management Systems and other Quality Assurance Tracking Systems, and Quality Scorecard.
  • Supports the preparation of Uniform Federal Policy Quality Assurance Project Plans (UFP-QAPP), Sampling and Analysis Plans, Project Quality Control Plans, Field Sampling Plans and other documents as needed.
  • Identify and support nonconforming items, corrective, preventive and improvement actions.
  • Provide input and review of project proposals, purchase orders, plans, work documents and deliverables.
  • Maintain quality records in accordance with corporate quality system.
  • Develop, review, approve, and implement policies, plans, procedures and work instructions in accordance with corporate quality system.


  • Associate degree preferred or 4 years Quality-related experience.
  • Prefer environmental experience
  • Ability to utilize multiple word-processing and database applications including MS Office applications Word, Excel, Access, SharePoint, as well as Adobe Acrobat, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to work accurately, follow instructions/schedules/timelines and handle multiple priorities.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to prioritize, attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent proof-reading and writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management, staff, and client.
  • Ability to advocate and enforce Company policies, procedures and employee programs.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, and make decisions, exercise good judgment, work under pressure, work with minimal supervision and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to obtain security clearance.
  • Flexibility to travel is required.

Physical Demands

Office and on-site field work is required.

    North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

    North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

    Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.