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Dredge Quality Control

Dredge Quality Control

905 Pier Road Orange, TX, 77630, United States

Job Purpose for Dredge Quality Control

  • Managing and implementing the Quality Control Plan (QCP) and any related technical plans for Federal (USACE) and related (i.e. FDEP, FIND, etc.) coastal engineering/construction projects. Such projects include, but are not limited to maintenance dredging, new dredging, dredge material management area (DMMA) maintenance/construction, beach re-nourishment, rip-rap revetments, slope stabilization, stormwater retention/detention pond maintenance, water control structure installation/maintenance, marina maintenance, etc.
  • Preparation of the Quality Control Plan (QCP) and related technical documents for the above listed types of clients and projects.
  • Document input and control of USACE’s Resident Management System (RMS) for Federal (USACE) projects and P6.
  • Working directly with operations engineering department and survey division to collect, analyze and present all data/information related to projects with respect to quality control.
  • Working directly with company management on analyzing technical data and technical reports.
Key Responsibilities 
  • Managing technical construction aspects of marine and coastal engineering projects.
  • Provide technical recommendations to onsite staff and management to set and meet the client’s schedule, goals, and objectives.  
  • Analyzing detailed working drawings and assisting with preparation and/or review of plans, specifications, and permit documents.  
  • Working with technical staff to develop alternative design and construction methods and materials.
  • Resolving technical conflicts that arise during projects.
  • Training others as required.
  • Traveling and remain on project site for moderate periods of time 14 days.
  • Monitor quality installation of materials and procedures per manufacture specs daily, along with ongoing inspections to minimize the need for corrections and punch-list items.
  • Maintaining the submittal registry.
  • Keeping up to date with new and emerging technology.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledges, Abilities and Skills

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of marine construction, engineering, and surveying.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and municipal rules, regulations, and ordinances and/or ability to research/learn quickly.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans and specifications.
  • Ability to analyze engineering and surveying data and draw sound conclusions.
  • Skills for use and care of engineering and surveying tools.
  • Ability to operate or learn how to operate hand-held GPS RTK rover (survey grade GPS).
  • Ability to prepare and submit clear, concise reports both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and the general public.
  • Ability to operate survey and work vessels.
  • Ability to drive standard sized company truck and trailer/launch vessel.
  • 3 years’ experience minimum in QC or QC related position, preferably actual QCM on USACE project.
  • 3 years’ experience minimum working directly with AutoCAD, HYPACK and Microsoft Word/Excel software.
  • USACE CQM-C Certification preferred.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Must be able to travel.
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s license.
  • TWIC Card required.
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to board a vessel and climb vertical ladders.
  • Must be able to work outside for entire shift in all weather conditions (hot, humid, cold, wet) required.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.


  • Competitive salary with annual performance and salary reviews. Eligible for year-end bonus.
  • 401(k) program through Empower Retirement, includes 100% company matching of the first 4% of employee contributions; immediate vesting; and profit-sharing contributions by the company based on company’s annual performance.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic-Life, Short-term and Long-term Disability, Group Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Hospital Confinement Indemnity insurance plans.
Job Type: Full-time

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Muddy Water Dredging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, marital or civil union or domestic partner relationship, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, pregnancy status, as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected be federal, state, local law or ordinance or regulation.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Founded in 2021, Muddy Water Dredging LP’s goal is to become the premier dredging company for operational performance, environmental quality, and safety. Our company provides diverse services from maintenance dredging to coastal marsh restoration. Excellent training, a magnificent work culture, and state-of-the-art equipment ensure that we provide market setting satisfaction while preserving the environment, economy, and community we work and live in.