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American International Contractors (Special Projects), Inc. (AICI-SP) has established itself as one of the leading construction firms in the Department of State, Overseas Building Operations (OBO) program. We continue to win important contracts and projects throughout this program and others. We have a culture of innovation where our employees can make a difference and are looking for like-minded, dynamic individuals to come and join our rapidly expanding team. We are searching for individuals who hold an active secret security clearance. Experience working with U.S. Corps of Engineers as your client and any international experience is highly valued.

Our employees are our most valuable resources, and we strive to ensure that every one of them is treated as such. In keeping with this philosophy we offer a competitive benefits package including: Health insurance (medical, dental, vision), paid federal holidays, long- and short- term disability, life insurance, paid vacation, and a 401K matching program.

We have an immediate need for a Quality Control Manager to work on an overseas project.  This position requires an active Secret Level Security clearance and a BS degree in Engineering, Construction or Architecture. If you are interested, please apply and if your credentials match our job requirements, we will contact you to discuss specifics of the project location and duration.


The Quality Control Manager is responsible for the effective implementation of U.S. Government contract documents in construction activities to achieve quality and safety. 


  • Prepare and execute the Quality Control Program on site
  • Inspect and perform testing coordination and control
  • Supervise workers engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure high productivity and high technical integrity
  • Formulate, document and maintain quality control standards and on-going quality control objectives
  • Manage and review the submittal register
  • Check material, design, shop and as-built drawings
  • May be required to manage a team of Quality Control Engineers
  • Other duties as assigned by the Project Manager or Operations Manager


  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must have an active U.S. secret level security clearance or be able to obtain one quickly
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience implementing construction quality control programs for similar projects
  • Must be willing to work overseas
  • Must be proficient in project management tools and software, such as, RMS, ProjNet, SharePoint, etc.


  • International construction industry experience interacting with various diverse cultures
  • Professional Engineer Certification
  • Previous experience in US Government funded projects a plus (USACE, DOS, or OBO preferred)
  • Active Security Clearance


The demands described here are not exhaustive, but are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions in accordance with applicable law, provided that the individual does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others when performing such essential functions. 

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, among other things, use hands to grasp and reach up with arms overhead, including manual dexterity to operate office equipment, filing, and perform specialized skills. The employee must have the ability to   stoop, squat, stand, walk, twist, balance, climb (ladder and stairs of high-rise building), kneel, crouch, speak, carry, and hear. The employee must have the ability to  lift, carry, push or pull and move up to 15 pounds of weight without assistance. The job imposes a  demand for physical agility and mobility, including the ability to maneuver safely throughout the work site. This position will require the use of personal protective equipment during various tasks and activities. The employee must be able to hear warning sounds and alarms, communicate effectively with coworkers and follow spoken directions.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands:

The position requires a high degree of concentration in a busy environment.   There is a substantial demand for analyzing, perceiving, comprehending, rapid decision making and exercising sound judgment to ensure individual and coworker safety in a potentially dangerous environment.  Ability to follow directions and meet deadlines is critical.  

Environmental Demands:

The position entails working on a busy construction site overseas, generally away from the employee’s family, and in countries whose laws and social norms may be much more restrictive than in the United States, with the potential for occasional periods of social unrest, military action, interruption of normal services such as electricity and water, natural disasters, and the like.

Work involves a 60-hour workweek, 6 days a week/ 10 hours per day. Flexibility with hours/days is required. Individuals must have comfort working in a high-stress environment and be able to perform the above activities in extreme hot, cold, humid, and wet conditions depending on location and season. Frequent exposure to construction equipment and sharp tools, including power tools, and materials.  May involve frequent repetitive motions.  Some exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals, potential electric shock, significant heights and high noise level, including high-pitched noises.  Some potential exposure to dust, fumes, smoke and airborne particles.  


NOTE:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by individuals assigned this position.  They are not exhaustive lists of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, physical job demands and working conditions associated with the position.

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