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Construction Quality Management for Contractors

The Baltimore District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in partnership with the Washington District, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), and Associated General Contractors (AGC) offers the Construction Quality Management for Contractors Class (CQM-C) on a monthly basis.

The mutual goal of the Contractor and the Government is to achieve a quality product, executed safely, on time, and within budget. Quality management succeeds through a partnership between the Contractor and the Government. The Contractor is responsible for the daily Quality Control (QC) of the work, while the Government through Quality Assurance (QA) ensures that the Contractor's Quality Control program is working effectively.

Effective CQM-C supports worker pride, results in favorable recognition, and has the potential to increase the Contractor's profit margin.

Course

The course offers prospective QC Managers/ Administrators the opportunity to satisfy the CQM-C training requirements specified in most USACE and NAVFAC construction contracts. This course must be taken and the final test must be passed by any person aspiring to be the QC Manager/Administrator or alternate. The course must be taken within 45 calendar days of the award of a construction contract. The Contractors Quality Control (CQC) requirements and the Governments Quality Assurance (QA) roles are reviewed. A course certificate will be awarded to those who satisfactory complete the training and pass the final exam. The certificate is valid for a five year period from the date of the class. The maximum a site can charge for the class is $250.00 which includes all course material, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

At this time any person that needs to recertify must attend a class.

CQM-C, 9-hour class, is offered at ABC and AGC sites, and is facilitated by USACE and NAVFAC trainers.


Contact the ABC or AGC course managers as listed below for course information, registration and payment

The facility locations, facility points of contact, and course dates are as follows:

1. ABC/VA class location: ABC Training Center, 42680 Trade West Drive, Dulles, Virginia.

POC:   Amanda Ruckman at 703-968-6205 amanda@abcva.org

2. ABC/MD: 1220 B Joppa Road, Towson, Maryland.  Contact the POC for details.

POC:   Brittany Chaapel at 410-821-0351, ext.113 bchaapel@abcbaltimore.org

3. ABC/MD Hagerstown: ABC Cumberland Valley Chapter-Barr Construction Institute, 530 N. Locust St., Hagerstown, Md., 21740 

POC:  Emily Beecher at 301-739-1190, emily@abccvc.com 

4. ABC/Metro Washington class location: Associated Builders & Contractors Metro Washington, 6901 Muirkirk Meadows Suite F, Beltsville, Md. 20705

POC:   Kim Collins at 301-595-9711 kcollins@abcmetrowashington.org

5. AGC/MD Towson: Towson University Marriott, 10 W. Burke Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204-7008.

POC:   Sue Battey at 410-321-7870 sue@marylandagc.org

6. AGC/DC class location: Navy League Building: 2300 Wilson Blvd, Lobby Conference Room, Arlington, VA, 22201

POC: Kim Tracy, kim@agcofdc.org at 703-647-0255; Fax 703-673-9342www.agcofdc.org

Contact the ABC or AGC course managers as listed above for course information, registration and payment.


Upcoming Training Schedule (View Calendar 2019 PDF Schedule)

Session Number  Date  Location COE/NAVFAC Instructor
19-07 01.10.2019 Dulles, VA

Tim Craul/Reggie Hall

19-08 01.24.2019 Arlington, VA Mike Vaccaro/Igor Boras
19-09 02.07.2019 Towson, MD Patrick Marsh/Tom Trulli
19-10 02.21.2019 Timonium, MD David Anspacher/Joe Zurzolo
19-11 03.07.2019 Beltsville, VA Key Whiting/Jason Hummel
19-12 03.21.2019 Hagerstown, MD Randy Sitton
19-13 04.11.2019 Dulles, VA Tim Craul/Reggie Hall
19-14 04.25.2019 Arlington, VA Mike Vaccaro/Igor Boras
19-15 05.09.2019 Beltsville, MD Key Whiting/Jason Hummel
19-16 05.23.2019  Timonium, MD  Patrick Marsh/Joe Trulli
19-17 06.13.2019 Hagerstown, MD David Ansbacher
19-18 06.20.2019 Towson, MD Jason Hummel/Joe Trulli
19-19 07.11.2019 Timonium, MD David Ansbacher/Joe Zurzolo
19-20 07.25.2019 Dulles, VA Tim Craul/Reggie Hall
19-21 08.08.2019 Beltsville, MD Jason Hummel/Key Whiting
19-22 08.22.2019 Arlington, VA Mike Vaccaro/Igor Boras
19-23 09.12.2019 Hagerstown, MD Randy Sitton
19-24 09.26.2019  Timonium, MD  David Ansbacher/Joe Zurzolo 
20-01 10.03.2019 Towson, MD Key Whiting/Tom Trulli
20-02 10.24.2019 Arlington, VA Mike Vaccaro/Igor Boras
20-03 11.07.2019 Dulles, VA Tim Craul/Reggie Hall
20-04 11.21.2019 Beltsville, MD Key Whiting/Jason Hummel
20-05 12.05.2019 Hagerstown, MD Randy Sitton
20-06 12.12.2019 Towson, MD Patrick Marsh/Tom Trulli

Contact the ABC or AGC course managers as listed above for course information and registration.

Baltimore District Point of Contact

Baltimore District Director of Training for Construction Quality Management for Contractors

          Randy W. Sitton
          randy.w.sitton@usace.army.mil

Course Administrators

  TBD