Mission - Enhance quality and build performance capacity in public works design and construction.
Values - Creativity ● Leadership ● Inclusion
Who we are: Janette Keiser is a civil engineer and attorney, skilled with large, sophisticated public works infrastructure projects. Ms. Keiser has worked for governmental agencies as a public works executive, project manager and construction counsel. Ms. Keiser has owned and operated a successful consulting firm for over 25 years.
J. Keiser & Associates LLC ("JKA") is a state-certified woman and minority owned business, as well as federally recognized as a disadvantaged small business. The business is also listed as a certified small disadvantaged company with the City of Seattle, Port of Seattle, and King County.
JKA is also a licensed Electrical Contractor, working under the trade name "JKA Electric". We have a staff of well qualified, experienced electrical engineers and master electricians. Our focus is public works QA/QC on complex projects, and are skilled in a wide variety of electrical work. (Link to JKA Electric website)
What we do: (click here to see a list of services provided) JKA's concentrates its expertise on these four related areas:
Electrical Contracting, focusing on QA/QC and quality management
Quality Management – providing management and technical services to ensure quality control, quality assurance and quality verification of public works projects
Diversity management – providing training, management services and coaching to increase the diversity of small businesses working on public works projects
Capacity building – providing leadership, management, administrative and technical training and mentoring to help diverse businesses build the capacity to successfully perform on public works projects
How we provide our services: Electrical Contracting
Provide highly qualified electrical engineers and master electricians to inspect complex electrical systems for public and private projects
Follow our steps below for Quality Management procedures on all projects
Provide specialized technical resources, primarily related to electrical engineering, for quality control, quality assurance and quality verification of public works projects
Address policy and regulatory issues related to quality management
Develop a curriculum of information and training, which can be used to help individuals understand and deploy quality integration; that is, how QC, QA and QV are managed as part of an integrated program
Research and identify best practices to help organizations successfully develop and sustain supportive business cultures that enhance diverse business inclusion.
Develop and deploy educational materials to help organizations develop and enhance diverse business inclusion programs.
Be an effective advocate of diverse business inclusion.
Serve as a coach/mentor to diverse businesses
Look for opportunities to team with diverse businesses and in so doing, help build their capacity through coaching, training and modeling knowledge, skills and abilities.
Develop a curriculum of information and training related to leadership and the mindset needed for successful entrepreneurship.