The QC Engineer reports administratively to the Group Quality Manager and functionally to the Project Site Engineer, and will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of the quality assurance and quality control of site activities and construction work and management and implementation of Site document control functions.
The QA/QC Engineer:
- To communicate the minimum QC requirements to any suppliers and or subcontractors.
- To have the authority to stop work for cause, reject work, order work removed, initiate remedial work, propose solutions, and reject material not in compliance with the Contract.
- Be present on site during working hours and assigned full time to this Contract. The company shall designate alternate individuals to assume responsibilities in the temporary absence of the Quality Engineer.
- Be completely familiar with the Contract Scope of Work, Drawings, Specifications and Codes and Standards.
- Assist in the establishment and implementation of the Site QC program with subcontractors and monitor their conformance.
- Inspect existing conditions prior to the start of new work packages.
- Conduct a pre-construction Quality Control meeting with the company's construction team prior to the commencement of each major item of work required by the Contract.
- Perform in-process and follow up inspections on each of the work segments to ensure compliance with the Contract. Upon request accompany the CLIENT representative on such inspections.
- Coordinate required test, inspections and demonstrations with CLIENT or any other authority having jurisdiction. Assure that work is accessible for test or inspection.
- Inspect purchased equipment arriving at the site to ensure conformance with the requirements of the Contract/Specification or Purchase Order. Prepare and submit inspection documentation as required. Quality Engineer must provide immediate notification to CLIENT if free issued materials and equipment are found to be non-conforming.
- Identify report and reject defective work not in conformance with the Contract. Monitor the repair or reconstruction of rejected work and document corrective action including all remedial action taken to prevent the re-occurrence of the defective work.
- If necessary retain specialists or subcontractors for inspection of work in areas where additional technical knowledge is required. Submit details of specialist or subcontractor selection process to CLIENT for approval prior to work commencing.
- Schedule and accompany CLIENT on any site visits when requested.
- Work closely with CLIENT to ensure optimum Quality Control and attend meetings as required.
- Provide support to company's field staff in arranging the testing of materials and workmanship as required by the specifications and drawings.
- Co-ordinates with company's field staff and 3rd party inspection to ensure that all required testing has been performed and that acceptable results have been achieved.
- Advise company's field staff of quality and deficiencies detected during “in-progress” inspection and assists and advises on any requirements and remedial actions. Follows up to ensure that all necessary action has been completed prior to release as final acceptance.
- Co-ordinates with field staff on the acceptance sign-off of the required documentation for the final acceptance or to proceed beyond the nominated hold and witness points.
- Take the responsibility of Site Work Documentation of Conformance and Inspections for entire Project’s period and assure that the Final Quality Documentation File is always in line with the requirement, as specified in Contract.