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Inspector Transmission Lines

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Newfoundland and Labrador - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/10/2013
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The Company:
Our client, a diverse Canadian Energy Company, plans new developments estimated at $12+ Billion over the next 5 years.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. Residents of Newfoundland & Labrador will be given first consideration for this position.

The Role:
Direction Received:

Reporting to the Site Quality Coordinator - Transmission Lines, direction and guidance will be provided, however the incumbent should be capable of functioning with a limited level of supervision.

Direction Execised:

This position has no direct reports, however the incumbent is responsible for QA/QC oversight, monitoring, surveillance and inspection of all construction activities.

Summary of Job Function:

The incumbent will work closely with the Site Construction Management Team to: Implement and participate in QA/QC oversight, monitoring, surveillance and inspection programs for Transmission Lines of the Project for construction and installation activities of Contractors and Suppliers at site; Ensure Contractors and Suppliers' QA/QC programs are implemented and effective; To verify and assure satisfactory quality performance of the work by Contractors and Supplier's at site.

Principal Activities, Duties and Responsibilities:

The following is being executed as a contract scope of work:
• Implement all applicable QA/QC oversight, monitoring, surveillance and inspection plans, procedures and checklists for inspecting and reporting of the work activities.

• Perform QA/QC oversight, monitoring, surveillance and inspection of the work which includes: HVdc Overhead Transmission Lines and HVac Overhead Transmission Lines on behalf of client, to ensure contractors' and suppliers' quality programs are fully implemented and effective through review and acceptance of contractors' quality documentation (including inspection and test plans, procedures, quality records, final documentation, etc.)

• Ensure full compliance with the regulatory requirements, technical specifications, drawings and any special supplier installation procedures as defined in contractors and suppliers' inspection and test plans.

• Provide daily, weekly and monthly inspection reports and maintain quality control files of all on-going construction work.

• Implement the quality audit and surveillance plan and issue reports such as corrective actions, nonconformances, and observations.

• Work with Contractors and Suppliers to ensure clarity in understanding project and technical requirements.

• Interface daily with engineering team to ensure compliance to all technical specifications and drawings for selected scopes.

• Review documentation received from contractor (material specification, method statements, Inspection and Test Plans, drawings, test results, other technical documentation, etc.) for implementation and compliance.

• Attend construction meetings as required.

• Ensure turnover documentation is complete; and

• Work with contractors and suppliers to ensure all audit findings, etc. are closed

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

• Technical Diploma in Civil Engineering or a related discipline, supplemented by experience in construction QA/QC oversight, monitoring, surveillance and inspection activities for large civil projects, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


• Minimum 10 years of field experience in performing QA/QC oversight, monitoring, surveillance and inspection activities on large construction projects.

• Experience with implementing quality programs for large capital projects, with a good exposure to civil works.

• Experience working with international contractors on large civil projects.

• Experience with construction of HVdc and HVac Overhead Transmission Lines.

• Experience in execution of inspection and test plans.

• Previous experience with auditing construction QA programs.

• Experience working in a team environment.

• Working knowledge of incident investigation / root cause analysis.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Good knowledge of civil engineering principles, standards and regulations relating to construction,
inspection and safety standards;
• Strong technical and communication skills to effectively interact with contractor, consultant and owner
• Must be a team player but maintain the ability to work independently;
• Strong knowledge of Quality Management principles and ISO 9001 standard;
• Demonstrated commitment to Quality Assurance issues;
• Basic understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel is preferred; and
• Incumbent must be willing to work from remote work sites as required by the Site QA Coordinator.
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