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  • Job reference: RMS0165895

Laboratory Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Muskrat Falls
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/04/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/05/16)
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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:
As a Laboratory Supervisor you will be reporting to the Senior Quality Advisor and your main responsibilities will include:

Participate in QA/QC oversight, monitoring, surveillance and inspection programs and activities for concrete, material and soils testing and inspection activities at Muskrat Falls - North Spur work site.
Review reports of materials testing prepared by laboratory personnel and advise Construction and Engineering of trends or anomalies which indicate a non-conformance of the materials with the construction specifications.
Ensure standards, procedures, processes and checklists for inspecting and testing of concrete, materials and soils at North Spur.
Ensure Laboratory documentation and resolution of non-conformance, corrective action and preventative action;
Ensure full compliance with technical specifications, drawings and any special supplier installation procedures as
defined in contractors and inspection and test plans;
Perform monitoring, surveillance and inspection of material and soils used to support the stabilization of North Spur
Attend construction meetings as required;
Ensure technical turnover documentation is complete;
Prepare and adapt equipment manual to perform testing program
Teach specific testing method to technicians and ensure that test was done accordingly with adapted standards
Manage test results in the project database
Use adaptive software tools to do calculations, calibration and report for all test results

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Educational requirements:

Technical Diploma or Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a related discipline, supplemented by experience in construction QA/QC oversight, monitoring, surveillance and inspection activities for large dam construction projects, with focus on soil and material use in earth fill, and dam construction

Registration with the Association of Engineering Technicians and Technologists of Newfoundland and Labrador (AETTNL) is desirable.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Required work experience:

Minimum of 20 years of progressively responsible experience in laboratory testing related to dam construction industry including field experience in performing QA/QC oversight, monitoring, surveillance and inspection activities on large
earth fill dam construction projects;
Considerable experience in concrete testing including roller compacted concrete (RCC), materials and soils testing and inspection including experience in a coordination capacity; Should be an advantage
Experience with construction of hydroelectric projects, specifically earth fill dam construction and other related civil works
Knowledge of the construction materials standards and approved testing methodologies established by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and other standards organization;
Knowledge of the operation of a Materials Laboratory to provide quality control of materials used for large civil projects; mainly earth fill dam construction
Ability to supervise techni
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