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Quality Engineer - Mechanical

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Atyrau
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/01/2014
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The Role:
Fircroft are seeking a Quality Engineer for a major Oil & Gas operator based out in Kazakhstan

Location: firstly Atyrau, then onsite in Tengiz
Duration: Circa 12-18 months
Rotation: 28/28
Rates: Negotiable
Accommodation: Provided
Mobilisation/Demobilsation flights: provided
Per Diem: provided
Hours Worked: 10 hours a day – 6/7 days a week
Start Date: ASAP – Visas/work permits usually take around 6/8 weeks on average

The Quality Engineer will oversee the Mechanical Discipline. Previous experience within this area is essential.


Supervise and coordinate the implementation of a site specific QMS
Provide continuous assurance oversight of Contractor to verify the work is compliant with the requirements
Develop and maintain Project Procedures to support the PQP.
Shall have a working knowledge of fabrication techniques, applicable codes and standards, QA/QC requirements, word processing skills, experience in document control, records management and filing systems is required.
Good working relationship with the contractors QA/QC department will be an ongoing key job responsibility for this position.
Shall implement and administer nonconformance, control, preventative and corrective actions, and continuously improve the QMS and monitor fabrication through the Construction Superintendant and Inspectors.
As needed this position will establish Quality matrices for critical activities, monitor trends and provide recommendations for improvement and follow up on complex technical information and be to communicate those thoughts in English through both written and verbal reporting.
Must be able to scale QA/QC documentation requirements to appropriate size for project.
Develop and implement QA/QC systems during Execution Phase
Review design and provide input to the Engineered Equipment RFQ evaluation and award recommendations.
Ensure QAQC requirements are met by FEED engineering Deliverables.
Provide recommendations to FEED Engineering Team to enhance the fabrication safety of the Facilities designs.
Manage inspection of engineered equipment and materials at the point of manufacture to ensure conformance with project requirements.
Lead periodic audits of the supplier's QA/QC system.
Monitor supplier and inspector performance and coordinate supplier quality reporting.
Ensure that concessions and deficiencies are properly documented and processed.
Monitor and ensure the timely completion of manufacturer's quality data book and other project deliverables
Ensure project plans and procedures are developed and implemented in compliance and consistent with specific location, regulatory and contractual requirements
Provide effective quality planning to ensure that process controls and prerequisite product and service verification and inspection arrangements are established and resourced for the project consistent with criticality, statutory and contractual obligations.
Ensure effective planning and implementation of design control, verification, validation and review activities.
Ensure effective implementation and coordination of vendor assessment and inspection activities.
Ensure effective implementation and verification of construction inspection and testing activities.
Ensure effective implementation of non-conformance, corrective action, and preventive action management processes.
Previous Kazakhstan project experience beneficial.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Applicants must have a degree for visa purposes
Applicants must be under 60 years of age to qualify for a Visa
Applicants must provide fit to work medical for harsh weather conditions

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Auditing Experience
Minimum of ten (10) years of experience relating to the contract's scope of work e.g. oil, gas projects of which five (5) years must be in Quality Management System activities.
AWS CWI, CSWIP SWI or approved equivalent certifications
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