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Senior Inspector HVdc Specialties and Switchyards

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Newfoundland and Labrador - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/04/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (29/04/14)
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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 the Senior Inspector HVdc Specialties and Switchyards you will work closely with the Area Construction Management Team to:
• Implement and participate in QA/QC oversight, monitoring, surveillance and inspection programs for HVdc Specialities and Switchyards of the Project for construction and installation activities of contractors and suppliers
• Ensure contractors and suppliers' QA/QC programs are implemented and effective;
• Verify and assure satisfactory quality performance of the work by contractors and supplier's at site.


PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Note: 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;
• 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, non-conformances', 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;
• Work with contractors and suppliers to ensure all audit findings, NCR, etc. are closed.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Technical Diploma in Electrical or 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.

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
• 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 HVdc converter station, HVdc Transition Compounds, submarine cable terminations, and telecommunications;
• Experience in execution of inspection and test plans; Previous experience with auditing construction QA programs;
• Working knowledge of incident investigation / root cause

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