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  • Job reference: RMS0137910

Site Quality Coordinator - Transmission

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Newfoundland and Labrador - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/04/2014
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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:
The incumbent will work closely with the Quality Manager —Transmission Lines, Area Managers, and Package Leaders to develop a Quality oversight, monitoring, surveillance and inspection program for Construction Contractors and Suppliers and ensure continual and effective implementation.

The following is being executed as a contract scope of work:
• Lead and manage the development, implementation and maintenance of a Quality oversight, monitoring, inspection and surveillance program to ensure delivery of the Project which includes: Overhead Transmission;
• Assist with development of all applicable Quality oversight, monitoring, surveillance and inspection plans, procedures and checklists for inspecting and reporting of the work;
• Ensure Quality oversight, monitoring, surveillance and inspection of the work, 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 regulatory requirements, technical specifications, drawings and any special supplier installation procedures as defined in contractors and suppliers' inspection and test plans are fulfilled;
• Develop inspection reporting requirements and ensure quality control files of all on-going construction work are maintained;
• Develop the quality audit and surveillance plans and approved reports such as corrective actions, nonconformance, and observations;
• Monitor contractors' and suppliers' compliance to project and technical requirements;
• Review project technical specifications and drawings to determine quality requirements;
• Endorse 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;
• Define turnover documentation requirements;
• Ensure adequate closure of all audit findings, NCRs, etc.;
• Contribute to quality progress reports including quality metrics on a weekly and monthly basis;
• Participate in oversight, monitoring, inspection and surveillance activity;
• Broad oversight of safety and environment; and
• Review inspector reports for accuracy and closure.

• Strong knowledge of Quality Management principles and ISO 9001 standard is preferred;
• Demonstrated commitment and leadership to Quality Assurance issues;
• Efficiency in Microsoft applications such as word, excel, outlook, power point, etc. ;
• Incumbent must be willing to work from remote work sites;
• Must possess a valid driver's license and be eligible to drive in Newfoundland, Labrador and Canada;
• Travel by airplane, helicopter, snowmobile, or boat may be required; and
• Incumbent may be required to operate an all-terrain vehicle, snowmobile or class 5 vehicles.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor degree or completion of a Civil Engineering Technology program is preferred.
• Minimum post-secondary graduation from a recognized technical program or a related discipline, supplemented by additional training in Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
• Must have minimum 10 years of experience associated with the development and coordination of quality activities for
construction, preservation, mechanical completions, commissioning, handover and start-up;
• Experience working with contractors, in particular those involved in the construction of large projects;
• Experience with construction of Overhead Transmission Lines;
• Experience with auditing construction Quality programs;
• Experience with project completions and document for operations turnover;
• Experience working in a team environment;
• Working knowledge of incident investigation / root cause analysis;

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Self-starter, who identifies priority tasks, puts plans in place to complete, and delivers;
• Thrives to be an active team player, but can effectively work independently;
• Proven skills in effectively managing multiple tasks, often under pressure and within time constraints;
• Ability to develop processes and articulate within the project organization;
• Ability to quickly assimilate new data, including highly technical information;
• Advanced written and verbal communication skills required to effectively interact with a variety of industry personnel; and
• Safety and environmentally oriented.

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