Quality Technician (Senior)
Alberta Calgary, Alberta
5d ago

The Role : Job Description :

Job Description : Office Based :

Office Based :

  • Communicate with project team, functional associated personnel, and the external stakeholders in regards to implement and control quality requirements as per company and business unit processes, plans, and procedures;
  • Develop project quality plans, project specific quality procedures, review ITPs, custom forms / checklists / reports, attend meetings to represent quality;
  • Conduct quality orientations, kick-off meeting presentations;
  • Develop, implement, monitor, and oversee the Project Quality Plan throughout all phases of the project. Promote and enforce the use of NCRs, CARs, KPIs, Trending / Tracking, Audit Close-
  • Out, Process Conformance / Improvement;
  • Create and maintain project quality audits schedule;
  • Report audit findings and summaries to the leadership, and close the necessary actions;
  • Initiate, coordinate in the development and approval of correction actions, verify completeness, and close NCRs;
  • Provide support to the business unit quality activities including process improvement reviews, lessons learned, and recommendations;
  • Field Based :

  • Lead project quality documentation reviews from contractors and suppliers, including the Contractor / Supplier Quality Plans (QA and QC), ITPs, Checklists, Templates, etc.;
  • Communicate with onsite personnel including construction, fabrication, NDT, coating, and welding managers, supervisors, and inspectors;
  • Well versed in relevant pipeline codes & standards such as ASME, CSA, ISO, OPR, API, ASTM;
  • Good knowledge of Welding Techniques and Coating applications;
  • Develop project audit plan, perform engineering, fabrication and construction audits for pipeline and facilities projects as per client specifications, contractual SOW, codes and standards, initiate audit report;
  • Capable to lead, organize, conduct, report, and close out quality audit findings effectively;
  • Review relevant documents such as Quality Manual, ITP, procedures, WPS and welder's qualification, inspection reports;
  • Review and verify project specification and coordinate contractors for technical matters related to quality;
  • Ensure that the competent inspectors and operators are engaged at the site activities;
  • Ensure daily, weekly, and monthly inspections are carried out as required and reports are being submitted to the client properly;
  • Ensure that contractors are implementing ITPs appropriately and QA / QC records are kept and transferred to the Client as per the contractual requirements;
  • Ensure the site working conditions are appropriate as per the specifications and site safety plans;
  • Ensure the records of equipment calibration and condition;
  • Review of material test certificates for the raw materials purchased;
  • Good communication skills, highly motivated, decision making and worked in multitask environment;
  • Ensure that non-destructive and other examinations have been performed to the degree specified per IFC Drawings, using qualified personnel, and that results have been fully recorded and completed prior to PWHT and / or Hydrotest;
  • Ensure all hydrotest records / reports are updated and maintained prior to assembly;
  • Lessons Learned Reports, Opportunities for Improvement, NCRs, CARs, Procedure and Process revision recommendations;
  • Review of turnover documentation;
  • Other tasks as needed;
  • Essential Skills / Qualifications :


  • Overall 10 years of experience in engineering and construction with pipeline (along with associated facilities) quality assurance and control background;
  • Engineering degree or equivalent diploma / certificate combined with relevant experience;
  • A related industry direct experience in fabrication and inspection of pipeline construction;
  • A minimum of 5 year's supervisory and direct experience in fabrication and pipeline construction experience;
  • Familiarity with quality management systems such as ISO 9000;
  • Must be familiar with pipeline relevant ASME, ASTM, ABSA, ISO, OPR, CSA, API codes and standards;
  • Experience in painting / coating inspection would be an asset;
  • Comfortable with MS Office and Outlook;
  • Have and maintain a valid driver's license (Drivers abstract required);
  • About Fircroft :

    Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide.

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    Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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