Quality Assurance/Quality Control Manager (Civil Construction)

Job description


The Quality Assurance/Quality Control Manager is responsible for the effective functioning of all quality programs across all projects.This includes design, implementation, monitoring and review.They also oversee the Health and Safety program for the company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise the Quality Control functions/activities of a project or its parts, including Quality Control inspection schedules and the collection of Quality Records
  • Design and implement Quality Control and Assurance systems to ensure all project works and materials comply with the required regulatory, company and client requirements and standards
  • Ensure that all Design and Build tenders meet the required building codes
  • Oversees contracts and provides quality control services including compliance testing, material quality testing and training
  • Supervise Quality Control personnel and allocate resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Support the Construction Manager in dealing with the Client for all the Quality matters
  • Assess the implementation of the Quality Plan and Quality Control Plans on the site
  • Ensure all material specifications are completed and up to date and that suppliers are providing the necessary quality documentation
  • Supervise inspections, reports and the documentation issued by outside agency inspectors and collects and files the required Quality Records
  • Evaluate the qualifications of welders, technicians and other tradespeople with regard to the activities assigned
  • Evaluate the qualifications of inspection personnel
  • Evaluate and monitor subcontractors with respect to their quality assurance systems and quality of work
  • Support and participate in all the internal/external audits
  • Coordinate the relevant Tracking Systems for correct identification of materials and ensure all non-complying materials are quarantined as necessary
  • Supervise the correct equipment calibration management activities
  • Issue the Hot Work and other Work permits as required.
  • Cooperate with the Project Quality Engineer (PQE)  - to analyses of non conformists
  • Supervise inspection of defect renewal, re-work and re-welding
  • Handle certain administrative tasks, such as preparing reports for both internal and external parties
  • Participate in post project reviews, recommend and implement improved QA/QC systems based on learning
  • Oversee the HSSE program for the company including, but not limited to:
    • The necessary safety policies and procedures are developed, implemented and updated regularly
    • Ensuring the appropriate safety procedures are being complied with on site
    • The required HSSE equipment is available to all relevant staff
    • A robust inspection program is in place
    • Safety metrics are in place, visible and up to date
    • The performance of the HSSE program is regularly reported on, reviewed and appropriate corrective actions implemented when required
    • All staff receive training in the relevant aspects of safe work procedures and safe work environments
    • All sub-contractors comply with company safety policies and procedures
  • Provide direction, development and leadership to team members
  • Support and contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • The company’s Quality Assurance and Quality Control systems function effectively and efficiently
  • Re-work levels are kept to the agreed targets
  • Injuries, Accidents, Incidents and Near misses are kept to the agreed targets


Minimum Qualifications & Experience 

  • Minimum of 10 or more years Quality Assurance and Quality Control experience within the construction industry
  • Minimum of 5 years experience of supervising HSSE programs within the construction industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal skills Formal Health and Safety training (TBC)
  • Communication and influencing skills, in person and in writing
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • The ability to lead and manage teams and projects
  • Attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies but also the ability to see the implications for the bigger picture
  • Organization and time management skills and the ability to handle a complex, varied workload
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and put in the time needed to get the job done
  • While performing the duties of this job, the jobholder may be required to visit suppliers and construction sites both locally and regionally