Lead QA / QC Engineer

Requisition ID 
2016-14448
Department / Discipline 
Quality Assurance
Vacancy Type / Position Type 
Staff / Permanent
Work Location
KW Shuaiba

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking to recruit a competent Lead QA/QC Engineer as a member of Project Management Consultancy (PMC) team based in Kuwait, responsible for construction and completions delivery of KNPC’s Fifth Gas Train Project.

 

  • Monitor the implementation of the quality management system in project execution
  • Enhance quality performance and improvement across the project through audits and surveillance
  • Establish, document and maintain a quality control system for PMC site activities
  • Ensure the establishment of a trained, qualified and competent quality team
  • Actively mentor team members, conduct professional development reviews and recommend suitable candidates for promotion
  • Supervise the implementation of technical integrity verification 
  • Liaise with the EPC Contractor as directed
  • Ensure assigned work is managed and delivered to KNPC satisfaction
  • Enhance and demonstrate commitment to raising HSE standards and proposing new initiatives or improvements
  • Prepare project quality audit schedules and conduct project quality audits
  • Monitor and review site inspection and testing
  • Participate in project meetings and report on quality issues
  • Participate in Subcontractor evaluations to review bid’s submittals on quality requirements, participate in risk analysis and technical scoring processes
  • Participate in Construction, Pre commission and Commission reviews on quality matters
  • Participate in project risk assessment workshops
  • Coordinate Amec Foster Wheeler/KNPC and /or a Third party Agency Participation in inspection and testing at manufacturers facilities
  • Conduct internal quality surveillance and report to Construction Manager
  • Support other quality personnel (Coordinators and Inspectors) in monitoring Contractor’s work execution during the construction phase
  • Maintenance and monitoring of all quality control activities

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 12 years post graduation experience
  • Minimum 6 years experience in the oil & gas, refining and petrochemical industries
  • Familiar with ISO 9000 and 14000 series standards
  • Trained ISO 9001 Quality Auditor
  • Practical experience on plant and vendor inspection
  • Good all-round understanding of all disciplines: Civil, Structural, Piping, Welding, Pipelines, Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation
  • Ability to achieve Mechanical Completion and have a basic understanding of Process Engineering
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior PMC experience an asset
  • Prior Middle East experience an asset

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

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