The QA/QC Engineer has the responsibility of maintaining and following quality strategies and quality systems within an onshore organization. In addition, he or she provides support to the QA/QC Coordinator in making sure that quality risks are correctly assessed, identified and managed for all onshore project management procedures that require high quality project delivery and execution.
Companies in the oil and gas industry looking to employ QA/QC Engineers are those seeking quality control in the process of meeting consumer expectations with their products and services.
Tasks and responsibilities
The QA/QC Engineer is responsible for the implementation of quality control procedures and plans for providing the more efficient onsite construction work. He or she develops and maintains quality standards that apply to onsite construction work, ensuring proper implementation. The QA/QC Engineer reviews and approves inspections, test plans and quality control plans from contractors. He or she identifies, analyzes and resolves problems and issues with quality assurance and control for onshore site construction. The QA/QC Engineer plans and coordinates QA/QC activities, making certain of quality control of the work in accordance to contract requirements. It is the responsibility of the QA/QC Engineer to supervise the activities of the quality service providers and inspectors to ensure diligent performance. The QA/QC Engineer reviews and approves the contractors' quality documentation, and implements contractor audits as well.
QA/QC Engineers have a HNC level education in an engineering discipline or an equivalent field. Most QA/QC Engineers have at least ten years of experience in a QA/QC position related to the oil and gas industry. A QA/QC Engineer has a record of compliance with quality work standards. In addition, QA/QC Engineers also have good communication and interpersonal skills. They have an ability to work well under pressure as well as keep up with several tasks at the same time. The experienced QA/QC Engineer has excellent skills with the leading and managing of people, in addition to having a strong commercial awareness and data entry skills.