QA/QC Manager
Surerus Pipeline Inc.
Surerus Murphy Joint Venture (SMJV) :are currently looking for a QA/QC Manager:, who is responsible for overseeing the onsite implementation of the Quality Management System (QMS) for the project.

  • Manage and maximize the use of project quality resources to effectively deliver projects on time and on budget.
  • Provide corporate leadership, mentorship and directions to all project quality control personnel.
  • Ongoing monitoring and analysis of results of weld and coating repair rates, quality field inspections and responses to client compliance issues
  • Proactively identify mitigation and corrective measures to quality compliance issues, repair rates and any resulting trends
  • Undertake monitoring and cost analysis of quality related defects,
  • Assist with the development of Weld Procedure Specifications and other technical certifications e.g. ASBA as required.
Develop training packages for roll out to project teams to ensure full understanding and requirements of the QC Management Systems I.E. Quality Management Plans, Inspection and Test Plans etc.
Assist in development and support of the quality related key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Work with the QHSE Director to develop and deliver a QA/QC strategy and annual budget suitable for the requirements of the department and Company.
  • Lead and support the QA/QC team to first class delivery of QA/QC.
  • Oversee field quality related Non-conformance Reports (NCRs) and Corrective Action Requests (CARs) investigations with consistent use of root cause analysis. Escalate reports as required. Identify trends and drive improvements across the business.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with the QHSE Systems & Assurance Manager to ensure timely input of expert knowledge to support the development, training and roll out of ISO 9001 documents as relevant to the field quality control.
  • Develop and maintain a QA/QC knowledge bank to suit the requirements of the Company e.g. up to date specifications and codes, library of weld procedures etc.
  • Work closely with the QHSE Systems & Assurance Manager to develop the QA/QC audit schedule and undertake audits as required.
  • Liaising with the QHSE Systems & Assurance Manager to compile and communicate appropriate lessons learned and good practices to ensure continuous improvement across the business.
  • Undertake site visits to promote leadership, engagement and support for the Walk the Line Culture Development Program.
  • Manage the QA/QC input requirements for PQQs, tenders, ISNetworld etc. to ensure relevant, up to date information provided and scores are consistently high.
  • Act as the QA/QC representative with clients and industry associations.
  • CSA 178.2 Certification CWB Level II or industry equivalent.
  • Engineering degree (Mechanical, Civil/Structural), or graduate of an applicable technical diploma program is considered an asset.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in a quality control related position in pipeline construction
  • Minimum of 5 years at an equivalent managerial level.
  • In depth technical experience and knowledge in welding (including building out of weld procedures), coating and non-destructive testing (both radiography and ultrasonic)
  • Communication and negotiation skills to manage direct interface with client supervisory and management staff to resolve quality and field inspection problems, agree to remedial actions and represent the best interests of the Company.
  • Understanding of the oil and gas industry (especially pipeline/facility construction).
  • Ability to read and understand relevant construction documents including drawings, specifications, procedures and codes of practice.
  • Good working knowledge of ABSA, ASME, CSA, ISO 9001 and associated codes, standards and regulations as well as government regulatory bodies overseeing energy industry activities in Canada.
  • This position will support projects Travel and/or living in temporary accommodations is required.
We thank all applicants in advance. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.