QA Specialist

  • Depending on Experience
  • United States Alaska Anchorage
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
The E/I QA (Quality Assurance) Specialist provides client management, employees, agency, and contract employees assurance that facilities operated by the client meet design criteria for safety, reliability, and performance, and that they comply with regulatory requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:

Project Resource Leadership- 
Oversee project activities, which affect the quality of equipment and facilities through design, procurement, and fabrication/construction.
Ensure adequate resources with required technical knowledge and supporting skills to fulfill the Quality Plan are assigned to specific project teams.
Facilitate orientation to educate internal and external cross functional project team members on quality systems and processes to ensure expectations are understood early in the project.

Leadership of the Quality Management processes and standards:
Steward work procedures affecting quality, management and documentation of work processes, auditing and reporting on quality functions, and report to Quality Management on the process.
Ensure documentation exists for review, approval, distribution and retention of quality-related documents, records, and procedures.
Steward common processes to detect, track, abate, document, and communicate resolution of conditions detrimental to quality or mechanical integrity.
Provide oversight of contractor, fabricators, manufacturers, and suppliers to ensure formal quality programs exist within their respective work processes, that assures that work provided to client meets the quality requirements of the QMS standards.
Support the development of Quality Objectives that are consistent with client performance goals.
Maintain methods for tracking and reporting inspection and test status.

Quality Management Audits:
Conduct quality audits/assessments, Quality Management (QM) oversight, and Supplier Quality Surveillance (SQS) including evaluating the effectiveness of the system implementation.

Maintain Training Records:
Oversee training records for orientation, qualifications, and certification of QM personnel.
Establish an audit mechanism for tracking and reporting of training and orientation status for QM resources.

Secondary Responsibilities:    
Provide knowledgeable information and analysis to project teams, Alaska Capital Projects management and client Technical Authorities with regards to codes, specifications, drawings, and other regulatory requirements.
Provide feedback on internal and external quality management performance and resources.
Provide recommendations and alternatives for improving efficiencies on the overall processes for quality management.

Required Skills and Experience :
Bachelor of Engineering or
Experienced Engineer (>5 years) within the oil and gas industry or Experienced Quality Assurance (>5 years) with oil and gas facilities

Leadership Competencies        
The following competencies are critical to success in this role:
Takes Accountability
Drives Performance
Makes Decisions
Partners Collaboratively
Communicates Effectively

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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