Quality Assurance / Quality Control Expert

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1134
Date Posted:Sep 12, 2018
Closing Date:Sep 24, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Engineering and Construction
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About DABS:

Founded: 2002  http://www.dabs.af

د افغانستان برشنا شرکت یک شرکت خود کفا و مستقل است که طبق قانون شرکت های سهامی و محدود المسولیت جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان ایجاد گردیده است. د افغانستان برشنا شرکت با تمام اسهام سرمایه خود یک شرکت محدود المسئولیت بوده که به دولت افغانستان تعلق دارد. شرکت مذکور به تاریخ 15 ثور 1387 مطابق 4 می 2008 به د افغانستان برشنا شرکت تغییر شخصیت نمود و بحیث یک شرکت ملی برق جایگزین د افغانستان برشنا موسسه گردید. د افغانستان برشنا شرکت تولید، تورید، انتقال و توزیع برق را بگونه تجارتی در سراسر افغانستان تنظیم و اداره می نماید.

Job Summary:

Senior QA/QC Engineer will assist the Director in the leading and new establishing of the Technical Expert Team under the overall guidance and supervision of the PMO Director.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Excellent computer skills for Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and Internet use;

Abilities to represent the organization in national and international levels;

Fluency in English is a must, with excellent written and oral communication skills;

High-level interpersonal and relationship-building skills;

Ability to communicate and work effectively with persons of various cultures;

Ability to Maintain effective collaboration and partnerships with organs of Government and Government Agencies, Provincial Governments, International Organizations, the Private Sector and other Stakeholders;

Ability to Liaison with Donor agencies;

Ability and willingness to work in a high-pressure environment;

Ability and willingness to multi-task and work under pressure;

Professional in appearance and demeanor;

Duties & Responsibilities:

Develop, Establish, Manage and Maintain an Organization in-house standard QA/QC System with Standard Operation Procedures and Guidelines for Clients, Consultants and Contractors Staff.

Review of contractors plans such as quality control plan, Health and safety plan, corrective and preventive action plans and rectifying them as per project needs

Ensuring contractors’ quality control plan is implemented on site

Ensuring that the Quality Control Mechanisms currently employed by the Contractor are relevant

Ensuring implementation of three phases of inspection

Assist the supervisor(s) in controlling change

Notifying the project manager of the deviations from scope of work, drawing discrepancies and deficient performance

Inspect activities, tests, laboratory, material etc. to ensure that these are in accordance with relevant standards / methodologies

Review drawings and submittals for conformance with project specifications by direct review and by leveraging the knowledge and experience of others in the project team when necessary

Chair and document weekly QA/QC meetings with the Client and Site staffs and provide written minutes

Review the Contractor’s Daily QC Reports, test reports and any other Quality Control related activities’ reports

Provide daily Field Observation and weekly Defect Rectifying Notifications to the Contractor

Conduct preparatory, initial and follow up meetings to establish an understanding of the standards of care desired for each definable feature of work

Verify and document that all materials received for the project are in conformance with the approved submittal, are handled and stored appropriately and are acceptable for use in the project

Coordinate and document the testing and commissioning of project works

Assemble and forward project closeout documents that include O&M manuals, as built drawings and warranties

Stop work if necessary to resolve matters that affect safety, quality and/or inhibit the logical progress of work

Review, comment, approve all the technical design drawings and specifications of the design build contractors

Review projects drawings and specification to be compliance with the standards and codes.

Review of the projects contracts for better resolving all technical issues with the design build contractors.

Advise on resolving priorities on construction activities with the contractors.

Advise on all technical matters related to the following activities: preparation, review, execution and management of technical affairs engineering projects;

To advise and provide time to time reports to the Director regarding the technical issues, quality control, timeline, implementation schedules, concept designs and detail plans of projects;

To support the relevant departments of DABS to carry out capacity building needs of the organization for strengthening planning, implementation and monitoring. The capacity building needs will reflect both technical and non-technical/managerial needs;

To provide feedback about the technical terms and conditions of RFPs and supervise the activities performed by contractors and provide timely reports and advise about the schedule, quality and progress of the projects;

To assist in negotiating with the contractors on the implementation of activities as per the contractual requirement;

To participate in the meetings related to technical and management matters of on-going projects and also technical preparation and development of new projects;

Supervise related PMO staff and local or international short-term consultants working for the project;

Extensive Travel within and outside Afghanistan maybe required.

Establishing scope of authority, clear lines of communication and reporting and specific individuals who will interact directly with the stakeholders

Identifying potential problems and solutions

To carry out other tasks as entrusted by the PMO Director.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. Master’s Degree would be preferred

Min. 5 years of relevant work experience

Have a thorough understanding of relevant quality management systems

Work experience with international organizations such as, WB, JICA, USAID or other is desirable.

Direct experience in capacity development programs and/or government setting is desirable.

Languages: Fluency in local languages (Dari/Pashto) and English is required.

Good understanding of the relevant standards and norms relevant to the works.

Job Keywords:

Quality Assurance / Quality Control Expert
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