|Date Posted:||May 3, 2010|
|Closing Date:||May 12, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
Duties & Responsibilities:
The QC Engineer will be responsible for ensuring that work carried out and materials being used on a construction project meet quality and safety standards, and conform to government specifications. He will work under the overall supervision of QC Manager. He will ensure the effective and efficient application of project resources (materials, personnel and equipment). This will include materials quality, installations, fixtures, method of construction of civil works.
As part of work, he will take measurements and samples of materials to carry out quality control checks; make visual inspections of the work; identify defects and propose changes to rectify these in discussion with the QC/Project Manager; liaise with construction professionals, such as Sub-contractors, engineers and surveyors to plan site inspections; report regularly to the QC Manager, detailing progress and any problems encountered.
The QC Engineer should also be conversant with quality of construction methods and materials. In addition to the regular supervision of project activities on site to ensure that the government receives the quality of workmanship needed, he will perform vital reporting functions; using precise and concise daily (outline format provided). The tasks will include but not limited to the following:
â€¢ Checking the setting out, quality of materials and workmanship of installations and civil works, including those of Sub-contractors, for compliance with the contract documents.
â€¢ Maintaining records of hidden work including those under form works or scaffolding, for the information of the government.
â€¢ Witnessing the proper carrying out of any tests required by the government, including retests, maintaining records of materials, labour, equipment, location, dates and durations, results and other relevant information and reporting as necessary, maintaining a register of tests and contact the government for instructions in the event of unsatisfactory test results.
â€¢ In consultation with the QC Manager, interpret drawing details, clauses of specifications and other instructions by the government.
â€¢ Prepare and submit daily periodic reports on quality, general progress of the works (including progress photographs), labour force, weather, etc., as per standard format to QC manager.
â€¢ Carry out inspections at completion stages, check that the Sub-contractor addresses the defects lists and prepare a final schedule of outstanding defects.
â€¢ Attend the three phase inspection and follow up the approved criteria practically in the site.
â€¢ Checking the quality of the materials arrived to site to meet the technical requirement and approved submittals
â€¢ Supporting the subcontractor in proper storage and balance of materials in stocks and on time reporting to QCM for status of materials in site
â€¢ Supporting the construction department and QCM for raising the stock release request.
â€¢ Advising the subcontractor QCEs for controlling the proper storage and balance of materials in the site by subs.
â€¢ Attending the red zone meetings
â€¢ Assist the QCM for Preparing the punch lists
â€¢ Attending the implementation of commissioning process and documentation gathering for final approval and filing.
â€¢ On time action and supporting of the sub contractor for deficiency correction.
â€¢ On time responsive to QCM and upper management
â€¢ Checking of site testing of related activities and test tracking
â€¢ Checking of test result prior submittal to QCM.
â€¢ Any other task(s) assigned by the President and upper management of company
Qualification and Skills:
The minimum level of the QC staff should be Bachelors of Engineering (Civil). The QC engineer will need to have at least 3 years worked in quality control, civil works and construction sites. He will need to be:
â€¢ Fluent in spoken English.
â€¢ Fluent in written English.
â€¢ Proficient at least in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
â€¢ Able to converse with Sub-contractor, and the QC/Project Manager
â€¢ Excellent observational skills and to be able to pay attention to detail
â€¢ A broad knowledge of the construction materials and methods,
â€¢ Good analytical skills
â€¢ Excellent communication and negotiating skills
â€¢ The ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff at all levels
â€¢ Be physically fit and comfortable working in rugged site conditions
â€¢ The QC engineer is to provide on-site guidance to the Sub-contractor. This guidance correction of the construction methods, standards and the properties of the building, materials use and production (e.g. Production of concrete). If the QC engineer feels that the Sub-contractor is not complying with the design drawings or specification the QC/Project Manager is to be contacted immediately.
â€¢ The QC Engineer is to pass directions and information from QC Manager to the Sub-contractor.
â€¢ The QC Engineer is to be conversant with the Construction Contract and Conditions of Contract.
â€¢ Undertake inspections as per the Building Inspection Record.
â€¢ Check materials to ensure that they have been approved by government and that the correct materials are being used on site.
â€¢ Undertake inspections to ensure that correct building practices are being used.
â€¢ The QC Engineer is to request materials sample testing as per the Construction Contract (e.g. concrete tests). The QC engineer is to record the results of the tests and forward the results to QC manager for submitting to the government for review and approval.
â€¢ Record the daily activities on Daily QC report.
â€¢ Take photographs of the site activities and quality control inspections. The photographs are to be labelled including building number/name and date. The photographs are to be recorded on the building inspection record.
â€¢ The weekly site notes, including photographs, are to be forwarded to QC/Project Manager.
â€¢ The QC Engineer is to forward the Daily reports weekly to QC Manager.
â€¢ The QC Engineer is to contact QC/Project Manager if there is any issue on site that the QC Engineer cannot resolve.
â€¢ The QC Engineer is to contact QC/Project Manager on any design issues, or doubtful points, raised by the Sub-contractor.