QA/QC Engineer

Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
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QA/QC Engineer

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QA/QC Engineer

Purpose and Scope of Assignment

Reporting directly to the JICA V Deputy Project Manager, the QA/QC Engineer is expected to perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepare detailed QA/QC plans for new construction of the water facilities works in compliance to the Quality Management Strategy and Quality and Assurance Plan.
  • Ensure the establishment of quality procedures including time limits for inspection, sampling and testing of water supply works and other QA/QC requirements.
  • Oversee and manage quality assessment of materials through regular and rigid laboratory tests.
  • Ensure specific quality standards are constantly met at all levels of construction projects.
  • In consultation with the project staff, review technical specifications and recommend standard construction specifications for all items of the water supply works for their effective use in projects’ works.
  • Review all standard test forms to be used during laboratory tests, QA testing schedules and procedures and evaluate results as appropriate.
  • Review contractor practices and conventional methodologies and make recommendations where remedial action is required.
  • Work with project engineers and design consultants for establishing procedures with time limits for the inspection, sampling and testing of works and all other QA/QC requirements.
  • Conduct initial survey queries on sources to materials, ensuring quality and quantity is of economic value to the project.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Monitoring and Progress Controls

  • Establishment of procedures with time limits for inspection, sampling and testing of works and all other QC/QA requirements.
  • Implementation and monitoring of quality assessments.
  • Monthly/weekly QA/QC report to the Project Manager on project QA/QC activities.

Education/Experience/Language requirements

Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Professional Certificate in a relevant field and/or a Master’s Degree will be an advantage.
Work Experience
  • Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible experience in construction work with emphasis on materials testing, quality control and assurance, laboratory testing and a firm understanding of requirements and specifications of testing and materials, especially as related to the construction of water supply facilities.
  • Demonstrated experience in pre-stressing works and quality control, and experience in different classes of concrete mix-design, under different condition of construction procedures.
  • Knowledge of procurement practices an advantage.
  • Knowledge of UN/UNOPS rules and regulations highly advantageous.

Closing date for applications: 27 September 2019 (midnight Copenhagen time)

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