QC Lead

Posted 04 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameGary Chapman

Job description

Our client, a leading internatioanl operator, have a requirement for a QC Lead to be based within their (Upstream) Facilities Construction team, assistance is required to support supervision of construction activities.


  • Assist the Deputy Construction Manager to ensure compliance with agreed standards and specifications;.
  • To maintain good relationships with Contractors/Subcontractors, whilst ensuring the necessary controls are in place to achieve the objectives of the Project;
  • Report activities which may have a detrimental effect on schedule and cost to the Deputy Construction Manager and Project Management Team ;
  • To liaise with Other disciplines, Safety, Cost, Planning and Administration sections to improve effectiveness of the Team
  • Keep the Deputy Construction Manager informed of all events which may affect the successful completion of the project goals.
  • Act as primary QA / QC / Inspection Representative with main Contractor ensuring that he is fully conversant and compliant with all Company project QA / QC / Inspection related standards and procedures.
  • Supervise the ad-hoc COMPANY inspectors employed via the inspection services contract to ensure they are performing to the required standards;
  • Review/comment on contractors quality plans, ITP's and related documentation
  • Ensure correct inspection manpower levels are maintained;
  • Ensure that all nonconformities are resolved, track trends and make recommendations to the Deputy Construction Manager and Project Management Team
  • Manage the following Site QA / QC / Inspection interfaces and ensure that Company / Project standards and procedures are fully aligned:
  • Company & Construction Contractor
  • Construction Contractor / Sub-contractors
  • Participate in daily/weekly/monthly meetings as required
  • Compile necessary reports (daily/weekly/monthly) related to his/her discipline and scope for the Deputy Construction Manager and Project Management Team
  • QA / QC / Inspection Vendor representatives & construction site personnel
  • Advise the Deputy Construction Manager and other Discipline Superintendents on all aspects of QA / QC / Inspection Management and ensure that interfaces with other disciplines are managed effectively.
  • Provide leadership, supervision, guidance and mentoring to personnel with a focus on National development.


  • Primary objective is to ensure that all project QA/QC activities are conducted in a manner compliant with Group and Project requirements.
  • Supervise and control the Contractors, their sub-contractors and extended supply chain in all QA/QC and Inspection activities, in order to ensure that the Plant is constructed in compliance with COMPANY specifications, agreed external specifications, approved procedures and drawings, etc.
  • Demonstrate personal commitment to the HSE Policy, maintain awareness of and ensure compliance with all relevant Statutory and Company HSE standards, actively participate in Company safety awareness and initiative schemes.
  • Coach and monitor Company, contractors and subcontractors personnel to ensure the required standards are met.
  • Maintain relevant interfaces with project Contractors/Subcontractors. Interface with other disciplines on the project including Project Management Team to ensure project objectives will be met.

Qualifications/Experience required

  • Engineering degree or equivalent in related discipline with post qualification in QC/Inspection within Oil & Gas
  • Minimum of 15 years' experience in Oil and Gas and Petrochemical industry with a recognized level of expertise, knowledge of welding fabrication & NDT, knowledge of metallurgy.
  • Experience of application of Quality Assurance Systems & auditing, familiar with relevant national and international codes & standards.
  • Member of a professional body.
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as, a good level of computer literacy and be proficient in Microsoft Office. English mandatory.
  • Fluent spoken and written English. Valid Medical Certificate which complies with Company standards.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.