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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer - Civils

Mott MacDonald

Location: Plymouth

Job Type: Full time


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Mott MacDonald are in a Joint Venture to deliver a major defence sector infrastructure project in Plymouth and are looking to recruit suitably qualified and experienced Quality Assurance Engineers to support delivery of this project.

The role will require regular site attendance in line with the construction programme. This will usually be a 60/40 split between site and working from home in any week e.g., 3 days on site/2 days home working, though this is dependent upon the pace of delivery and assurance/control activities within your specialism.

During 2024 the working pattern may move to a day and night shift pattern to meet the project delivery pace and client deadline requirements.

SQAE Primary Purpose:
The role will report to a Principal Quality Assurance Engineer (PQAE), and successful candidates will be required to deliver on the following in line with their qualifications and experience:

  • To provide the Project with accurate and timely quality assurance guidance in relation to construction and civils activities.
  • To manage the Civils Quality Assurance function for a allocated projects, assisting the Project(s), including review and acceptance of Supplier Inspection & test Plans to support the production of project required Lifetime Quality Records (LTQRs).
  • To determine by audit the level of compliance of construction/civils contractors delivering on the Project to ISO 9001, industry standards and any Client and/or Regulator specific requirements.
  • To assist with Supply Chain assessment and surveillance activities against ISO 9001, industry standards, materials specifications and Client/Regulator requirements for all First Level Safety Critical suppliers and provide professional support to the Project for all supply chain quality issues.
  • Produce quality assurance performance statistical information for construction/civils activities on the Project for use by the Principal Quality Assurance Engineer in reporting overall project quality assurance performance.
  • To effectively manage allocated quality related staff and resources.
  • Other roles and duties in line with experience and competency as directed.

Common for all discipline SQAEs in line with qualifications and experience:

  • Conduct patrol inspections of the project in line with their qualifications and experience.
  • Undertake additional tasks and duties in line with their qualifications and experience.
  • Other roles and duties in line with experience and competency as directed.
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