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Quality Assurance Surface Inspector
Hatch | Yelwstn Nl Pk, Wyoming
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 561 

Job Category: Construction 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


SEM-Hatch has been retained as the Engineering and Project Management Contractor for the Voisey’s Bay Mine Expansion project. We are assembling a project team to be based in St. John’s and looking for a Quality Assurance Surface Inspector.  If you are looking for your next step in a progressive career, enjoy working with people in a team environment, and strive for excellence, we want to hear from you.

The QA Surface Inspector has the overall responsibility of ensuring that equipment/work is inspected in accordance with project requirements and together with the Quality Manager and the Field Engineering Manager coordinate matters pertaining to quality control, inspection and testing.

This role reports to the Project Quality Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assure that vendors’/contractors’ quality plans and procedures are available and up-to-date.
  • Evaluate and approve contractors’ ITPs
  • Participate in kick-off meeting ensuring quality requirements are clearly understood by vendors/contractors
  • Carry out inspections, pre-commissioning and performance testing as required by the ITPs or documented method statements/procedures
  • Review vendors/contractors inspection and test certifications, records and data files for conformance
  • Participate in site materials receiving inspections. Assure that management, delivery, receipt, inspection, storage and issue of material and equipment is executed in accordance with the project requirements
  • Attend any Inspection points identified on the ITP and sign off on any Hold/Witness points where tasks are carried out satisfactorily
  • Compile inspection reports immediately after an inspection and initiate Non Conformance Reports (NCRs) where necessary.
  • Ensure that non-conforming products are clearly identified and quarantined
  • Check that corrective actions have been performed
  • Maintain the site NCR Register
  • Ensure that nonconformance and concession requests, if applicable are resolved and cleared prior to release of equipment/work
  • Ensure that all inspection, measuring and testing equipment used by the vendor/contractor is calibrated and traceable to a national standard
  • Review and approve quality control data packs from vendors/contractors and issue inspection release
  • Prepare and maintain the vendor/contractor site audit schedule
  • Conduct vendor/ contractor audits as per the approved schedule
  • Carry out pre-commissioning verifications and interface during punch listing. Assure that all punch list items have been signed off
  • Provide support to the discipline supervisors in coordination of technical queries
  • Liaise with the Project Quality Assurance Manager and Field Engineering Manager for site inspection activities
  • Work closely with vendors/contractors and site personnel to ensure project compliance with the approved documents
  • Attend weekly progress meetings with the project site personnel
  • Attend daily/weekly progress meetings with contractors
  • Provide input into standard for Approved Inspection Authorities (AIA).
  • Review/Approve  Manufacturer’s Data Reports (MDR)

Qualifications and Experience


  • Completed secondary school or college in an engineering
  • Ten years QA/QC experience in a construction project environment,
  • Appropriate qualification related to the type of inspections to be conducted
  • Ability to work with vendors/contractors and develop good working relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • Must be familiar with ISO 9001
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to make decisions
  • Report writing skills
  • Computer skills.


  • Knowledge on ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
  • Quality control and inspection experience with respect to fabrication and construction will be recommendable
  • Knowledge of engineering, procurement, document control, change management, project controls, safety, environmental, industrial relations, construction, resource and risk management
  • Quality assurance experience with respect to project compliance and adherence to procedures and policies
  • Experience with Provincial Boiler and Pressure Vessel Authorities
  • EPCM exposure.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

About Hatch

Hatch is a leading global consulting, engineering, technologies, information systems, and project and construction management organization. The business units and affiliates of the Hatch Group provide a full range of technology-driven, value-adding solutions and services to clients in the mining, minerals, metals, manufacturing, infrastructure, and energy sectors through a network of 80 permanent offices worldwide. Programs and projects under management have an aggregate value in excess of $15 billion. Hatch is an employee-owned company of more than 5,800 employees.

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