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QA QC Advisor - Experienced

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Houston
Categories: Quality Assurance

Clough is a pioneering engineering and construction company who provides project delivery solutions to the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Industries.  Founded in 1919 in Perth, Western Australia, our operations have since expanded globally to Asia, Africa, PNG, UK and North America.

We are currently seeking an experience Senior Quality Advisor to join our busy Houston team.

Key responsibilities of the role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists Project Management, Construction and Quality teams to troubleshoot and resolve reported quality issues related to welding, mechanical and structural fabrication and/or erection.
  • Provides guidance to project quality, production and welding personnel relating to specification restrictions, material processes, pre- and post-heating requirements which involve use of  carbon steel and alloy steel welding and fabrication, unusual fabrication methods, welding of critical joints, and complex post weld heating requirements.
  • Develops and/or supervises development of welding techniques and weld procedures to meet industry code requirements and client specification requirements.
  • Manages the corporate weld procedure and welder testing program.
  • Conducts or participates in corporate and project level quality audits and assessments where necessary.
  • Develops and/or participates in development, rollout and training to quality related work process procedures and processes targeting quality and productivity.
  • Reviews / approves quality related technical submittals from subcontractors and clients.
  • Plans, promotes, develops and organizes training activities related to quality where requested.
  • Participates in development and analysis of statistical quality data and specifications to determine present standards and establish proposed quality and reliability expectancy.
  • Conducts technology research to continuously improve quality and productivity of welding and NDE methods, techniques, and procedures.
  • Recommends the acquisition of needed test or quality-related equipment and coordinates the procurement, installation and training of appropriate personnel in the use of that equipment.

The successful applicant will possess the following:

  • At least 5 years of experience in the Oil and Gas Construction Industry, 8-10 years preferred.
  • 8+ years’ experience in Construction Quality Control and/or Quality Assurance experience.
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of industry codes related to materials and welding including ASTM, AWS, ASME, ANSI, API, ISO, NACE,  etc.
  • Familiar with regulatory statutes related to oil and gas plant facilities, power plants,etc.
  • Welding Technology or Engineering Degree (preferred)
  • Current AWS Certified Welding Inspector (required), AWS Certified Welding Educator (preferred).
  • ASQ Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence (preferred)
  • ASNT Level III Certification in RT, UT, PT, MT (preferred)
  • Knowledge and use of computers and software packages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills at a high level
  • Initiative and creative problem solving skills
  • High level of commitment to safety
  • The ability to work as a team player within a dynamic and continuously changing work environment. Understands staged deployment of improvement efforts and change management.
  • Physically mobile and reasonable level of fitness

This is a very exciting time for Clough with many new projects on the horizon. If you meet the necessary requirements above and wish to be part of Clough’s success, then don’t delay – Apply now!

Please note: Clough reserves the right to commence the shortlisting process for this role immediately and the right to remove the advertisement before the closing date. Agency submissions will not be considered for this position.


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