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Quality Lead

Position Description

The Quality Lead is responsible for providing quality assurance leadership and direction for all project activities at HOCS Projects, and maintaining the quality program for specific projects.


Corporate Responsibilities:

  • Review existing corporate quality procedures, standards and workflows in order to prepare a gap analysis and plan for the overall Quality Management Plan.
  • Execute ongoing Quality Process Improvement plan to address identified gaps and to provide continuous corporate quality improvement.

Project Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and coordinate the Quality program/plan within the Project.
  • Deploy quality oversight tools and procedures in accordance with the project quality assurance plan.
  • Provide functional direction for quality activities within the Project, communicating with engineering, procurement, construction, administration services, testing, commissioning and other project personnel to ensure quality goals and objectives are met.
  • Manage preparation of technical and administrative documents and reports.
  • Review and approve quality related procedures prepared by the Project to ensure compliance with the Project quality program/plan.
  • Facilitate training of personnel assigned to the Project and subcontractors in matters related to the Quality program including development of quality related training programs.
  • Supervise and participate in the project auditing and monitoring program to verify the effectiveness of the project quality program/plan.
  • Recommend actions to personnel within the Project and Sub-Contractors to correct observed quality deficiencies.
  • Maintain client liaison and communication for quality assurance related activities.
  • Advise and report to management on quality problems and progress on the project.
  • Demonstrate commitment and leadership toward quality assurance issues.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management or related field.
  • A minimum of ten years’ experience in the development and management of QA / QC programs for engineering and / or construction projects.
  • Knowledge and experience with theories, practices and techniques of establishing quality standards and QA programs.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; displays a positive attitude.
  • Demonstrated initiative and self-management, flexibility and adaptability.
  • Strong organization and time management skills, coupled with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Prior experience developing and implementing quality programs.
  • Previous experience with auditing QA programs.
  • Working knowledge of incident investigation / root cause analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of Project Management and the Project Life Cycle.
  • Expert working knowledge in ISO 9000 standard.


  • Commitment to a team focused environment.
  • Willingness to assist others and take on tasks that might not ordinarily fall within the role.
  • Values integrity, ethical standards, trust and objectivity.
  • Desire for learning and a willingness to apply and share newly acquired skills and abilities.
  • Strong English oral and written communication skills.
  • Superior attention to detail.

HPCW1-PM3 Project Engineer / Lead


  • Lead multidiscipline projects according to agreed scope and schedule
  • Coordinate planning and execution of projects including
    • Design Basis Memorandum
    • Detailed Design
    • Cost Estimates
    • Detailed Schedules
    • Preparation of Deliverables
    • Resolution of Conflicts and Deficiencies
  • Tracking of all technical and commercial change orders to scope
  • Managing compliance to project budget, quality and schedule objectives
  • Verifying compliance with all regulatory and code requirements
  • Facilitate regularly scheduled client review meetings
  • Issue regular project progress reports
  • Reports to Project Manager(s)
  • Interaction with discipline department heads / leads
  • Point of contact with clients


  • Degree level in Engineering or Diploma level in Engineering Technology
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project
  • Preference will be given to PMI (Project Management Institute) Certificate holder

Preferred Skills:

  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Be able to work independently and take ownership of tasks
  • Commitment to a team-focused environment
  • Fabrication / construction experience will be considered an asset

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