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106467 - Quality Control Engineer - Dublin

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
Date: 16/01/2020
Job Reference: 106467
Contact Name: Orla Crowley
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Job Description

Quality Control Engineer - Dublin - 106467
Quality Control Engineer

The purpose of the Quality Control Engineer within our T&D Division is to provide support in Technical Training, Audit and Inspection functions on a monthly basis to our existing project teams. To provide technical advice and consultation of quality-related aspects of the Specification(s) and to meet regulatory requirements.

  • Carry out and report on project quality audits for compliance with workmanship standards, procedures and process flowcharts.
  • Facilitate quality training including induction and refresher training.
  • Focussed auditing on key quality topics as defined from time to time.
  • Liaise with QA Advisor in the development and maintenance of the QMS. Confirm fitness for purpose of QMS processes and procedures in relation to T&D work – propose amendments where necessary.
  • Creation of Quality Plans for projects.
  • Coordination and delivery of quality toolbox talks and other communications (e.g. Quality Alerts).
  • Audit application of ESSW, LOTO and HV Safety Rules on site.
  • Audit project file index system online and on site.
  • Develop, with Operations and Senior Management, Critical to Quality (CTQ) documentation to minimise the risk to business arising from defined critical activities.
  • Co-ordinate and manage operations, engineering and procurement reviews of non-conformances (NCRs) to close out and report internally.
  • Where relevant, review technical submittals / calibration certificates on file.
  • Participate in FATs and SATs, where applicable.
  • Report on and review defects / punch-lists across projects, reporting on close-out performance and identifying emerging trends.
  • Support on CompEx (Atex) requirements, per project.
  • Input into ITPs (Inspection & Test Plans), to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Review manufacturing recommendations and advise operations, engineering functions as required.
  • Assist in ‘early catch’ for incorrect material purchase/installation therefore reducing the risk of potential reworks and additional costs.
  • Support Lessons Learnt process.

  • 3rd level qualification in Electrical Engineering or Strong Trades background
  • RECI / NICEIC certification for LV testing i.e. < 1,000Va.c. (ET101 & BS7671) is desirable.
  • Experience completing and reporting on Quality Audits
  • Previous Handover/Factory Acceptance Testing & Equipment Walkdown Experience
  • Technical knowledge and experience on Medium Voltage Switchgear (MV), systems and associated equipment is critical to this role
  • Excellent Microsoft Office and communication skills
  • Knowledge of various software platforms.
  • Previous experience of quality Management Systems e.g. ISO 9001, Q-Mark etc
  • Ability to understand & interpret Project Specifications, Drawings, SLD’s, Cable Solutions and Data Sheets.
  • City & Guilds Electrical Inspection & Testing trained.

For further information on this Quality Control Engineer role in Dublin please contact Orla Crowley on 086 0449473 /

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