Job Title:

QA/QC Manager (Pipeline Construction)


TRS Staffing Solutions


Calgary, AB

Job Reference:


We are currently looking for a talented QA/QC Manager for a role supporting various Pipeline projects across Western Canada with a base in Calgary.  Our client is a joint-venture between two leading pipeline construction companies, based right here in Canada and the UK.

The QA/QC Manager is responsible for ensuring the Company QA/QC systems and processes are utilized on projects to maintain a consistent way of working across the business; for providing support to the QA/QC Leads and assist in providing solutions to QA/QC issues; for managing the QA/QC performance monitoring and reporting requirements; and for managing the QA/QC Leads, Inspectors and Administrators.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maximize the use of project quality resources to effectively deliver projects on time and on budget.
  • Provide corporate leadership, mentorship and directions to all project quality control personnel.
  • Perform audits of shop and project sites to ensure compliance to regulatory requirements, client specifications and the Quality Management System.
  • Assist with the development of additional Weld Procedure Specifications and other technical certifications as required.
  • Develop training packages for roll out to project teams to ensure full understanding and requirements of the Integrated Management Systems (IMS).
  • Assist in development and support of the quality related key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Work with the QHSE Director to develop and deliver a QA/QC strategy and annual budget suitable for the requirements of the department and Company.
  • Lead and support the QA/QC team to first class delivery of QA/QC.
  • Oversee Non-conformance Reports (NCRs) and Corrective Action Requests (CARs) investigations with consistent use of root cause analysis. Escalate reports as required. Identify trends and drive improvements across the business.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with the QHSE Systems & Assurance Manager to ensure timely input of expert knowledge to support the development, training and roll out of ISO 9001 documents.
  • Develop and maintain a QA/QC knowledge bank to suit the requirements of the Company e.g. up to date specifications and codes, library of weld procedures etc.
  • Work closely with the QHSE Systems & Assurance Manager to develop the QA/QC audit schedule and undertake audits as required.
  • Liaising with the QHSE Systems & Assurance Manager to compile and communicate appropriate lessons learned and good practices to ensure continuous improvement across the business.
  • Undertake site visits to promote leadership, engagement and support for the Walk the Line Culture Development Program.
  • Manage the QA/QC input requirements for PQQs, tenders, ISNetworld etc. to ensure relevant, up to date information provided and scores are consistently high.
  • Act as the QA/QC representative with clients and industry associations.

Note: in addition to these duties personnel are required to carry out such other duties as may be reasonably required in order to support the objectives of the Company.


  • CSA 178.2 Certification CWB Level II or industry equivalent.
  • Engineering degree (Mechanical, Civil/Structural), or graduate of an applicable technical diploma program is considered an asset.


10 12 years of experience in a relevant quality control related position.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Understanding of the oil and gas industry (preferably pipeline/facility construction).
  • Ability to read and understand relevant construction documents including drawings, specifications, procedures and codes of practice.
  • Good working knowledge of ABSA, ASME, CSA, ISO 9001 and associated codes, standards and regulations as well as government regulatory bodies overseeing energy industry activities in Canada.


Please email your resume to

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. TRS is an equal opportunity company.

Quote Job Reference: 951761

Posted 2017-02-06

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