Abu Dhabi, UAE
: Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
: Any Nationality
: 11 - 15 years
: Engineering
: 08 - Feb - 2020
Job Description



Plan, develop, and monitor the Quality Control Section activities including providing technical support and advise on QA/QC and best practices on Industry matters associated with design, maintenance, turnaround and inspection of new and existing to support the department and the division in ensuring safe and reliable operations




  • Leading Failure investigations, root cause analysis and technical recommendations to department manager to improve integrity and reliability of equipment and components.
  • Develop and review of standard operating procedures for Maintenance department.
  • Recommend improvements to inspection and repair methods for reducing down time.
  • Plan, direct, supervise, review effective implementation of the QA/QC System in COMPANY Turnaround and routine maintenance works which are designed to improve Health, Safety & Environment, Operability, maintenance, process efficiency and production increase in accordance with the latest international and company standards & codes of practice
  • Ensure COMPANY QA/QC requirements are fulfilled and demonstrated during the entire Major shutdown and regular routine maintenance activities.
  • Ensure Quality Control during Planning and Implementing Turnaround execution through all stages from Concept Design/Engineering, Production of Tender for Construction, and Procurement of services/materials till commissioning.
  • Assist the Manager Planning, Scheduling and Turnaround in developing scope of work for Third Party Inspection Contractual Agreement and monitor the effectiveness of Contractors’ performance.
  • Identify and recommend action plans in solving operation and process problems to resolve and prevent quality issues.
  • Review, verify and endorse COMPANY Turnaround Project Quality Plan and QA procedures and standardize required Inspection & Test Plan (ITP) /QA/QC Inspection checklist for improving QA/QC System.
  • Review and endorse submission of the Contractors and sub-contractor’s Project Quality Progamme and verify its implementation in relation to their supplied products and services. Submit recommendations on supplier’s performance and capabilities with regard to QA/QC.
  • Carryout Quality Audits and Site/Shop surveys of Manufacturers, Contractors/Consultants and Suppliers as required.
  • Participate in Design Contractor’s Technical design/discipline reviews of deliverables and quality system documentation, Inspection/tests with acceptance criteria or compliance to be produced by contractor in line with the stated requirements of COMPANY, National, International standards and other applicable requirements.
  • Monitor and verify all non-conformities raised and assist Management Team in taking effective corrective actions for their closure.
  • Ensure that all inspection requirements have been fulfilled satisfactorily according to final approved drawings/documents and supplier quality plan.
  • Manage and supervise all TPI, Contractors QA/ QC Engineers and QC inspectors during Major shutdowns.



  • Safeguard own Health and Safety, as well as that of the fellow employees, by paying attention to safe work practices, maintaining a safe work environment and complying with applicable HSE requirements.
  • Take action to INTERVENE and STOP any un-safe activity or non-compliance with HSE requirements, if witnessed, and report the incident – regardless of your position or that of the transgressor


Desired Candidate Profile


Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 10 years of experience in Quality Assurance and Quality Control Engineering experience in Oil & Gas Refining, Power Plant or Petrochem Industry with at least 5 years in QA/QC in Major Turnaround activities in a leadership/managerial position

Knowledge & Skills

  • Conversant in all aspects of Inspection of material, mechanical piping works, Static & rotating equipments, Major machinery, Structural, civil works and cathodic protection.
  • Conversant in all Oil & gas Industry’s applicable International Standards such as ASME, ANSI, API, ASTM, AWS, NACE, AISC, JIS, DIN, BS, etc.
  • Knowledge of four major NDT methods (RT, UT, DPT & MPT)
  • Good understanding in Oil and gas processing plant facilities.
  • Knowledge in Painting, insulation and refractory Quality Inspection requirements.
  • Basic knowledge in Electrical and Instrumentation Inspection requirements.
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English.
  • Good interpersonal and people management skill.
  • Good communication and coordination skill.
  • Team player with collaborative skill.
  • Technical Report Writing


Professional Certifications

  • Certified as LEAD QMS Auditor by IRCA and at least conducted 10 Third Party QMS certification audit as a Lead Auditor by an IRCA accredited certifying body.
  • Certified by any accepted International accredited Piping/Welding Inspection Agency, NDT, Quality Assurance Agency (Such as AI, AWS, CSWIP, NACE and API) or any other accepted QA/QC Inspection Organization.



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