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QA/QC Engineer

southampton, HAM, GB, SO45 1TX

QA/QC Engineer 

Location: southampton 

Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.

We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.

This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.

QA / QC Engineer required for work on Fawley. 


Preparation and Planning 

  • Ensure you gain a thorough knowledge of all the mechanical Turnaround work scope.  Set up QA procedures to meet the Customer’s codal requirements and in accordance  with Best Practice. 
  • Submit “Electronically” all NDE request, that shall include: NDE type, Location of  testing, Pipe details (material, size & thickness) target date etc. 
  • Advise the management team, inspection and NDT staff in the agreed QA procedures.  Review weld defect reports and implement correct action where necessary. 
  • Produce and distribute QA proformas. 
  • Set up a database to manage Statutory work , modifications, pipework and supporting  documentation requirements effectively
  • Audit compliance during pre-work. 
  • Complete the quality dossier for pre-fabrication material. 
  • Issuance of all Weld Cards to include specific WPS and Consumable type. 
  • Prepare all documentation for “hand over packs “ 
  • Mark up weld maps and records. 
  • To assist the Customer in the management and control of Quality
  • Preparation and maintenance of the project QC file. 
  • Implementation of contract specific QA/QC Procedures. 
  • Carry out Quality induction of the supervisory personnel. 
  • Set up the control system for the storage and issue of welding consumables, through  the stores. 
  • Revise as required, quality documents to suit, following the Customers review for  approval. 
  • Produce  weld  procedures  for  individual  work  packs  that  contain  a  welding  requirement. 
  • Liaise with the Field Superintendant providing technical assistance where necessary.  Evaluate  project  requirements  and  where  applicable  liaise  with  the  Customer’s  Technical Department in resolution of quality problems. 
  • Monitor welding activities to ensure compliance with the company Welding Control  Procedures. 
  • Review weld defect reports and implement corrective active where necessary
  • Ensure the Welding Procedures and the Customer’s Welding Engineer reviews non- destructive Examination Procedures. 
  • Ensure that Welders are qualified and the Customer’s representative approves their  certificates/registers. 
  • Maintain a site library of qualified Welding Procedures and associated registers. 
  • Liaise  with  the  Customer’s  Welding  Engineer  in  the  resolution   of  welding  problems/activities. 
  • Liaise with the Customer’s Quality Manager in the resolution of any quality related  problem/activities. 
  • Ensure that welding instruments are maintained in good conditions and are calibrated  regularly



  • Request inspection activities:-ultra sonic testing, magnetic particle inspection, dye  penetrant testing, radiography, Iris testing and camera inspection. 
  • Liaise with third party inspection team. 
  • Oversee and maintain reports, surveys and pass on to interested parties 
  • Liaise  with  Area  teams  to  ensure  that  appropriate  QA  records  are  recorded  and  maintained 
  • Update the database of information supporting the QA and modifications systems to  ensure that system handovers are not delayed due to paperwork non-conformance  Audit the correct applications of QA procedures 
  • Investigate and report on quality non-conformances 
  • Oversee quality of weld inspections:-“preps”, joint “set-ups”, final welds and ensure  correct testing is carried out at the relevant stages. 
  • Ensure  fabrication  spec  and  weld  procedure  are  adhered  to  and  that  the  correct  consumables are used. 
  • Quality check all work when completed and ensure all documents and Control Sheets  are signed and dated. 
  • Ensure all statutory paperwork signed off. 
  • Select correct consumable certification. 
  • Ensure correct material certification is on file 
  • Make up QA packs by job number/area. 
  • Ensure completed work packs are signed off by the Customer welding inspector.  The welding QA pack is to be included in the main work pack for the job. 
  • Present completed packs for sign off and hand over.   




  • Compile the Quality Assurance dossier and submit to the Customer on completion of  the project. 
  • Compile  a  report  on  the  application  of  the  QA  system  and  opportunities  for  improvement 


If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


Mechanical | Bilfinger UK Limited | Temporary | White-collar workers | Other | Engineering - Piping  

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