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Job Title: BUOY QA QC Leader

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Recruiter: Deep Blue Energy Services Limited (DBESL)

Sector: Energy, Oil and Gas


The QA/QC Lead will assume the lead responsibilities for Quality on the Buoy Package and will report on a daily basis to the Project Buoy Package Manager. The role will also have a functional reporting line to the Project QA/QC Manager.

The job holder is directly responsible to:

•   Review and approve of the Contractor Project Quality Plan for Package.

•   Review procedures and other Contractor quality documents.

•   Ensure the implementation of the Project Quality Plan and achievement of Quality objectives within the Contractor Quality Control scope of work.

•   Provide leadership to Buoy team at all work sites on QA/QC matters.

•   Anticipate future QA/QC resources, develop detailed mobilisation and demobilisation plans accordingly.

•   Carry out reviews of Contractor Quality Control / Inspection Test Plan, Operatives Procedures and Test Documents

•   Verify that the criticality rating is determined prior to award of any Subcontract or Purchase Order, and review on a regular basis taking into account the capability of and the performance of the Vendor’s.

•   Develop a Surveillance Program and specific assessment and verification check sheet according to the specific criticality

•   Implement QC Surveillance to verify Contractor or Vendor Inspection and Test Activities compliance with QC Plan requirements, standards and specifications

•   Provide weekly & monthly status reports to the Buoy Package Manager and QA-QC Manager on Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) Corrective Actions including Notes/Findings from any Verification Activities (procedures review, shop visits, etc.)

•   Ensure Suppliers are working to the approved Quality Plans and Inspection Test Plan.

•   Monitor the development and implementation of Contractor Quality Control documents.

•   Review and approve the Contractor’s audit schedule.

•   Witness the Quality Audits performed by the Contractor on their Sub-Contractors, Vendors and Suppliers.

•   Ensure that Corrective Actions are implemented by the Contractor or Vendor

•   Review the Contractor’s Purchase Orders and verify the associated QA requirements

•   Follow and expedite the remedial actions and root cause analysis from Quality Audit Findings.

•   Co-ordinate and report surveillance activities on Contractor’s works.

•   Ensure that all Quality Records are treated in due time and filled accordingly.

•   Interface with the Certifying Authority for Supplier Inspection activities and also liaise with Third Party Authority at the required witness points during Buoy construction to meet the classification requirements

•   Perform ad –hoc assessments or Audits on the contractor or potential Supplier’s, when required.

•   Apply good knowledge of API, NACE, ASTM and Client’s General Specifications in discharge of duties.

•   Apply good knowledge of Metallurgy, Welding, Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing in discharge of duties.

•   Supervise activities of a local QA/QC services inspection team, ensuring they are trained and qualified as per the COMPANY Rules.

•   Ensure that an effective implementation of HSE system is applied as appropriate at work sites.

•   Be visible at worksite and available / approachable for discussion about HSE concerns.

•   Interface and regularly communicate with the Client’s QA/QC PMT.


The job holder shall be fully accountable and directly responsible to ensure full implementation of approved Project Quality Plan and all Quality Management activities for the Buoy Package, in compliance with quality requirements of the project.


•   Graduate Bachelors Degree (BSc) or HND in an Engineering discipline relevant to Oil and Gas engineering and construction activities.

•   Possession of recognized Quality Assurance or Quality Management qualification(s) and a formal training in ISO 9001:2000 Standard.

•   A minimum of 10 years working experience in Oil and Gas Engineering and Construction activities; 7 years of which must have been Quality Assurance and Quality Control activities at senior level.

•   Good knowledge of metallurgy, welding engineering, NDT techniques and relevant codes: API, ASTM, ASME, etc, used in Buoy design and construction. Previous experience and knowledge of COMPANY general specifications is an advantage.

•   Administrative skills including proficiency in typical office applications (Words, Excel, PowerPoint, etc).

•   Fluent in English and ability to communicate well at all levels within the Company. In addition, the candidate must possess very good planning, presentation, negotiations and organizational skills.

•   Ability to analyse inspection data trends and make recommendation for inspection level and frequency changes.

•   Geographical mobility and ability to work on rotation bases.

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