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QA/QC Inspector

QA/QC Inspector

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Location:  Fort McMurray, AB

Positions Available: 3 (1 Day Shift, 2 Night Shift)

Reporting to: Site QA/QC Lead

Waiward is a steel fabrication and construction service provider based in Edmonton, Alberta. Our vision at Waiward is to be the leading provider of these services known for its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and working with the best clients on the best projects. Waiward serves businesses internationally, and works all over Western Canada.

At Waiward, it is our priority to get our employees home safely, every single day. We believe the best way to achieve an incident-free culture is to invest in each employee. Our in-depth competency program and certified, integrated approach to managing health, safety, environment, and quality allows us to provide each employee a detailed competency profile and personal training plan. Here, you won’t just have a job; you’ll have a career so you can grow with us. At Waiward…You Are Waiward, and Waiward Is You!

Position Summary

The QA/QC Inspector is primarily responsible for completing inspections, examinations and reporting findings as required by governing codes, standards, specifications and project quality plans or ITP’s.


  • Displays a commitment to Waiward’s incident-free vision, values, and culture;
  • Ensure the quality of construction is in accordance with Waiward’s Project Quality Plan and customer specifications;
  • Learn and become knowledgeable with the client’s technical specifications and liase with Owner’s or clients SME on technical quality issues;
  • Completing and fulfilling the requirement of Inspection and Test Plans in accordance with all required construction standards, code and owner requirements (CSA W59 ASME B31.3, etc.);
  • Review and complete project deliverables such as reports, logs, and ITP’s;
  • Review and complete turnover packages in a timely fashion as per customer requirements;
  • Monitor and audit sub-contractors;
  • Perform inspections on work executed by sub-contractors;
  • Review and accept sub-contractor turnover documentation;
  • Maintain/Create weld maps and logs;
  • Verify Material Receiving activities and fill out documentation as required;
  • Communicate quality issues through the NCR/IS process;
  • Initiate and/or provide technical input to all RFIs generated; track NCR/RFI responses as required;
  • Complete daily QA/QC Report;
  • Carry out visual examination of welding and bolting;
  • Ensure material indentation and traceability of welding and all installed/erected components;
  • Ensure correct and timely reporting of all examinations;
  • Ensure the welders are qualified for the welding processes they are using;
  • Monitor weld consumable receiving, handling, distribution and storage;
  • Review logs for welder and line class NDE percentage; requiring the necessary NDE when needed;
  • Identity and flag all welds requiring PWHT or NDE; coordinate with subcontractors to execute the work;
  • Carry out on a continuous basis quality surveillance of component/system erection to completion to ensure all components have been installed/erected as per the IFC drawings;
  • Witness pressure testing (hydro and pneumatic) of components in conjunction with the client inspector as required;
  • Sign all pressure test documents when the test has been completed;
  • Visual examination and monitoring of bolt up of critical components;
  • Monitor any assembly or erection of all equipment;
  • Monitor all equipment/pumps care, maintenance and preservation as required;
  • Witness mechanical alignments for pumps, motors and gearboxes;
  • Trouble shooting quality related issues with relevant stakeholders, including customer representatives;
  • Give quality orientations to new site workers pertaining to the project.


  • CWB Level 1 or Level 2 Welding Inspector;
  • Fall Arrest Training, Confined Space and CSTS;
  • Must have sound technical knowledge of CSA standards W47/59, S16 and ASME Codes
  • Strong knowledge of NDT processes RT, UT, MT, PT;
  • Strong computer background including experience with MS office and Bluebeam
  • Strong communication skills, confident interacting with key contracts in verbal, written and electronic form

* Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted. Waiward is an equal opportunity employer.*