Power Engineers Quality Assurance Specialist Lead in Portland, Oregon
Quality Assurance Specialist Lead
Department: PCI Project Mgmt Dept
Quality Assurance Specialist Lead
Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:
The successful incumbent will conduct and report on supplier conformance assessments (vender surveillance), supplier qualification assessments (vendor selection), and project quality documentation reviews (inspection and test records, material test reports, etc.) for the electrical utility industry (Generation, Transmission Lines, and Substations) in accordance with POWER Engineers PQS (Power Quality Services) program. Additional responsibilities will include pre-visit preparation, scheduling, and attendance at our utility partner’s manufacturing and fabrication facilities, globally.
Post-secondary degree/diploma in structural engineering or a combination of post-secondary education and industry experience.
Valid AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), Level II, six (6) years minimum.
Minimum of 10-years as Quality Control (QC) or Quality Assurance (QA) Inspector of structural steel or pipe manufacturing or heavy-construction where two (2) of the ten (10) years were spent as a Quality Assurance (QA) Inspector is preferred.
Certified, previously certified or able to certify as a Level II NDT Technician (AWS or ASNT) in UT, MT and PT or have demonstrable experience and capabilities to audit NDT Technicians and methods.
Certified or previously certified as a Level II NDT Technician (AWS or ASNT) in RT or has demonstrable experience and capabilities to review and interpret radiographic film of welds in accordance with acceptance criteria per codes and standards.
At a minimum, working knowledge and career experience of the following:
AWS D1.1 and ASME B31.1 or B31.3 standards
ASTM A123 and A780 (galvanizing and repairs)
Welding Procedure Specifications (prequalified and qualified)
Welder Qualification Records
Manufacturing and Construction Drawings
Report Writing, including executive summaries
College Degree (community, state, or university)
Trade School Certificate of Completion (welding, nondestructive testing, or visual inspections)
Certified or previously certified ISO 9001 auditor or from other equivalent organization
Certified or previously certified as a welder in the FCAW, GMAW, SMAW, or GTAW welding processes in accordance with AWS or ASME standards
Proficient experience and knowledge in other construction disciplines (soils and compaction, concrete, high strength bolting and testing, electrical, coatings, and galvanizing)
International travel experience in a QA or QC (primarily Mexico, India, China, or Japan) capacity
Five (5) years minimum in manufacturing or construction of power generation plants, petrochemical plants, transmission lines, or substations
Two years experience conducting vendor qualifications and/or surveillance
Two years experience in QC/QA of the construction of EHV transmission lines
At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.
You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.
Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefit package:
Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
Voluntary Life Insurance
Telehealth Benefit covers all providers
Maternity and Paternity Leave
New Dads and Moms Benefit program
Gender affirming care
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!
Salary DOE: The pay range for this position is $120,000.00-140,000.00 per year; however, base pay may be higher or lower depending on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This figure does not include additional compensation such as health benefits, vacation, 401k, etc.
EOE, including disability/vets