Principal Quality Assurance Representative C12-2293


Job Type

Direct Hire


Houston, TX


Quality Assurance Representative (Engineer)

*       Develop project audit (assessment) schedules and project assurance plans

*       Performance audits of internal and external Engineering teams and suppliers / sub-contractors

*       Participates in the review of all design, manufacturing, purchasing and test documentation to ensure applicable quality requirements and acceptance criteria are fulfilled

*       Overall coordination and monitoring of project quality related activities.

*       Monitoring and tracking of project Corrective Actions. Reporting of quality data to project management team.

*       Ensure project personnel are suitably trained in project plan requirements and to access and apply dependent systems, procedures and reference materials via the Project Web Site, EMS, WPMP and the Knowledge Communities as applicable.

*       Provide training in company systems to project team.

*       Perform other duties as necessary.


*       BS in Engineering with thorough knowledge of applicable theories, practices, and accepted Engineering and Quality procedures. Generally 10-15 years of experience with 5 year’s experience in the Oil and Gas industry.

*       Must hold certification as a Lead Auditor

*       Knowledge of ISO 9001 and 9011

*       Possesses and is recognized as an expert within area of focus. Uses best practices to solve functional issues and improve programs and/or processes in support of organizational business challenges. Participates in plan implementation. Independently works through individual projects and/or plays key role in broader projects. Relies on systemic thinking and understanding of broader organizational implications of the work being performed to solve problems.

*       Advanced proficiency with applicable software applications in related field. Advanced analytical and problem solving skills. Accuracy and attention to detail critical. Ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities is critical.

*       Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are critical. Usually able to explain why things are done they way they are within a broader organizational context. Proficiently communicate ideas and concepts, developing the ability to persuade and influence others as needed. Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment. Ability to maintain confidential information is critical. Generally characterized as a "Independent Contributor" with ability to discover issues and recommend solutions to business problems uncovered during course of performing assignments. Able to work independently on the more varied and complex tasks and/or functional leadership without direct supervision as needed. Provides expertise and guidance to less experienced individuals. Typically will regularly interface with departmental staff and lower, middle and upper management, and frequently with outside customers.

*       General attributes required of all employees include: Zero Harm, Action Orientation, Building Effective Business Relationships, Commitment, Customer Focus, Dealing with Change, Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust, and Basic Leadership Skills.