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Location: South West England, Bridgwater, United Kingdom

Quality Control Lead

South West England, Bridgwater, United Kingdom
£40,000 - £45,000

Job Description

The Hinkley Point C Project is one of the largest infrastructure projects in Europe. During the business construction phase over 5,600 people will work on the site. The project marks the rebirth of the UK's nuclear industry and will present invaluable opportunities for Somerset, the South West and wider UK.
This is an exciting opportunity to work on one of the largest and most significant construction and infrastructure projects in Europe.
The Quality Control Lead is responsible for ensuring that NNB perform surveillance in an effective manner in its role as the Intelligent Customer, Licensee and Principal Contractor. The Quality Control Lead will set out the strategy and arrangements to provide direction for the Surveillance team. The Quality Control Lead will work with the NEC Supervisors to assess whether the pre-defined level of surveillance is correct and will recommend adjustments where necessary so that NNB satisfy the requirements. The Quality Control Lead will also interface with the project specific Construction Delivery Leads to provide guidance on developing surveillance programmes and Quality Leads to communicate any trends in surveillance. There will also be link with the Quality & Learning as well as Assurance functions to work on matters that affect quality on site.

Develop and maintain the HPC Construction Surveillance Strategy to be consistent with NNB requirements

Develop and maintain the NNB arrangements that describes how Surveillance is performed by the NNB surveillance team for onsite and offsite construction activities

Provide guidance and support to the Construction Delivery Leads and NEC Supervisors in developing Surveillance Programmes & Guidelines which are consistent with the principles set out in the strategy and complying with the NNB arrangements

Monitor implementation of the Surveillance Programmes that are currently being used in order to confirm whether the NNB surveillance team is complying with the required frequencies for surveillance

Monitor the achievement of Key Performance Indicators for Surveillance and determine improvements needed to meet/exceed the targets.

Provide guidance to the surveillance team on applying a graded approach whilst implementing the Surveillance Programmes

Provide training to the NNB surveillance team on the surveillance strategy and arrangements as required

Ensure consistency between the arrangements and IT system for surveillance (QCFC)

Monitor the management of Inspection Requests from contractors by NNB surveillance team
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience

Substantial experience of working as a Quality Control professional in large projects

Understanding of planning and performing inspections on contractor works from a Client/Third Party Inspection Agency perspective in a construction, engineering or industrial context.

Ability to interpret codes, standards and technical specifications

Be able to write informative, concise and meaningful reports

Possess excellent organisation and communication skills

As a minimum, applicants will be educated to degree level or equivalent.

Previous experience working in the nuclear or a similarly regulated industry would be highly valued

Starting salary circa £45000 Closing date 23/09/18
For more information, please contact Kay Hemsley at Rullion on 0203 201 1215.

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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