Location: Tiverton, Ontario
Hourly Rate: $50-70/hour
Duration: 1 year (extended yearly)
The core job function of the Quality Technician is to provide a Quality function by ensuring that maintenance work and Project work are completed in accordance with the design specifications, drawings and procedures and to the requirements of applicable Quality Assurance program. The Quality Technician/ITP Writer, will carry out assigned duties which include, but are not limited to, Quality planning initiatives, schedule adherence and quality execution, participation in mechanical related checks and other pressure boundary related tasks as directed by line management. This includes field support required to successfully complete the scope of the work
- Establish contact and working relationship with engineering, maintenance, operations and work management staff. Establish contact with personnel of other departments, supply/service agencies and local representatives of applicable jurisdictional authorities as required to facilitate the performance of inspection and related activities.
- Assist Supervisor in the preparation of detailed work plans identifying manpower and equipment requirements for performance of specific quality programs.
- Participate in training programs as required to achieve full capability within the various corporate safety and business processes necessary to function in the workgroup and its working environment.
- Coordinate work activities with other groups.
- Task and Work Order Assessing within the discipline of the job document
- Reviewing project schedule to ensure that activities are scheduled properly.
- Anticipate and identify problem areas, informing Supervisor as appropriate.
- Review or assemble Quality documents and coordinate input per Line management project team.
- Communicate on a regular basis with stakeholders on matters pertaining to completion status.
- Provide regular status updates back to FLM, Engineering, Work Management and the project team.
- Escalate issues/ concerns in a timely basis to ensure adequate awareness of the status of the work.
- Submit Condition Records to document all issues during the preparation, installation or commissioning phases of the project lifecycle.
- Individual may work as an individual or as a member of a project or a functional team.
- Perform other duties as required
Quality Control (general):
- Develop the Inspection and Test plan (ITP) as directed by Line Management, Engineering and/or Project Team
- Review Engineering Change (EC) package and Inspection and Test Plans (ITPs). Provide feedback to Engineering, Project Teams and PB Specialist as required
- Review and provide input to technical procedures required to perform the Quality Control (QC) tests
- Perform field walkdowns regularly to perform Quality Control Inspections and to review/witness field installations activities to validate implementation is carried out as dictated by the Inspection & Test Plan
Quality Surveillance (general):
- Review Engineering Change (EC) package and vendor Inspection and Test Plans (ITPs) to provide feedback to FLM, Engineering and Project Team as required
- Monitor to ensure there is proper oversight of the protection and maintenance of installed equipment during construction.
- Quality Function Support (interface with Design & Component Engineering)
- Review and become familiar with applicable drawings, specifications, procedures and codes associated with the assigned work scope.
- Review and participate in walk-downs of area affected by Engineering Change (EC) for standard industry practices and installation from Quality function perspective.
- Participate in project team meetings during all phases of the project lifecycle with emphasis on quality function
- Provide advice, when requested by supervisor, to and liaise with the assessing and materials function and design engineering on quality requirements
- Verification of materials ordered are ready to install (as directed)
Duties specific to Quality Tech I
- Obtain & maintain core qualifications in Bruce Power Pressure Boundary Inspection Program
- Maintain a working knowledge of station systems, work practices, procedures, applicable codes, and regulations, and be aware of developments in the field of Pressure Boundary and inspection through attendance at appropriate courses and lectures or through technical literature.
Education & Experience
- Requires knowledge normally acquired either through the completion of Grade XII in a Secondary, Commercial or Technical School plus a two-year course of concentrated study in appropriate subjects obtained in an accredited College of Applied Arts and Technology, Polytechnic Institute or Community College for Welding Engineering Technician, NDE Technician or Manufacturing Technician or equivalent education
- Requires knowledge of material science, industrial metallurgy, physics, chemistry, and industrial methodology related to the field of certification and post-secondary studies, in order to perform such examinations and the Quality Technician - AMOT Projects technical analysis of relevant inspection results
- Requires knowledge of technical writing skills in order to prepare clear, concise reports and knowledge of the English language in order to communicate effectively at all levels with personnel
- Requires familiarity with large-scale nuclear generating station layouts, station systems and equipment, and plant operating processes
- Requires experience with video, optical, photographic, and other visual inspection techniques as may be applied in weld and component inspection practices
- Requires familiarity with the ASME codes and CSA standards pertaining to the fabrication and repair of pressure boundary components
- Requires knowledge of the relationships and interactions of the various Departments and Sections involved in the fabrication, modification, maintenance and repair of pressure boundary components
- Ability to work under pressure, adapt to changing priorities and meet deadlines
- Requires excellent level of written and verbal communication skill