Corporate QA VQS (Vendor Quality Surveillance) Specialist

Job Title: Corporate QA VQS (Vendor Quality Surveillance) Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Alberta, Canada
Salary: CAD70 - CAD73 per hour
Start Date: 2019-06-26
Reference: BH-110866-1
Contact Name: Jessica Harper
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2019 21:42

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client is currently seeking a Corporate QA VQS (Vendor Quality Surveillance) Specialist for a contract role in Calgary. The individual must be local or have their own accommodations.

  • Interfaces with others in the company (engineering, SM, asset integrity, maintenance, etc.) on a regular basis.
  • Reviews Vendors and Sub-vendors’ ITPs to ensure that they meet the requirements of the project.
  • Prepares and issues Inspection Assignments for Third Party Inspector activities. Archives acknowledged Inspection Assignment in company database.
  • Convenes, coordinates and conducts the Pre-fabrication Meetings at the Vendor’s facility.
  • Reviews Inspection Reports for compliance with assignment instructions and PO requirements.
  • Distributes inspection reports, IFL and signed ITP in a timely manner to the Project QA Lead / Engineers
  • Verifies invoices for inspection hours & distance by comparing with inspection reports.
  • Ensures that inspection activities are conducted in accordance with PO requirements and project’s approved Inspection and Test Plans.
  • Conducts and reports on interim and ad-hoc inspection visits to Vendors and Sub-Vendors, as required by the project.
  • Oversees and assists in the resolution of Non-conformance Reports, outstanding items and inspection wavers raised against assigned POs
  • Experienced in checking content of Manufacturer Data Book to ensure that it meets project requirements



  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Quality Assurance role.
  • Bachelor degree or Engineering Technology Diploma in mechanical, metallurgy engineering or equivalent (registered or eligible for registration with APEGA or ASET).
  • Familiarity with ASME and API Codes, CSA W47.1/W59 and other industry standards.
  • Strong soft skills and firm proficiency in writing and speaking in English
  • Understanding of work related documents, including engineered drawings and Bill of Materials


  • Holding following certificates/credentials is not mandatory but can be considered as an asset:
Registered Professional Engineer with APEGA

CWB Level II or III welding inspector.

API 510, API 570, API 653, API SIFE, API SIRE, etc.

NACE CP, Coating

ASNT/ CGSB level 2 or 3


Primary Location:

  • Calgary (with Traveling to Vendor Shops)