Specialist QA – Vendor Surveillance (VQS)

Job title: Specialist QA – Vendor Surveillance (VQS)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: CAD60 - CAD70 per hour
Reference: BH-117052
Contact Name: Jessica Harper
Phone Number: +1 403 984 0923
Job Published: 9 days ago

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.

  • Being responsible for management of the inspection assignments for each of the individual POs assigned to him/her.
  • 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 5 years of experience in Quality Assurance or Engineering role.
  • P.Eng is required 
  • 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

Primary Location:

  • Calgary (with Traveling to Vendor Shops)

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