Mechanical Quality Control Engineer

Job Overview


Wood is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Quality Control Engineer (Iraqi local nationals only), work pattern is 6/1 , we can only consider applications from local Iraqi nationals residing in Basra and surrounding areas.

  • Review and approve subcontractor quality reports, plans and procedures.
  • Review and approve product /material requisitions and validate QC requirements.
  • Witness all stages of QC inspections as per ITP.
  • Provide Quality input to technical bid evaluations.
  • Review and approve necessary vendor and supplier documents including ITPs, NDE procedures and reports, Manufacturing Record Books, etc.
  • Support 3rd party inspection coordination process and review inspection reports and release notes
  • Review and approval of sub-constractor’s and commissioning ITPs
  • Review construction and commissioning workpacks prior to site issue
  • Conduct review of project technical queries and standard deviation requests
  • Verify completeness of vendor and project documentation and Support implementation of quality continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure the closure of Quality requirements for project close out.
  • Regular quality reporting as required and ensure the satisfactory reporting, tracking and closure of project NCRs and Preventive Actions.
  • Quality input to project lessons learned and risk management sessions
  • Assist in the maintenance, documentation and deployment of the Company quality management system.
  • Ensure compliance of the Company management system with current and new legislation.
  • Supports Management review and prepares relevant data inputs.
  • Develop and execute contract quality programs in accordance with Contract and/or Projects Execution Plan arrangements.
  • Monitor Engineering, Procurement and Construction KPI’s and act accordingly.
  • Supports the development of Audit schedules.
  • Executes audits in accordance with approved audit schedules.
  • Facilitates incident investigations.
  • Support delivery of the contract Assurance Programme.
  • Plan and partake in internal project and supplier audits.
  • Conduct Vendor and Supplier Qualification Evaluations.
  • Support in conducting root cause analysis of project nonconformities and technical incidents.
  • Attend project kick off meetings to provide QA/QC input.
  • Provide Quality support to in-country site-based engineering team.
  • Determine inspection level and requirements of product/material.
  • Experience in welding, welders, painting, painters prequalification activities
  • Experience in preparation / review of Pipebook and inspection reports
  • Support in vendor and sub-contractor audits


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering (essential)
  • Quality Auditor Qualification by recognised industry body (essential)
  • NDE Level II (desirable)
  • CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector certification or equivalent (essential)
  • Must be fully familiar with international codes & standards to be applied during Engineering and Procurement phase of projects
  • Minimum 10 years experience as QA/ QC Engineer managing Civil, Structural and Mechanical activities in major oil / gas projects.
  • Experience in Brown and Greenfield construction projects.
  • Previous experience in EPC projects.
  • Brownfield and shutdown experience preferred.
  • Exposure to the Client Contracts desirable but not mandatory.

Personal attributes:

  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • High level of communication skills in both written and spoken format
  • Analytical, Problems Solving skills and Systematic thinking
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with good initiative and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within multi-cultural workforces and environments


Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com
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