Quality control - Welding and Non Destructive Examination (JO014214) China


QC Expert — Welding and Non-Destructive Examination


LNG operator

Duration of Contract

3 years with possible extension

Work location

China fabrication yards: Tianjin / Qingdao / Penglai / Qidong / Zhoushan

Type of Job


Work Schedule

8 weeks ON x 2 weeks OFF, 6 days per week



Plane tickets

Mobilization and Demobilization tickets / Rotational tickets provided.


Visa and Work Permit provided

Medical insurance

International premium medical and repatriation insurance provided





• Supervision over Contractor’s/Subcontractor’s work at modules fabrication site in the course of welding and welding QC and NDE;
• Assurance of modules manufacturing by the Contractor in the part of welding and NDE in compliance with approved QC plans, design documentation, SNiP.
• Expert and methodology support within the competence in the course of quality control activities by Contractors/Subcontractors to assure compliance with quality requirements to fabrication of modules in the course of LNG Plant construction.
• Monitoring of completeness, actuality and quality of permissive documents of Contractors/Subcontractors.
• Verification of compliance of materials proposed by Contractors with Project Specifications.
• Control quality of materials supplied for welding and NDE;
• Control compliance with manuals for storage of materials supplied for welding and NDE;
• Review of contractors' Work Performance Plan for compliance of work process to Project regulating documents.
• Verify compliance of contractors’ QC and test plans with Project requirements to welding and NDE;
• Participate in certification of welding and NDE procedures;
• Control quality of welding and NDE of Project pipelines and metal structures;
• Control of process operations sequence.
• Participation in inspections and tests as per approved QC plans for fabrication.
• Consult managers and contractors about quality of welding and NDE and work process;
• Recommendations on use of improved work methods and execution of final inspections to verify compliance of final result.
• Provision of data for weekly/monthly reports to track KPI progress.
• Informing of top management about discrepancies in performed works according to approved construction rules.
• Participate in meetings of QC team and contractors on issues relevant to quality of welding and NDE;
• Control of compliance of execution of documents and records keeping by Contractor with Project requirements, participation in verification and acceptance of quality forms.
• Participate in acceptance of final products;
• Issue of instructions to Contractor and control corrective actions if necessary.
• Provision of QC reports, reports on discrepancies found in facility fabrication quality and make proposals on their elimination and prevention.
• Timely informing of direct manager about found discrepancies within the competence.
• Preparing of daily/weekly reports on Contractor’s performance, keeping of statistical data on quality, verify actual records.
• Informing about circumstances which prevent proper performance of duties.



• Education: University Engineering Degree
• At least 15 years of overall experience
• Valid National Agency of Welding Control (NAKS) certificate (Level 3 or higher) or International Welding Engineer (IWE) Diploma.
• Valid NDE certificates and knowledge assessment test certificates (radiographic testing, ultrasonic testing, magnetic particle inspection, dye penetrant inspection, visual and dimensional testing): Level 2 or higher.
• At least three (3) years of experience in Quality Control as a member of multidisciplinary inspector team, including work with Quality Control plans, Inspection and Test Plans, Test Procedures and in non-conformance and deviation management.
• At least five (5) years of experience in welding and NDT in construction.
• At least 10 years of experience on construction sites and similar sites on oil and gas projects.
• At least 3 years of welding and NDE experience.
• Domestic and international experience in welding and NDE.
• Work experience at oil and gas projects.
• Valid certificates (Level 3 at least) and verified knowledge in welding technology.
• Valid certificates in NDE processes (Level 2 at least).