Lead of QAQC Pipelay/Cable Lay


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Drilling, Completions & Geosciences
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 60
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor

About this role: Lead of QAQC Pipelay/Cable Lay

  • Ensures effective implementation of the Project Management Systems through the Project Quality Plan and Quality Processes.
  • Ensure through Quality monitoring and measurement the implementation of PMS & EPCI contract quality requirements, Leading quality audit programs, quality surveillance and quality control programs.
  • Develops, implements and reports on the pipelay and cable lay phase quality surveillance program.
  • Providing continuous support, coordination and advice to the Offshore Head of QA/QC Pipelines on quality issues concerning PMT discipline execution and the oversight of Contractors.
  • Develop necessary quality procedures, plans, work instructions and provides quality advice and guidance to the pipelay and cablelay PMT.
  • Provides visible safety leadership through active participation in the Offshore Project Safety Program
  • Efficiently translate Company requirements and data into an efficient delivery from the Contractor
  • Manage the Contractor in the safe delivery of the scope of work components
  • Verify compliance with Company requirements, standards, specifications, and instructions
  • Monitor the progress and delivery of the Quality sections of the work scope

  • Counsels on the Implementation of the quality management system and coordinates in providing quality planning input for the PMT; Monitors quality management system effectiveness.
  • Prepares and executes/leads under the direction of the Head of QA/QC Topsides PMT internal and external audit schedule including stewardship of audit findings to resolution and closure using an “Action Tracking” close out process.
  • Prepares and leads quality surveillance programs for cablelay and pipelay phases.
  • Coordinates subordinate QA/QC team in daily planning and execution of their Quality function and duties including verification of all inspections and tests (i.e., Via ITP’s), production and follow up of daily quality reports, quality deficiencies and quality tools.
  • Counsels the development of quality alerts, quality deficiencies and NCRs as necessary and stewards to close out. Monitors and reports quality KPIs to measure and improve quality performance.
  • Attends internal and external quality meetings, facilitating quality planning, progress, deliverable and action, comment and finding close out.
  • Implements reviews and stewards quality deviations to specifications including NCR’s, equipment and approved plans/procedures ensuring they are subject to appropriate review and approval by SME.
  • Coordinates interfaces within PMT and towards EPCI to ensure a consistent, and effective quality approach is applied across the Offshore Project.
  • Review and evaluates EPCI Deliverables for quality including specifications, plans and reports. Prepares and gains approval of weekly and monthly quality reports. Monitors and measures contractors’ quality performance, provides, and distributes quality surveillance metrics as described in the QMS control procedures
  • Counsels the contractor to promote compliance; verify compliance with the contract and fitness for purpose of the delivered processes for cablelay and pipelay processes. Actively participates in project lessons learned process, facilitating capturing and closure.
  • Ensure all Contractor Project Quality related document reports are prepared, delivered on time, documented and endorsed by responsible parties.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or significant experience and CSWIP Senior Welding Inspection qualified.
  • Preferred Certified ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor and ISO 9712/ NACE NDE-Coating Qualifications.
  • Professional Quality Engineer with +5 years of QA/QC experience in construction, pipelay and cablelay on Offshore Oil & Gas Projects representing Client.
  • More than 8 years’ experience facilitating, coordinating and supervising implementation of Quality Control Programs on Major EPCI Offshore Projects representing the Client.
  • More than 8 years’ experience in the development and delivery of External & Internal Audit Programs along with Quality Surveillance Programs.
  • 5 Years’ Experience Working in the Middle East as QA/QC Lead.
  • Experience with EPC contractors, sub-contractors and vendors involved in the oil and gas industry.
  • Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to work with people from a variety of cultural background.
  • A high level of proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Computer literacy involving the regular use of professional office applications and some technical applications.


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 28/28 Rotation
  • Duration:
    • 31 May 2026 with possible extension
  • Location:
    • Qatar Offshore

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