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Title:  Quality Advisor

Job Number:  7807

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

About North Western Alliance Program

North Western Program Alliance (NWPA) consists of three Alliance partners – John Holland, KBR and MTM and the client (LXRP), working together as one team to achieve shared goals.

NWPA has a proven track record with the successful delivery of four level crossing removal projects, several premium stations and three projects currently in delivery phase.

We’re proud to make a real difference to the lives of people on our program of works and in the communities in which we operate. Our values are Excellence, Empowerment, Creativity and Care.


We are currently looking for an experienced Quality Advisor to join us, based at our Preston site.

About the Role

Whilst you’ll be initially based on the North Western Program Alliance this is a long-term career opportunity within John Holland.


As a Quality Advisor, you will be required to support the implementation and monitoring of the quality objectives and requirements. Ensure risks and other issues do not adversely impact the surety of successful project delivery. You will also assist with the inspection and test requirements.

Responsibilities of the role include;

  • Under direction, develop and recommend inspection and sampling techniques, quality control plans, process control procedures, testing and analysis procedures to ensure that products meet specifications and standards
  • Document quality issues and performance measures for management review
  • Assist with the implementation of the organisational Quality Management System on the project to ensure quality objectives and targets are met
  • Prepare audit reports summarising production and quality issues together with recommend corrective actions
  • Identify and report quality objectives, requirements, risks and other issues that may adversely impact the surety of successful project delivery to the Senior Quality Engineer
  • Provide technical advice and assistance to management for quality-related activities
  • Understand compliance and reporting procedures and processes
  • Manage the reporting of non-compliances and ensure dispositions, remedial solutions and corrective actions are effectively implemented
  • Review subcontractors' quality documentation and ensure they fulfil their quality system obligations
  • Attend inspections to ensure works are compliant with design and project requirements

To be successful in this key role, you will have;

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (or similar), Science, Building, Construction, Quality Management or Project Management

  • Relevant tertiary or trade qualifications along with broad work experience in rail, signalling and/or steel fabrication/welding

  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in a quality representative role

  • Quality assurance experience gained within the construction, transport or related industries
    Experience in developing and implementing project QA management systems

As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. For us, a diverse, inclusive and enjoyable culture is the foundation for great work. It’s why we encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities and cultures, and promote a flexible way of working that enables a work-life balance.

We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.

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