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Title:  Senior Quality Advisor

Job Number:  4721

North Melbourne, AU

Job Description

North Western Program Alliance consists of four partners, working as ‘one team’ collocated in the Alliance’s head and project offices. NWPA has a proven track record with the completion of three level crossing removal projects, a Premium station rebuild and another project currently in delivery.


To drive effective management on the upcoming program of works, the Alliance is looking to add to its high caliber workforce to safely and efficiently deliver additional work packages and contribute to the ongoing growth of a skilled and inclusive local industry. 


We are looking for a Senior Quality Advisor to join our fast-paced team working on level crossing removal projects. As Senior Quality Advisor you will provide onsite technical support to manage quality requirements in accordance with project requirements.


Responsibilities of the role include:
-Monitor the progress of construction quality and verification processes in accordance with the contract documents and the QMP.¬
-Support Quality team with the preparation and/or review of Activity Method Statements (AMS), work process documentation (including construction procedures, ITPs and checklists) in accordance with the QMP.
-Evaluate and inspect suppliers/subcontractors’ quality systems, processes and products.
-Monitor and review subcontractors' quality deliverables to ensure they fulfil their quality obligations.
-Monitor construction work lots progress and coordinate inspection of works/products with the Quality team.
-Support the Quality team and Construction Engineers with audits/inspections reports in accordance with the audit/inspections schedule and identify, report and investigate the cause of on/off site non-conforming work.
-Review proposed corrective and preventative actions to address non-conformance and audit findings and provide technical guidance on best for product requirements.
-Engage with asset owners as required to obtain approval on non-conforming works and re-inspections to confirm compliance and corrective actions are effective.
-Support the Quality and Construction teams with the review of compliance records enabling close out of construction work lots
-Identify and implement opportunities to improve the project quality management system, processes and product
-Assist the Completions Manager with implementing the Completion and Handover strategy to achieve the Project Area Practical Completion target dates, where required.
-Support the Quality and Completion Managers to compile data and information for the weekly/monthly quality performance reports and participate in meetings to discuss quality performance and resolve quality issues

To be successful in this key role, you must have:
-Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Science, Building Construction, Construction Management, Quality Management or equivalent
-Previous experience in a senior Quality role on a medium to large scale project
-Experience in the rail or infrastructure sector is preferable
-Experience in managing a team and proven time management, excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills with a sound analytical/methodical approach to Quality

We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.