IQVT Quality Engineer - Highway

Tyne and Wear
£334 Day Ltd


Carmichael are currently recruiting for an experienced highways IQVT Quality Engineer.


     Scope of works

  • Supports the Engineering manager to promote the systems of Quality Control on the project, encouraging a positive quality culture
  • Confidently read drawings, specifications and contract information to review and approve Inspection and test plans as delegated by the Engineering Manager
  • Be the key person conducting interim inspections at key stages of construction activities ahead of the inspection request to ensure any issues are identified and resolved at an early stage
  • Carry out inspections at a frequency identified in the inspection and test plans.
  • Assist in carrying out quality audits on internal project processes, identifying issues as part of an informative report
  • Assist in developing specific project / task quality plans
  • Maintain the project NCR register, ensure it is kept up to date and that NCRs are closed out in a timely manner. Promote register within the team and be the driving force to ensure actions are closed out
  • Review of sub-contractor’s quality plans & ITPs (incl. self-delivery works) as required and assist the Quality Readiness Review (QRR) process
  • Undertake reviews / inspections prior to and during any relevant off-site manufacture
  • Assist in ensuring handover documents such as completed inspection and test plan records and as-built information are captured in a timely manner by conducting regular reviews of the quality registers on iCosNet (BC – digital document management system)


About you

  • Excellent communication skill
  • CSCS card
  • Completed SMSTS (ideal)


  • Experience and Qualifications:
  • HNC/HND or degree qualification in Civil Engineering (desired but not mandatory)
  • Knowledge and understanding of QA/QC principles and their application to a project, suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Understanding of principles of Engineering relating to the project scope of works
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be desirable not mandatory
  • Ability to gather, analyse and evaluate facts to solve problems
  • Senior Engineers or Site Agents with Highways construction experience are encouraged to apply for this role