Mechanical Quality Inspector - Energy Construction


Edmonton, AB, CA Calgary, AB, CA

Requisition ID: 172709 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Energy Canada District 

Department: Quality 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

At Kiewit, we never stop raising the bar. Consistently focused on high quality production, we commit to excellence in all we do. We encourage new and innovative ideas with forward thinking. We build our work right the first time, delivering with a sense of urgency, the highest value to our clients. We are currently looking for a Mechanical Quality Inspector to support our quality program and projects quality performance.

District Overview

Kiewit Energy Canada is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  We are a major industrial contractor with work on projects that involve construction of oil sands processing facilities, including steam–assisted gravity drainage facilities, refinery expansions, gas plant expansions, co–generation facilities, major mine developments and pipe spool fabrication.


One of the many things that makes Kiewit's culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.


  • Have a thorough knowledge of the projects Quality Management System, work instructions, and procedures.
  • Ensure work is performed to established technical requirements defined by project documentation including drawings, specifications, procedures, inspection and test plans, and work instructions
  • Complete a comprehensive checklist at each hold/witness point as required by the ITPs.
  • Generate inspection and test plans, and procedures. Assure implementation and effectiveness of the project quality plan for the assigned area.
  • Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards.
  • Work with construction supervisors, schedulers, planners and subcontractors regarding development and implementation of the project quality system
  • Generate quality reports and metrics
  • Execute personnel quality training regarding the project specific quality process and requirements as requested.
  • Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered. Take corrective actions as needed.
  • Organize and maintain project quality records and files related to area of responsibility.
  • Report all Non-Conformance and rework issues to the Project Quality Manager. Assist in the documentation and resolution verification as requested.
  • Research and answer questions of a technical nature. Assist in the interpretation of construction codes and standards.
  • Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective actions to eliminate or minimize hazards.


  • Undergraduate or technical degree in Engineering, Science or similar with at least 2 years’ experience in a related construction field (with at least one of these years in a quality position)
  • Or An associate degree in engineering technology or science plus three years of experience in related construction field (at least two of these years in Quality position)
  • Or a high school graduate or equivalent GED with 5 years’ experience in the construction field (at least three of these years in a Quality position)
  • Must be a certified CWB Level 2 Inspector
  • Broad working knowledge of the trades, disciplines and associated special processes, inspection and testing techniques
  • Working knowledge of the related construction industry codes, standards, and jurisdictional requirements (ACI, AWS, ASME, NEC, etc.)
  • Ability to facilitate team information and be professional
  • Strong mathematical abilities and able to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately
  • Capacity to read and understand plans and specifications and visualize two-dimensional drawings in three dimensions.
  • Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, SharePoint 
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
  • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada   #LI-GH


Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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