It is important for an aspirant or anyone who would like to embark on a quality engineering job to know the quality control or qc inspector duties and responsibilities. So, in this article, I am going to show you what are those quality control inspector duties and responsibilities.
During my stay in our country Philippines in the year 2006, I had the plan to work abroad but I really don’t have an idea what best career will I specialized, then I have a friend who’d just come back from Saudi Arabia taught me what job to take, you know to work abroad you have to specialize one field only. And I don’t have an idea about the Quality Control inspector duties and responsibilities prior to reaching UAE.
So what happened I decided to take the Quality Engineering career and to become a QA/QC Engineer which is my current job now and last to become a Quality Manager someday.
But I need to have a total of 15 to 20 years to become a Quality Manager, so exciting because when you are a Manager the salary is quite.. I may say Wow! (Laughing)
I would like to tell you that when you are on your first step in the Quality Engineering field, your position would probably be a Quality Control Inspector.
I want to make it clear, I mentioned in this article that I did not mention that I was a Quality Control or QC Inspector at that time when I had my first job or first contract in one of the well-known companies in the UAE.
I would like to show briefly the ladder of this career to make it crystal clear. I started as Civil Inspector in the Philippines and Quality Control Inspector on my first job in the UAE, then QA/QC Engineer now in the second company I connected with which I got a total of ten years of works to experience from that time frame. The next step would be Senior QA/QC Engineer and after that QA/QC Manager someday.
In my previous article, I have mentioned that I had my first contract in one of the biggest construction company in the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ) that was way back 2007, so I was a novice then when it comes to any documentation jobs, but physical jobs like site surveillance, inspection and checking ongoing works on site, it was normal because that was my work as Civil Inspector in the Municipality of Puerto Princesa, Philippines way back 2003.
For newly graduate and newly born Civil Engineers here are the “Duties and Responsibilities” as Quality Control or QC Inspector that you might want to consider.
Quality Control or QC Inspector Duties and Responsibilities:
- Monitoring and administering the QA/QC Plan or Programme and ensuring incorporated materials on construction projects are in compliance with the plans and specifications.
- Assuring that the work is performed as required by the contract and meets or exceeds the required qualities.
- Assuring the acceptable quality of materials, processes, and workmanship in the project work.
- Assisting Quality Assurance and Quality Control Engineer such as steel reinforcement checking the same as in construction drawing.
- Issue materials receiving reports for the delivered materials.
- Waterproofing checking the underground level and in wet areas in the building.
- Following up the concreting works in the presence of the Engineer or Consultant, slump test, and cubes preparation for the compressive test.
- Finishing work checking in the presence of the Engineer or Consultant, block, plaster, painting, tiling, kitchen cabinets, wardrobes, ceiling, and light fittings.
- Maintain standards of safety and comply with Company’s Health, Safety, and Environment Management System requirements.
- Follow and maintain Company standards of Quality in accordance with Company Quality System requirements.
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That was my Duties and Responsibilities as a Quality Control or QC Inspector. You can simply follow those Duties and Responsibilities and you are good to go for Quality Control Inspector job.
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What is quality control or qc inspector?
A person who can be able to check the completed or ongoing work on project site.
What is quality control?
a system of maintaining standards in constructed or completed work on the project site by checking the part of the activity and testing a sample of the output against the drawing and specification.