Construction Quality Engineer, QAE

Date: 08/02/2023
Place of work: Sines, Portugal


Job Title:

Construction Quality Engineer, QAE






Job Location:

Sines, Portugal

Job type/Contract:

Temporary, start date September 2023 until March 2025

Salary range:

Competitive salary package with benefits

Job summary/Role description

The Construction Quality Engineer QAE keeps relations with Partners and Client in order to ensure that the QA/QC plan and procedures are correctly applied by all members of the Consortium. This will be achieved through the coordination of all members in order to ensure uniformity.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To prepare the Site Quality Plan, inspect its adequacy and application on Site and review it, if need be
  • To monitor quality control site team activities;
  • To arrange the preparation of the test, inspection reports and books.
  • To review the Subcontractors’ site quality System, quality organisation and procedures.
  • To check the flow of information and documents;
  • To identify any organisational or procedural defects or analyse critical points, and therefore arrange any corrective action together with the Site Manager and inform the Head Office Construction Department Manager and Project Quality Manager accordingly;
  • To plan and perform a periodical audit on the Subcontractors’ activities;
  • To prepare his own section of the Monthly report;
  • To be the first point of contact regarding the Client

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • University Degree or Diploma in relevant discipline or equivalent.


  • Significant experience in construction of fertilizer or petrochemical plants;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience as a Quality Engineer;
  • Similar role covered in projects that are of a comparable size;
  • Non-destructive testing (NDT) technique
  • Piping test-pack

Skills and Abilities

  • Fluent English;
  • Excellent IT and analytical skills;
  • Excellent communications, team-oriented and interpersonal skills;
  • Attention to details;
  • Self-motivation and direction, with a strong bias toward timely performance and problem resolution.

Special Requirements and Comments

Only spontaneous candidates will be considered for this role.


Only candidates that are legally authorised to work in the EU will be considered for the position.


Only candidates that now or in the future NOT require sponsorship for employment visa status, will be considered.