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Mechanical Quality Control Supervisor - 12 month contract

Scatec Solar

Scatec Solar

People & HR, Operations, Quality Assurance
South Africa
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

Mechanical Quality Control Supervisor - 12 month contract

Job Locations ZA-Ceres
Job ID
Power Production
Location : City
Location : Country (Full Name)
South Africa


Want to join a frontrunner in renewable energy that is actively seeking early entry into new markets globally? Since the establishment in 2007, Scatec has acquired extensive knowledge and experience in developing, building, and operating solar, wind and hydro power plants and storage solutions. Driven by our company values and competent global workforce, we aim to deliver competitive and sustainable renewable energy globally; protect our environment and improve quality of life through innovative integration of technology; and create shareholder value. We are present on four continents and are headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

Main purpose of position

Currently we are looking for a Mechanical QC Supervisor in Ceres to be part of our global team working together towards our vision – Improving our future. As our Mechanical QC Supervisor, you will be responsible to report back to the Site Quality Manager on a daily basis on planned vs actual progress on Quality Inspections, sign off and Punch Listing.

Main responsibilities

  • Pro-actively engage with Contractors’ supervisors to optimize daily progress & inspections & monitor the contractor for compliance to the Project Quality Plan at all times
  • Review and follow up on and implement contractor’s QC registers such as non-conformance, QCP, ITP checklist and punch list
  • Perform inspections at site which include compiling required construction quality reports by reviewing construction quality reports / inspection reports by the suppliers
  • Sign off on construction quality inspection reports from suppliers
  • Pro-active reporting on lack of progress and risk
  • Ensure all Inspection Equipment registers, calibrations, and calibrations certificates are managed and current at all times
  • Ensure special attention is given to hidden works control, process testing & materials used by means of Mechanical Check Lists
  • Ensure all Red Line, Single Line diagrams & as built drawings are complete, reviewed & signed off, registers updated and uploaded
  • Ensuring all Pre-Commissioning Site Acceptance Testing has been completed & signed off and compliant to the Operation & Maintenance Manual & Requirements

Qualifications and competencies

  • Technical National Mechanical Trade Certificate with at least 5 years’ site experience
  • Proof of Internship/ apprenticeship completion at a reputable Mechanical Construction Institution (Governmental Sectored.) with 10+ years’ experience on large scale projects
  • Formal Quality Qualification (Six Sigma green/black)
  • Formal Quality Inspection Training Certifications with proof of 15+ Quality Control Experience with contactable references to act as referee for experience & achievements on Construction Projects
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written
  • Competent in navigating & applying Quality Management Systems
  • Experienced in working & complying to ISO 9001 2015 Standards
  • Experienced in working & complying to IEC Standards
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Mechanical (HV) Installation on large projects

Personal characteristics

It is part of every employees’ terms of reference to contribute to Scatec's vision: Improving our Future and adhere to our company values which are:

  • Predictable: demonstrate clear communication and listening skills, shares information in an open and honest way
  • Driving results: demonstrate determination, pro-activeness, can prioritize and work independently
  • Changemaker: demonstrate entrepreneurship, can challenge, fast learner, take initiates and adjust
  • Working together: demonstrate teamwork, shares responsibilities, can compromise, has a can-do attitude

For the particular role we also expect

  • To have a valid driver's license
  • Fully computer literate (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook)
  • Working as a team player
  • Working unsupervised
  • Excellent documentation & reporting skills

Additional information:

  • Local travelling might be required

We offer

Scatec is an exciting, innovative, and ambitious company operating in a growing industry. We offer a challenging and interesting position where you will be part of a flexible, diverse and truly international working environment consisting of highly competent and committed colleagues with a positive drive to make a difference.

Scatec is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence, and business need.

Applications will be processed on a continuous basis.


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