QA/QC Engineer - Power Plant Project Falkland Islands

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom


We currently have an immediate requirement to recruit a Quality Assurance /Quality Control Engineer to work at our Southampton Head office on a major Power Plant Project for the Falklands Islands.

Trant Engineering Limited is a multi discipline Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Process & Water, International and Control & Automation. We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

The Quality Assurance /Quality Control Engineer will work on a major Power Plant Project for the Falklands Islands. Occasional travel to the Falklands may be required.

The project also consists of civil engineering works.

We are open to receiving applications either from individuals looking for permanent employment or self-employed contractors. Reporting into the International Manager and working closely with the Project Manager, duties include but are not limited to;

  • Communicate Quality Assurance/Quality Control requirements across the site/s
  • Management of inspection and production records
  • Frequent review of various production checklists
  • QA/QC planning activity
  • Review/amend/write Quality Assurance documentation following company procedures and using supporting forms
  • Ensure QA/QC Documentation is in place prior to excavation or using any product on site
  • Monitor and measure Management System effectiveness
  • Attend site meetings
  • Attend SHEQ meetings
  • Facilitate improvement actions, ensuring they are implemented and closed within agreed timescales
  • Supply chain assessments and monitoring


You will be working in a Quality Assurance/ Quality Control role currently/previously and must have a background in construction or civil engineering.

Power Plant experience would also be desirable but not essential.

Experience in working with MOD projects is highly desirable.

International project experience is desirable.


  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management/multi-tasking skills
  • Able to prioritise effectively
  • Excellent IT skills
  • High attention to detail/ accuracy
  • Flexible and proactive
  • Good written and spoken communication abilities
  • Suitable Quality/Auditing qualification

Company Benefits;

At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development and progression within a professional working environment and we strongly support and encourage employees to gain professional qualifications.

Our company benefits package includes;

  • A competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday (increasing with service) + bank holidays (increasing with service)
  • The opportunity to buy further holidays
  • Government Workplace Pension Scheme

Equal Opportunities;

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV to or call 02380 665544

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion                                                          


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