Quality Assurance Administrator - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom

Project support

Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear.

We offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams’ work closely to develop technology based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering.

Our in-house multi-disciplinary services include civil, process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation, supplemented by the design and manufacture of Control Panels, MCC’s, PLC’s, SCADA and automation systems. We also provide a range of bespoke modular and containerised water & wastewater treatment and fuel conditioning systems.

We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We are now seeking to recruit a QA Administrator to strengthen our team overseeing our Falklands Power Plant project.  This role is for an experienced, detail-orientated, skilled, focused and highly motivated QA Administrator to join the team and assist in delivery of the handover activities of a project through to a successful handover.

Job Role

As the QA Administrator, you will bring demonstrable discipline site technical clerk experience and practical skills to a small team.  Working closely with the Commissioning Manager, you will assist with all handover activities are executed to meet the project schedule requirements in a safe and effective manner.  You will be accountable for the efficiency, quality and safe activities of the handover aspects of the projects you are working on.

You will assist with handover activities, within the agreed constraints of time, quality and cost, whilst maintaining the relationships with the client’s operational staff and an excellent Health Safety and Environmental performance.  You will ensure customer satisfaction and quality is always achieved.


  •  Compiling and processing highly technical and specific information
  •  Proof-reading and standardising technical documentation
  •  Preparation of operation and maintenance (O&M) manuals
  •  Create and administer technical documentation
  •  Reviewing and examine engineering drawings to ensure conformity to established criteria
  •  Extract information to include in spreadsheet format
  •  Provide Administrative support for the Commissioning and Handover Team
  •  Liaise with Project Managers to ensure requirements and deadlines are being met
  •  Document Filing and retrieval
  •  Dealing with suppliers and subcontractors to progress handover documentation
  •  Familiarity with ISO 9001 standards and requirements or other Quality Manufacturing System would be a benefit
  •  To compile data into an analytical and readable format (spreadsheets and dashboards) 

Qualifications / Skills 

  •  Power / Industrial project experience preferred.  As a site technical clerk would be preferred.
  •  Strong interpersonal skills
  •  Fully competent in Microsoft office packages.  MS Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe, Outlook
  •  The candidate must be able to read engineering drawings
  •  Strong communication, both written and verbal
  •  Proven experience within Administration or Project Management


Company Benefits 

At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors. Our company benefits package includes; 

  •  A competitive salary
  •  24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays (increasing with service)
  •  Pension

Equal Opportunities & Diversity:

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.

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please send your CV to lynne.crawford@trant.co.uk or call our Internal Recruitment Team on 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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