Quality Lead, Rail & Transit
City : Calgary, AB
Category : T&I - Transportation Systems
Industry : Engineering
Employer : WSP
WSP is currently seeking a Quality Lead to join our Rail & Transit team in Calgary.
- We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
- Our Flexible Work Policy – we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
- A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
- Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
- Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
- A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.
We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.
A day in the life:
- Support a team of Analysts and Engineers to perform quality analysis and control for on-going Rail Systems projects and proposals.
- Lead the development of a Rail Systems Quality Management System for the Rail Systems Engineering Group with the target to achieve ISO9001 certification.
- Review Rail Systems Project Management Plans including Safety/Quality Plans, Work Plans, Risk Management Plans, and Communications Plans from a rail systems perspective.
- Monitor all Rail Systems hardware and software quality related activities on the projects, and liaison with the client’s Rail Systems Quality Manager on all Rail Systems quality related issues.
- Plan and lead project audit reports for current and new projects, including the required rail systems quality, financial, risk, and performance analysis.
- Develop, implement, and maintain specific procedures governing Rail Systems Quality Assurance processes, including flowcharts, roles and responsibilities, metric definitions, and measurement & analysis techniques.
- Train and monitor staff in Rail Systems Quality Control, Root Cause Analysis, and Continuous Improvement techniques.
- Coordinate the resolution of Rail Systems technical issues between WSP, Client, suppliers, and vendors to enforce contract requirements and to ensure appropriate standards are met.
- Timely review Rail Systems software development plan, hardware development plan, quality plans, and other project plans to ensure correctness and completeness.
- Monitor the disposition of all issued nonconformance reports and statistical methods reporting, monitor job progress, ensuring change orders are processed, recognizing potential claims, and implement safety and quality control procedures.
- Review and act upon customer complaints, and project and quality performance issues.
- Local and international travel to support proposals, projects, and Client’s needs.
What you'll bring to WSP ...
- University degree in Engineering recognized by the Professional Engineers of Alberta.
- Recognized quality assurance/quality control designation.
- On the job training combined with a minimum 5 years’ experience in Rail Systems projects using CENELEC and/or AREMA standards.
- Minimum of 10 years of experience in Rail Systems Engineering or equivalent.
- PMP certification and/or P.Eng license are favorable.
- Experience in a Consulting Engineering environment.
- Require sound knowledge of Rail Systems Quality Assurance and Quality Control principles, methods and practices and comprehensive knowledge of test methods and documentation.
- Demonstrated technical leadership and management experience.
- Understanding of Rail Systems Engineering Concepts, including technical, project, and functional requirements analysis, system breakdown structures, and decomposition of system requirements into subsystem requirements.
- Experience in different Phases of the Engineering Design Life Cycle (Proposal, CDR, PDR, FDR) and System Testing and Integration Life Cycle (test plan, test case, FAT, SAT, Reliability and Availability).
- Possess sound judgement; good organizational, administrative, interpersonal, verbal communication, and technical report writing skills as well as excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
- Ability to deal with complex issues and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management.
- Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Visio.