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Morgan Sindall Construction and Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Quality Engineer
Contract type
Full time permanent
South West England

Quality Engineer

Location: Dorset

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About us:

Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction and infrastructure industry? 

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves. 


As a Quality Engineer, you will help to protect Morgan Sindall’s interests throughout the construction process.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • A good general understanding of the specific construction inspection process, in particular around the inspection of materials, installation and quality of work.
  • An understanding of the obligations of all parties, including requirements and boundaries.
  • The foresight to identify issues or potential issues and the ability to suggest alternative methods or mitigation techniques.
  • A focus on quality, reducing the need for reworking and double handling.
  • Impartiality, offering a fair, considered and independent approach to ensuring value for money.
  • An awareness of acceptable standards, benchmarking and identifying where work does not conform to regulation.
  • The ability to record findings concisely.
  • The ability to offer a professional opinion and recommend alternative approaches and corrective actions.
  • Knowledge of construction materials and components, including their use, limitations and possible alternatives.
  • An understanding and knowledge of the practical and legal aspects of health and safety.



Duties relating to the role include:


  • Ensuring that a consistently high standard of quality control is maintained on the project.  
  • Identifying technical problems and recommend corrective action where required.
  • Maintaining an Inspection & Test Plan tracker to ensure that all ITP’s are subjected to the correct level of review and acceptance.
  • Liaising with the project team and subcontractor representatives to develop and review ITP’s.
  • Monitoring progress of all ITP’s to ensure that relevant checks and inspections are carried out and records maintained.
  • Carrying out site quality inspections and reporting back to the project team and client.
  • Undertaking quality checks as the works progresses, in line with ITP’s / National Grid Transmission Procedures.
  • Maintaining an NCR register, which is used to manage project quality nonconformities.
  • Liaising with the project team and subcontractor representatives to manage effective closure of nonconformities.
  • Maintaining a Supply Chain Tracker, which provides oversight of all subcontractors appointed on the project.
  • Attending project quality meetings with the client and address any resulting actions.
  • Attending subcontractor pre-start meetings to ensure relevant quality aspects are covered.
  • Attending weekly progress meetings.
  • Undertaking any other tasks as deemed necessary and required by the Project Manager


Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation. 

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