The Woodfibre LNG Project is located approximately 7 km west-southwest of Squamish, British Columbia. It involves the construction and operation of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility on the previous Woodfibre pulp mill site, which would have a storage capacity of 250,000 m3 and would produce approximately 2.1 million tonnes per year of LNG.

Woodfibre LNG Limited is a privately held Canadian company based in Vancouver and a subsidiary of Pacific Energy Corporation Limited.


Woodfibre LNG (WLNG) is seeking a Quality Engineer to champion its quality management program during the pre-construction and construction phases of the project. The successful candidate will report directly to the Quality Manager and play a part in supporting the company’s project team through the project’s construction phase. This position will require the individual to function with minimal supervision and be proactive in ensuring quality in all spheres. In addition, the role will require close interaction with the company’s Project Management, Engineering, Procurement and Construction execution teams to ensure the successful execution of the WLNG’s Quality Management program.

Key Responsibilities

The successful applicant will:

  • Be the quality focal point for fabrication and construction site activities.
  • Manage and guide the QA/QC activities during the execution of pre-construction and construction work to achieve the project quality requirements within the Quality Standards, Cost, and Schedule targets set by WLNG.
  • Ensure that all actions, works, and services undertaken by Contractors and subcontractors are in accordance with the respective Contractual Agreement.
  • Assess construction/installation work process and work product verification (e.g. perform site QC surveillance, participate in Mechanical Completion process, and monitor specification deviations). 
  • Prepare site-related documentation for project quality system management. 
  • Identify trends, assist and work with Contractor to minimize non-conformance situation.
  • Implement the WLNG Execution Assurance program at the site in accordance with the project specifications and procedures.
  • Monitor quality control performance, coordinate project quality metrics and reporting, and provide quality metrics as requested by the Quality Manager.
  • Monitor construction works independently to ensure job compliance in accordance with project specifications.
  • Provide technical guidance to field inspection personnel as required.
  • Review quality inspection personnel qualifications and training requirements.
  • Monitor the progress and effectiveness of the project quality management system, propose recommendations and implement improvements.
  • Conduct Quality surveillance audits during the pre-construction and construction execution phases with timely management reporting.
  • Ensure that QA/QC culture is visible across all projects.
  • Provide inputs to the collection of Lessons Learned for the project.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent with 10+ years experience in a quality management position on capital construction projects in the oil/gas industry.
  • Demonstrated experience establishing project quality systems that meet the requirements of ISO 9001 for Quality Management Systems.
  • Experience managing large-scale capital projects, including early civil works, performing regular audits and critical inspections as and when required.
  • Ability to facilitate project team workshops while ensuring quality procedures and programs.
  • Demonstrated Quality Assurance competence.
  • Ability to work within a culturally diverse and multi-disciplinary environment in both national and international team environments.
  • Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal and teambuilding skills.
  • Expertise in welding, NDT systems and ISO auditing is preferred.
  • Good computer and communication skills.  

Additional Requirements

  • Squamish Area residents are preferred (candidates who live locally within 30 minutes-1hr drive).
  • A valid driver’s licence and passport.
  • Must be comfortable with a Marine-type environment as the site is remote and travel daily is by boat only and is approximately 7km from Squamish.
  • This role will be a combination of an office site-based role.
  • The position is based at our site in Squamish, BC. There may be occasional travel to a local engineering office in the Vancouver area, the EPC contractor’s office in Houston, or WLNG’s Vancouver office

Application Guidelines

Please email your resume to [email protected] – with the subject header Quality Engineer.
Please note only qualified candidates with work authorization in Canada will be contacted.

Thank you in advance for your interest!

Woodfibre LNG Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.