Quality Assurance Officer - Facilities Management

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, April 13, 2015
Date of Posting: 
April 2, 2015
Facilities Management
Quality Assurance Officer
Full-time term position
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

Commensurate with qualifications.

April 2015 – December 2016 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.)

UPEI Facilities Management Department invites applications for the position of Quality Assurance Officer, who will report to the Manager of Capital Projects & Maintenance.  The individual will be working on the construction of the new School of Sustainable Design Engineering; the Quality Assurance Officer will conduct daily site inspections while providing technical support and quality assurance on behalf of the University.


• Responsible for daily site inspections while monitoring the construction progress and quality, identify any problems and alternative solutions.
• Ensure safety standards and procedures are maintained according to the UPEI Municipal and Provincial codes and standards throughout the project.
• Maintenance of deficiencies and produce reports for supervisor.
• Conduct research and review designs to provide input at design meetings.
• Assist with the scheduling of contractors work, including construction schedule, shop drawing submissions and approval of material and equipment deliver date confirmation.
• Assist with the project changes and advise how these changes may impact construction and budget.
• Ensure contract documents are kept up to date.


• Two year Post-Secondary Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Technologist is required.
• Minimum 5 years’ related work experience is required.
• Certified Mechanical or Electrical Technologist, or equivalent education and related work experience. 
• Experience working with and knowledge of WCB Act, OH&S Act, Municipal & Provincial codes.
• Working knowledge of construction material, means and methods.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list, to be received no later than the closing date, via the link below. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment. Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

D. McLean

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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