Quality Assurance and Quality Control Engineer

Development Sector
Full time Full day
Posted date

14th September, 2023

Last date to apply

27th September, 2023














2 years

Organizational Context and Scope

In the 2022 Monsoon Pakistan experienced an unprecedented amount of rainfall resulting in mega flooding estimating around one-third of the country to be submerged in water. In other estimates, more than 33 million people have been impacted by the monsoon floods in the country since mid-June. The areas that have sustained the most severe damage are the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Baluchistan, and Sindh provinces. Sindh province was especially hard hit. To date, 72 districts across Pakistan have been declared ‘calamity hit’ by the Govt.

The Community Resilience Activity-North (CRA-N) Project is designed to support community-level DRR, Resilience, and conflict prevention activities within the flood-affected districts in all three provinces; In order to help the current flood-hit communities, CRA-North aims to address various needs of people ensuring that they ‘build back better’ with reduced vulnerabilities and become resilient communities. CRA-North will pursue a multi-disciplinary and community-participatory approach and will work in close coordination with the Government of Pakistan (GoP) at the district, regional and national levels.

Under the overall supervision of the DCOP and the overall supervision of the COP/Program Manager, and in coordination with the RMU the incumbent will be responsible for managing quality assurance and quality control and assisting in overall monitoring, technical backstopping, coordination, and management of technical engineering activities of the CRA-N Program. Activities will include responding to the needs of the Program for important, large scale and high visibility as well as small and medium-scale infrastructure projects throughout the project area.

II)Responsibilities and Accountabilities

The QC/QA Engineer responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in coordinating the overall quality assurance/quality control program for the program.

  • Participate in the development of a QA/QC program that will improve the surveillance of the overall quality of materials and construction methods supplied to grants within the program.

  • Conduct regular field visits for monitoring of the Infrastructure Projects.

  • Check that all civil works quality control and environmental plans, strictly comply with program policy and implementation standards.

  • Identify problems, pose plausible solutions, and implement those solutions to achieve the objectives of the project.

  • Develop assessment tools and support the field technical staff in the implementation of Infrastructure projects.

  • Conducting field workshops with staff and contractors to improve the overall management of quality control of materials supplied to projects.

  • Assist and facilitate training and meetings for the capacity building of Technical Staff national/international quality norms/rules/regulations.

  • Support the field technical team in drawings, designing, and estimation of infrastructure projects.

  • Draft and review QAQC reports, SVNs, MARs, BOQs/Budgets, and estimates for Infrastructure Projects.

  • Provide technical support to the field offices on a regular basis.

  • Assist the logistics department in reviewing the bidding documents.

  • Liaise with other sections of the Program for improved coordination related to the Program Technical Unit.

  • Liaise with field offices to obtain information on program-related technical matters and follow up with recommendations.

  • Inspect quality of materials supplied and used for the construction activities including, earthworks, concrete works, steel and pavement works, monitoring all production of materials and raises non-conformances where applicable.

  • Review & monitor construction schedule & works activities to meet the required project completion date.

III)Required Qualifications and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or B. Tech with 2 years of relevant experience.

  • Professional experience in Operational activities in post-conflict and early recovery preferably on USAID programs.


  • Experience in quality control, and quality assurance procedures.

  • Experience in technical report writing.

  • Experience in AutoCAD, Cost Estimation, and Technical Report writing and monitoring of Civil Engineering Works.



(specify the required knowledge)


Fluency in English & Urdu

Local language of the area

We would encourage Female candidates to apply

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