Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi trade service provider that safely delivers high quality construction, facilities management, and technical solutions. We are a family-owned and family-run company that employs thousands of highly skilled and talented professionals across North America. With nearly 100 years of diverse market experience, we are a forward thinking organization with a strong track record of delivering operational excellence and customer-focused solutions that stand the test of time.


Black & McDonald’s Ottawa team is growing! If you are committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.

This opportunity relates to the modernization of the heating and cooling energy distribution systems to over 80 buildings in the National Capital Region. The ESAP project involves construction of four new central heating and cooling plants plus associated distribution piping networks over a period of five years, under a Joint Venture Partnership with another leading major Contractor.

The Site Quality Control Inspector is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and evaluating the activities of its office and field operations pertaining to Quality Assurance/Control.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Develop, implement and managing all aspects of Quality Assurance/Quality Control within the ESAP project;

• Provide support to management and supervision of the project on quality related issues;

• Provide indoctrination & training to company personnel to support the implementation of quality programs;

• Consult and negotiate with clients to prepare specifications, explain proposals, and present engineering reports and findings;

• Assign, co-ordinate and review the technical work of the department and/or project teams;

• Regular Interface with the Company's Quality Assurance team on the corporate Quality Assurance mandate;

• Interface with regulators and client auditors as required ensuring ongoing compliance with applicable legislation, quality standards and client specifications and the execution of corrective actions in order to maintain quality program registrations;

• Ensure quality systems, processes and documentation employed on site comply with Corporate Policy;

• Responsible for meeting the obligations of contract and client satisfactions with respect to quality assurance;

• Monitor and advises on how the quality program is performing;

• Actively assists Fabrication and Construction staff in identifying potential improvements to procedures and

approaches to the work from a quality control prospective;

• Assess regulatory and client requirements and specifications to assist in determining the most appropriate method of conducting inspections and tests, sequence of operations, and work assignments;

• Write and maintain various formal quality management documents such as manuals, policies, procedures, plans, checklists and records appropriate to existing and emerging regulator, client and internal needs;

• Develops and monitors, in conjunction with Operations, the execution of project quality plans and documents,

including compliance by subcontractors;

• Liaise with Purchasing and Operations to establish quality requirements and ensure that suppliers and subcontractors are rated as to their ability to conform;

• Ensure material & special calibrated tools receipt inspections are effectively carried out;

• Support the team with procurement/project coordination when necessary.


• Change Orientation

• Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

• Attention to detail

• Communicates Effectively

• Customer Focus

• Holds Self and Others Accountable

• Problem Solving and Innovation

• Teamwork and Collaboration


• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or college diploma in engineering technology is considered an asset

• Certification as a CSA W178.2 Level II or III Welding Inspector is considered an asset

• Certification as an API 510 / API 570 Inspector or National Board Inspector is considered an asset


• 10 years of Quality Control & Quality Assurance experience in the Industrial Construction industry

• Tradesman or technical (2-year college program in related discipline), 8 years of which will be in QA/QC or P. Eng. with 8 years’ experience in industrial construction, 5 years of which will be in QA/ QC

• 5+ years’ experience working in Shutdown/Turnaround projects


• Strong background in welding & fabrication is required

• Experienced with Ontario and Quebec safety regulations

• Experience with the implementation of ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

• Knowledge in CSA & ASME codes and standards is required

• Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a vehicle for work related purposes

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.)

• Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with confidential and sensitive issues

Black & McDonald welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

If you are an existing Black & McDonald employee, please notify your supervisor of your interest and intent to apply before applying.