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046799 Requisition #

QA Inspector-Civil

Industrial division

Mississauga, Ontario

Type of employment: Full time, day job

Business Line: SGS Industrial

Reporting to: Project Manager-Supply chain services


Make an impact with SGS! With more than 97,000 employees and 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world, SGS is a silent force working hard behind the scenes to deliver quality and integrity to businesses across nine industries. As the world’s leader in providing inspection, verification, testing and certification services, Forbes ranked the SGS Group as one of the world’s top multinationals and one of the world’s most innovative companies. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices has also recognized the SGS Group for its sustainability processes.

In Canada, SGS employs over 2,000 team members across 70 locations.


A day in the life of an SGS QA Inspector-Civil:

Reporting to the Operation Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for supervising the construction and installation of different components to ensure compliance with technical drawings, client specifications and applicable standards according to SGS procedures.


The incumbent will perform various tasks related to the supervision of construction processes, such as progress reports, witness testing and commissioning inspections on a short, medium and long-term basis.

  • Identify and analyse customer needs;

  • Plan and prepare work to be completed onsite at the client’s location (documents, equipment);

  • Ensure that all equipment necessary is in proper working condition and that the calibration is still valid;

  • Consult with clients and/or suppliers to obtain information required for carrying out the work;

  • Coordinate actions with the client and/or supplier with regards to the manufacturer’s project schedule;

  • Ensure that onsite work completed at the client’s location is consistent with the mandate, is completed on time and is conducted in a professional manner with meticulous attention to detail in order to provide excellent service;

  • Review quality plans provided by manufacturers and their subcontractors;

  • Review purchase orders intended for suppliers;

  • Review technical specifications;

  • Review test reports;
  • Verify the implementation of quality plans and applicable procedures;

  • Verify manufacturing compliance with drawings and technical specifications;

  • Perform visual and dimensional welding inspections according to the criteria specified in the quote;

  • Verify actual work progress;

Our ideal candidate:

  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree or Civil Technician

  • College degree accompanied of a pertinent experience is acceptable,

EXPERIENCE:  Over 3 years of relevant experience in construction sites.

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings& specifications based on engineered design.

  • Ability to write detailed and comprehensive technical reports in Word and/or Excel format.

  • Knowledge of the following civil standards; Canadian Civil Code, CSA, ASCE, ETC.

  • Experience in inspection & supervision of construction projects for Infrastructures, utilities, urban development, power distribution, pilling, roads, building, bridges, towers, highways, etc.

  • Experience in inspection & supervision of construction activities for excavation, shoring, deep foundation

  • Knowledge on reading underground utility drawings and locate drawings

  • Knowledge on hydro vacuum excavation and day lighting

  • Experience in temporary support for underground utilities (cable, water main, gas, …)

  • Knowledge in City of Toronto MCR and regulation for Construction/development in Urban areas

Additional Information:

SGS is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process.  Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.


Please note that candidates applying for Canadian job openings should be authorized to work in Canada.


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