Tesla

Quality Control Engineer (Electrical), Gigafactory Nevada

Tesla

April 7, 2021

Sparks, NV 89434, US


The Role
Tesla is seeking a Quality Control Engineer (Electrical) to assist with the development of the site-specific QA/QC program at its Gigafactory in Sparks, NV. In this role, you will develop a comprehensive working knowledge and understanding of the Tesla standards, specifications and applicable codes. You will be a catalyst in driving a quality culture that embraces both “right first time” and continuous learning approach that improves project efficiency and quality.
Responsibilities
  • Create metrics to evaluate the quality performance across site for the full cycle of construction projects
  • Ensure strict adherence to ethics and compliance requirements at all times
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with consultants, contractors, subcontractors, commissioning agents and vendors to ensure that the site-specific QC Program is followed for all projects
  • Executes the specific inspections on materials, equipment and construction/installation deliveries and activities on site
  • Confirm that scopes of work installation conforms to approved Design drawings, specifications, and method
  • Performs construction complete inspection checks
  • Document daily QC reports (inspections, equipment, material, non-conformance, etc.)
  • Issue relevant Quality Records and, when necessary, write non-conformances reports to contractor and management teams
  • Document weekly status reports (non-conformance, corrective actions, etc.)
  • Review contractor’s inspections and third-party testing/inspections for alignment with site requirements
  • Witness the tests, controls and inspections
  • Guarantee inspection status control for parts of the site within area of responsibility, authorizing the acceptance of installation
  • Obtain relevant documentation and ensure the correct implementation of the Inspection Test Plans
  • Attend electrical, controls, and fire protection inspections with contractor representatives
  • Assist and coordinate final handover documentation (QC documents, test reports, inspection reports, etc.)
  • Review contractor’s Daily Construction Reports (DCRs)
  • Create and oversee the completion of construction punch lists
  • Incorporate quality techniques and best practices to reduce construction defects

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field with a minimum of five years’ experience in quality assurance or equivalent
  • Knowledge of the construction quality process, means and methods, and materials, their characteristics, installation procedures and tolerances
  • Experience in the construction quality management of mission critical facilities
  • Ability to research building codes (NFPA/NEC, UL, other) and interpret the requirements against installed product
  • Strong computer skills and a familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Evidence of exceptional ability
  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced, hands-on, working environment