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QC Civil Inspector

Shawinigan, Quebec, G9T 1M2, Canada
November 27, 2017

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Peter Vallee

Address: **** *** ****** **********, ******, G9T1M2, Canada

Phone: + (1-819-***-****, Cel: + (1-819-***-****



Skilled and detailed-oriented civil quality control professional with extensive experience of 26 years in site supervision and management, inspection, and quality control. Civil Engineering Technology with expertise in supervising civil and structural engineering and ground works construction. Skilled in liaising with supervisors, superintendents, engineers, and project stakeholders to ensure adherence of deliverables to correct quality standards and regulations. Expert in coordinating between construction team and contractor on QA/QC activities. Remarkable ability to resolve operational problems and steer process improvements while following production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards. Competent in meeting construction budget while preparing estimates, monitoring expenses, and implementing cost-saving actions. Adept in enabling safe, secure, and healthy work environment while complying with legal regulations. Proficient in ensuring apt usage of approved materials while communicating with site engineer and project manager. Excellent communicator, fluent in English and French.


Troubleshooting and Problem Resolution Inspection and Maintenance Project Execution Documentation and Reporting Supplier/Contractor Management Planning and Scheduling Monitoring and Controlling Risk Management Reviewing Work Performance Estimation and Testing Materials/Equipment Acquisition


Quality Control/Assurance – Expert in compiling inspection test plan as required by specification to enable proper execution of work to desired quality. Planning, managing, monitoring, and controlling project quality from pre-development to post-development stage to meet approved standards on quality, cost, and time. Handling quality control on actual construction particularly within the civil/structural engineering and groundworks construction.

Supervision and Coordination – Competent in managing personnel and steering assigned project activities to set organizational guidelines and work requirements. Directing execution of civil construction operations in accordance with defined quality plan, requirements, and specifications.

Compliance and Safety – Hands-on experience in planning, managing, and overseeing projects within stipulated timeframes and budgets as well as in compliance with defined quality and operational (health and safety) standards.

Project Management – Hands-on experience in participating in all phases of project lifecycle management, including planning, executing, controlling, and successful closure. Managing various functions such as defining scheduling, budget, risk assessment, and resource management.

Stakeholder Relations and Board Liaison – Strong networking skills with close cooperation with the stakeholders, supervisory board, and the board of management, as well as extensive experience in development and implementation of decision-making processes at top level.


Peter Kiewit and Sons, Infrastructure:


Manitoba Hydro

Keeyask Hydroelectric Project

Astaldi Canada

Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Project, Goose Bay, T-N/Lab, Canada

Aecon Inc

Lower Matagami River Project (LMRP), Hydroelectric Project, Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada


Eastmain, Eastmain-1 & La Sarcelle, Hydroelectric projects, James Bay, Quebec, Canada


Diavik Diamond Mine Project, North West Territories, Canada

Goro Nickel Mine Project, New Caledonia

Qatalum Project, Qatar


Peter Kiewit ans Sons Infrastructures July 2016 –

Senior QA/QC Civil and Structural Inspector

TURCOT Project, Montreal, Quebec

Manitoba Hydro

Structural Inspector, Keeyask Project (Hydroelectric Project) March 2016 - July 16

Astaldi Canada, Muskrat Falls Project (Hydroelectric Project)

Quality Control Inspector & Construction Supervisor

Aug 2014 – Nov 2015

Developing and managing project quality systems, developing quality reports and metrics, and imparting quality training.

Ascertaining execution of work to defined technical requirements detailed in the project documentation, including drawings, specifications, procedures, inspection/test plans, and work instructions.

Instrumental in devising and maintaining field QC inspection organization while ensuring construction work meets or exceeds minimum quality standards/codes.

Coordinating with construction supervisors, schedulers, and planners for work relating to development and quality system.

Group Aecon Inc, LMRP Construction Project (Hydroelectric Project)

Quality Control Inspector

Jul 2012 – Jul 2014

Duties performed as above.


Construction Supervisor

Apr 2009 – Jul 2012

Monitored progress of diverse technical complex civil works while enabling strict adherence to safety practices.

Ensured compliance of construction methods and materials with company designs, standards, and specifications.

Conducted requisite field checks, negotiated and approved additional payments, and implemented field revisions to prepare as-constructed drawing information.

Provided relevant direction to other staff involved in design and claims work on matters related to civil work.

Construction Supervisor

May 2011 – Aug 2012

Instrumental in executing Lévis Power Station (Hydro-Quebec) project.

Civil Construction Supervisor, Hydro-Quebec, Baie-Comeau, Quebec, Canada

Jun 2010 – May 2011

Implemented the Power Station project (315kv – 735kv).

Construction Supervisor, S.E.B.J. (Hydro-Quebec), Baie-James, Quebec, Canada

Jun 2009 – May 2010

Undertook assigned duties for completing the projects, namely La Sarcelle Hydroelectric Project: Bulb Turbines Project.

SNC-Lavalin International Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Aug 2006 – Jun 2009

Construction Quality Supervisor, Qatalum Project, Qatar Petroleum/Hydro

Mar 2007 – Jun 2009

Delivered advice on quality matters, inspection, and interpretation of codes and standards when required.

Assessed contractors’/subcontractors’ quality plan, procedures, inspection, and test plans to comply with project quality needs. Steered optimal project quality and culture across team members and contractors.

Supervised daily construction quality activities and performed surveillance inspections to adhere to approved project drawings, quality plans, and contract documentation.

Monitored witness and hold points as per inspection and test plans during implementation of construction operations.

Attended quality meetings and reported on quality activities, RFI, FCR, and NCR status as and when required.

Ascertained apt maintenance of technical documentation and steered change management, including requests for information, technical deviations/exceptions, and incorporation of as-built in project documentation.

Maintained status of and monitored closure of non conformance, corrective, and preventative action requests.

Enabled verification and approval of relevant Inspection Test Plans (ITPs), quality documentation/records, and contractor turnover packages post completion of activities as per agreed deliverable lists.

Consistently adhered to all safety rules and regulations; advised project team/contractors on any safety concerns/issues, and restructured safety policies to constantly promote a safety culture. Involved in safety talks/meetings.

Played a focal role in the Qatalum Village Construction (for 10,000 workers); Infras/Energy & U/G wherein managed functions such as ground cable installation, civil work/structures, liaison with subcontractors, organization and planning.

Involved in the Qatalum Project: Aluminum industry project entailing excavation, foundations and steel fixing, underground – facilities, ground cables installation, concrete, structure erections, sewage treatment plant, and landscaping.

Construction Supervisor (Qatalum Project)

Directed work aspects such as silos slip form, harbor area (coke silos/alumina silos), collaboration with subcontractors, and planning and organization. Executed civil work including foundations and rebar, formwork, and concrete.

Construction Supervisor, Goro Nickel Mine Project for Inco Ltd., New Caledonia; Infra/Energy & U/G

Feb 2006 – Mar 2007

Coordinated and organized all activities including excavation, foundation, formwork, ground cables installations, structure erections, and concrete.

Field Supervisor, Diavik Diamond Mines Project (Dike A-418) for Diavik Diamond Mines, Lac de Gras, Northwest Territories, Canada

Nov 2004 – Feb 2006

Implemented work facets like Bassin dikes construction, jet grouting, injection, curtain grouting, dewatering, and toe-berm construction.


Société D’énergie de la Baie James (S.E.B.J/BPR), James Bay, Quebec, Canada (Hydroelectrique Project)

Inspector IV – QC/QA, James Bay Eastmain-1 Project for the James Bay Energy Corporation, James Bay, Quebec, Canada

Jun 2003 – Nov 2004

Radian (Telecommunications), Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada (Civil Engineering Telecommunication)

Construction Supervisor

Aug 2001 – May 2003

Radian (Leblanc & Royle), St-Hubert, Quebec, Canada (Civil Engineering Telecommunications)

Construction Supervisor/Lineman

AL Babtain Leblanc (Leblanc and Royle) Telecommunications Systems Ltd., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Civil Engineering)

Project Supervisor, GPT Sangcom (Marconi), Ericsson Projects GSM-4, STC (Saudi Telecommunication Company), Lucent, AT&T

Sep 2000 – Aug 2001

Saudi Oger Ltd., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Civil Engineering)

Construction Supervisor, Construction of the King Abdul Aziz Historical Center Project (Murabba Project (Riyadh))

Aug 1997 – Sep 2000

Construction et Pavage Portneuf, St-Marc-des-Carrières, Quebec, Canada (Civil Engineering)

Civil Engineering Foreman

Sep 1994 – Aug 1997

Hydro-Québec Shawinigan, Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada


Arno Électrique LTEE (Hydro-Québec), Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada (Civil Engineering)

Civil Engineering Foreman

Oct 1992 – Sep 1994

Hydro-Québec, Quebec, Canada; Arno Electrique Ltée, Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada

Surveyor/Team Leader/Foreman

Jun 1987 – Oct 1992


Civil Engineering Technician

Aug 1984 – Jun 1987

Cegep de Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada


ACI Concrete Field Testing Technicians – Grade 1, Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario


Aluminothermic Welding (Cadweld), Hydro-Quebec – TransÉnergie, James Bay. Eastmain-1 Project, Quebec, Canada


Welding – Supplies and Procedures, X-per-X, James Bay Project, Eastmain-1 Project, Quebec, Canada


Telecom Antenna Installation (Mini-link, GSM, Dapa, RF), Ericsson, Ericsson GSM Project, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


R.C.R., Construction et Pavage Portneuf, St-Marc-des-Carrières, Quebec, Canada


Carpentry – CSST, Collège de Formation Professionnel, Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada


CSST (Health and Safety), Collège de Formation Professionnel Qualitech, Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada


Locking (Electrical) – Shutdown Working Code, Hydro-Quebec, James Bay, Quebec, Canada



Proficient in MS Office Applications.


Date of Birth: 14th Mar, 1967

Nationality: Canadian

Marital Status: Married

Driver’s License: Canadian

References available on request

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