New Graduate - Junior Quality Engineer

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Date: Nov 17, 2023

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 90152 

Job Category: Engineering; Campus 

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. 


Join our Project Delivery Group (PDG), a dynamic team of professionals passionately committed to world-class project delivery across the globe. With expertise in sustainable studies, asset building and operations, and industry-leading efficiencies, our best-in-class team leverages methodologies, governance and systems that are unparalleled in the engineering space. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Junior Quality Engineer to join our Project Delivery Group (PDG) in our Pittsburgh, PA office.

PDG helps clients reach their business goals through a range of strong technical capabilities. We ensure world-class project delivery through the skills of our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.  
We manage our clients’ entire project lifecycle from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies.   Join our team and become part of a community that strives for positive change–providing the best solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges!   


The Quality Support Specialist is response for internal quality and governance reviews, guidance, and reporting.  The Quality Support Specialist will use a risk-based approach to assures Hatch procedures, client requirements, and best practices are applied to the project, and as appropriate, recommends changes.  Additional tasks also include data analysis of quality findings, non-conformance and action item management, root cause analysis, and communication to senior management all to support Hatch’s continual improvement process.


As a successful candidate, you will do the following


  • A strong personal commitment to safety
  • Personal responsibility for safety incident reporting
  • Behavioral-based safety ethos to be embraced
  • Personal responsibility for stopping any unsafe behavior as and when it occurs, and thereafter reporting the safety incident so that corrective action may be obtained
  • Familiarization with Hatch safety processes, protocols and procedures.



  • Provide oversight of engineering, pursuit, and delivery activities
  • Schedule assessments by meeting with the discipline leads and assigning tasks for individuals and following up as required
  • Update monthly quality inputs to the quality steering committee meetings as required
  • Organize monthly training sessions for individuals assigned assessments
  • Answer questions and provide assistance on the assessment checklist
  • Upload audits/assessments and other quality information in the quality software and follow-up on missing information
  • Assign actions and follow-up with team members on outstanding actions
  • Develop project templates
  • Organize meetings and produce meeting minutes
  • Conduct and communicate progressive learnings
  • Facilitate root cause analysis discussions
  • Update presentations and training material for continual improvement 
  • Collect digital signatures and file electronic documents
  • Communicate with project leadership and senior leadership




You bring to the role:


  • A recent or soon to be graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil/Structural, Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Project Management or relevant discipline (or appropriate project related experience)
  • Interpersonal and good communication skills
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Exposure to a multidiscipline project environment


Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge of EPCM principals, and the ability to interpret and verify Incentive agreements
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 and other industrial quality standards
  • Experience with electronic document management tools
  • Time management
  • Planning and organizing
  • Verbal and written communications including report writing and presentation

Requirements for all sectors:

  • To live our manifesto. Our vision and values that set us apart from our competition, put our planet first, and make each day a step toward positive change. Read more here: Hatch Manifesto
  • Perform assignments related to your sector.
  • Assist with preparation of detailed design for projects.
  • Support preparation of drawings from detailed notes and specifications
  • Coordination with other technicians/engineers on projects
  • Provide support to Senior Engineers and Designers as and when needed.


What we offer:

  • Ability to apply your skills to challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects, while working alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people.
  • An exciting work environment involved in constantly evolving industry.
  • The opportunity to receive excellent mentorship from industry experts.
  • Challenging career with countless opportunities
  • Stability and consistency – our role here at Hatch are long term full time.  You are joining the Hatch team and family to grow your career in a way that suites you best.
  • Expected growth at Hatch:
    • Overall
      • You will be able learn about the different sectors, processes, people and culture that drives our business.
      • You will learn from others and develop relationships with your managers, colleagues, etc. 
      • Growth in our communities locally, but also thinking globally.
    • In 3 ways: Experiential, Exposure, and Education:
      • Experiential: 70% of learning is on the job, hands-on!
      • Exposure: 20% of learning- Talking with others, mentoring, professional development groups!
      • Education: Courses (online or in-person)- often created by Hatch specific to your role!
  • Company gatherings, happy hours, social interaction to build strong work relationships.
  • Social Activities: After work events (Top Golf, Barcadia, Virtual escape room)
  • Regional networking
  • Young Professional Groups (YP)
    • Orientation- young professional presentations/panels to start your career at Hatch.
    • YP (Young professional) Presentations- what it’s like to work on site.
    • KEG sessions (Keep Education Going)
    • PDP (Professional Development Program)


All applicants must submit a copy of their transcript (official or unofficial) with their application.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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