Quality Assurance Specialist II

Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc.
Pearl City, HI
Added: March 11, 2024
Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. has a job opportunity for a Quality Assurance Specialist II for our Pearl City, HI location.

Summary: Directly reports to QA & EHS Director. Inspect and monitor work performed on government and commercial work items, specializing in Hull, Mechanical and Electrical Inspections for Quality compliance. Review work packages prior to start-work for completeness, accuracy and compliance with technical specifications and customer requirements.

Non-Supervisory. Provide management oversight, and career development of production trades related to quality assurance and safety requirements. Provide Project QA inspections and assessments were requirements cannot be met by trade Quality Control Inspectors.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Establishes basic Test and Inspection Plans for projects. Perform in-process work surveillances, safety surveillances and conduct final work-package review after work-completion.
  • Performs internal audit of to monitor compliance with company procedures and performs external audits to evaluate supplier suitability for use.
  • Prepares Corrective Action Requests, and Preventative Action requests as related to production work to ensure compliance with established policies, procedures and work instructions.
  • Assists Program Managers, Project Managers, and Supervisors/Foreman in the understanding of NAVSEA Standard Item and other customer related requirements to ensure work is conducted accurately and safely.
  • Assists in the development of written procedures for Safety, Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical Trades work and tasks
  • Monitors compliance with company Quality and Safety Management Systems, Workmanship standards and Customer requirements.
  • Develops safety, quality control and inspection procedures for inclusion in test and inspection plans for production Work-Packages.
  • Defines test standards and specifies test equipment associated with requirements established in test and inspection plans.
  • Schedules and Conducts Safety/Quality Assurance inspections, Audit and Surveillances.
  • Performs Audits and evaluations of Suppliers/Subcontractors.
  • Works with customer QA/Safety representatives to coordinate inspection and acceptance activities.
  • Reviews QA/Safety control requirements with customer representative to assure compliance with requirements.
  • Reviews contractually required quality/safety documentation for accuracy and completeness for project/job/contract completion.
  • Maintain OQE records retention.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the QA Director

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years waterfront Quality Assurance experience to include NAVSEA Standard Item Compliance experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree may be substituted with a completed Maritime Trade School / Apprenticeship with 3 years waterfront Quality Assurance experience OR 4 years' military service with specialized training and certifications in Quality Assurance to include NAVSEA Standard Item Compliance experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree/Trade School/Military Service may be substituted with GED minimal education and specialized training and certifications in Quality Assurance with 5 years total waterfront experience with 3 years Quality Assurance experience to include NAVSEA Standard Item Compliance experience.


  • Must be able to travel for extended periods of time (85%)

Job Training

  • Safety, Quality Assurance and NAVSEA Standards for shipboard work.


  • Quality Assurance Inspector, Quality Assurance Auditor (preferred), NACE/NBPI (preferred), NDT Level II for VT, PT and MT (preferred), SYCP (preferred), OSHA required classes (521, 3115, 5410 and 3095) for NSI 009-08 Safety Representative (preferred), RCRA and DOT (Preferred).

Base Access

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain access to U.S Military bases and shipyards for performance of job duties. Must be able to obtain and maintain Secret Security Clearance.


  • Knowledgeable in shipyard, maritime, and commercial work practices, quality assurance, safety, Metal-work and contracting methods.
  • Knowledge of Navy ship repair processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of OSHA Regulations for Shipyard Employment, NAVSEA Standard Items, Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM), NAVSHIPS Tech Manuals (NSTM), Level I, and DOD Standards, Military Specifications, Performance Standards, and other customer related specifications and standards.
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of workplace Safety.
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective fabrication or manufacture and distribution of products.


  • Able to conduct audits and surveillances. Able to develop trend reports based on results of the audits and surveillances.
  • Able to conduct Job Hazardous Analysis specific for tasking
  • Able to conduct tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and able to lead/teach others.
  • Effective problem solving skills. Provides sound judgment and decision.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including but not limited to Word, Excel, Power Point and Access


  • Able to understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Able to read structural, mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Able to anticipate problem and apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Able to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Must be able to physically access ships, small craft, and submarines.

Able Operate In

  • confined Spaces, noisy environment, heavy Industrial conditions, high traffic areas, office environment, meetings and multiple locations.

Able To Remain Calm In

  • Stressful situations including; high pressure production schedule, strict workmanship requirements, customer interface, regulatory requirements.
  • Able to lift, carry and move objects at least 25 lbs. in weight.
  • Visual acuity and manual dexterity.

Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. and its subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans.