Field Technician
location_on Houston, Texas
work Full-time
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Field Technician
location_on Houston, Texas
work Full-time

NDT Global is a leading pipeline robotics service provider for the oil and gas industry. We provide comprehensive ultrasonic pipeline inspection and integrity management services around the world, with in-house developed advanced pipeline robotics technology. NDT Global is known for high quality and reliability furthermore we are optimising our innovative research continuously. We have trust in our employees and encourage them to develop their professional skills and creativity.

Be part of our team!


with focus on firmware & test parameters - NDT Global, Houston und Umgebung, Texas

Reference Number: US-543-037

Location: Houston, TX

Department: Inspection Services

Career Level: Entry Level

Role and Responsibilities


The Field Technician is responsible for the onsite support and assistance for the robot.


  • Inspection robot preparation and verification: assembly, configuration, and confirmation of the inspection robot to a defined build state
  • Inspection robot maintenance: work performed on the inspection robot in the course of normal maintenance
  • Inspection robot replacement: the work on the inspection robot for the purpose of refurbishment to a given state
  • Supports in the execution of the inspection robot launch, run, and receive, ensuring proper handling of the robot during set-up, loading, launching and retrieving while being responsible for coordinating the Above Ground Markers (AGM) movement and robot tracking
  • Performs the required field documentation in connection with inspection projects
  • Carries out daily risk assessments as part of their duties in line with HSEQ standards
  • Raises any potential problems, issues or concerns with supervisor in a timely manner
  • Delivers exceptional customer service experience to both internal and external customers
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Educational Requirements


  • A two-year degree, diploma or technical vocational training as an Engineer Technician in Mechatronic, Electronics or Mechanical Engineering is required
  • Driver's License without restrictions
  • Demonstrates knowledge of general shop safety and issued robot safety procedures
  • Demonstrates an aptitude for learning new technologies and concepts
  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years of corresponding work experience, ideally in the oil and gas sector
  • A background in In-line Inspection (ILI) or Ultrasonic (UT) is preferred
  • Familiarity with a wide range of mechanical and/or electrical tools and test equipment
  • Knowledge of technical drawings and sets tool configurations
  • Must be proficient in spoken and written English

Physical Requirements:

  • Requirement to lift or carry weight up to 50 lbs. (22.75 kg)
  • Requirement to bend or crouch frequently
  • Requirement to kneel or crawl occasionally
  • Must possess reasonable manual dexterity to perform the assigned duties
  • Endurance is limited to sitting or standing for longer than 90 minutes at a time before changing to a new activity
  • Endurance to driving for longer than 90 minutes at a time before changing to a new activity

Additional Information

  • Normally works in a shop/field environment which may include extreme conditions: hot, wet, and/or cold
  • Travel required for this position is up to 75% includes domestic, international, and on and offshore.
  • Evening work is required
  • Customer Focus: Delivers an exceptional customer experience to both internal and external customers
  • Problem Solving: Methodically, breaks down work issues, seeking further information if necessary
  • Precision work: Performs quality checks and maintains documentation in connection with inspection projects
  • Engagement: Is a team player and communicates with honesty and respect. Is self-motivated and self-directed
  • Innovation: Capability to provide input and suggestions for process and procedural improvements
Your Benefits
  • Great long-term career prospects
  • Challenging tasks in innovative and intercultural teams
  • Individual opportunities for career development
  • Attractive remuneration system and flexible working hours
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K
  • Short and long term disability
  • Life insurance

If you are interested in this advanced opportunity in a dynamic and successful international environment, please apply by using our application system https://ndt-global.onapply.de/

We look forward to receiving your application!

NDT Global LLC, 15500 International Plaza Dr., Houston, TX 77032, USA