Field Technician
location_on Leduc, AB
work Full-time
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Field Technician
location_on Leduc, AB
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!

Field Technician

Location: Leduc, Alberta

Role and Responsibilities


The goal of the Field Technician is to learn the practical techniques required for the preparation of robots as well as the safe execution of the pipeline of on-site activities required to load, launch, receive and retrieve the robots. 

Your Responsibilities


  • Inspection robot preparation and verification including assembly, configuration and confirmation of the inspection robot to a defined build state
  • Inspection robot maintenance including work performed on the inspection robot in the course of normal maintenance
  • Inspection robot replacement including 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
  • Performs other job 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 Post-secondary education from a technical institute in a related field

Work experience

  • 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
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook)
  • Basic knowledge of NDT Specific software (Cassiopeia, LineExplorer, Peanut, etc.)
  • Certification to operate forklifts and overhead cranes
  • Certification in lifting and slinging and/or rigging

Additional information

  • Demonstrates knowledge of general shop safety and issued robot safety procedures
  • Demonstrates an aptitude for learning new technologies and concepts
  • Possess a valid drivers’ license with clean drivers abstract

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

Work Environment

  • Works in the field environment (onshore and/or offshore) 
  • Frequent work in outdoor weather conditions (hot, wet, cold)
  • Frequent work in the workshop environment (including workshop hazards) 
  • Occasional work in areas of loud noises (mechanical and environmental)
  • Frequent domestic and/or international travel (up to 50%)
  • Works with chemicals and cleaning supplies 

Your Benefits
  • Individual opportunities for career development
  • Comprehensive compensation package (excellent benefit including wellness plan, health spending account and matching retirement savings program)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Promote a positive work-life balance

We look forward to receiving your application!

NDT Global Inc., 9302 – 39th St., Leduc, AB T9E 0Z3, Canada