Field Technician

NDT Global Houston, 15500 International Plaza Dr., Houston, TX 77032, USA, Houston, Texas, United States of America Req #174
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
NDT Global is the leading provider of ultra-high-tech diagnostic inspection solutions, advanced data analysis and integrity assessment services for ensuring the safety and longevity of energy-sector infrastructure assets. Recognized as the forerunner in ultrasonic inspection technologies comprising Pulse Echo, Pitch-and-Catch and Phased Array, as well as Acoustic Resonance (ART Scan) methodologies, the company also deploys a range of non-ultrasonic technologies, such as Inertial Measurement Units, with more under development. NDT Global strategically applies its inspection technologies to detect, diagnose and model various types of threat—circumferential or axial cracks, metal loss, geometry, mapping, and more—across diverse classes of assets. By providing predictive, decision-ready insights driven by the world’s most accurate data, NDT Global enables the conditions for asset owners to optimize infrastructure health and drive operational efficiencies while reducing risk and minimizing their carbon footprint. 

NDT Global is part of Previan, a fast-growing, innovative industrial technology group focused on advanced diagnostic technologies to monitor the world’s infrastructure health. The Group serves asset owners, large engineering firms, and service companies globally in markets such as Aerospace, Civil Infrastructures, Energy, Mining, Power Generation, and Rail. Previan believes that advancing science and technology via sensors, hardware, robotics, and software makes the world more productive and safer for people, business and nature. The company employs over 1,300 people throughout 28 offices worldwide and serves clients in more than 110 countries




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


  •  On-site 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
  • Inspection robot replacement/refurbishment
  • Supports in the execution of the inspection robot launch, run, and receive, ensuring proper handling of the robot during set-up, loading, launching and retrieval
  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned



·     A two-year degree, diploma or technical vocational training as an Engineer Technician in Mechatronic, Electronics or Mechanical Engineering is preferred

·        Full driver's license is required 

·        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

Additional information:

·        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%)

  • Great long-term career prospects and development opportunities 
  • Challenging tasks in innovative and diverse teams 
  • Attractive compensation system 
  • Flexible working environment

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 50
Location on Google Maps
  • NDT Global Houston, 15500 International Plaza Dr., Houston, TX 77032, USA, Houston, Texas, United States of America