Advanced Pipeline Integrity (PLI) Technician


Full Time


United States

Conduct inspections on exposed pipelines looking for integrity issues and evaluate/document findings in accordance with client/industry standard practices.

Posted 38 day ago

We are seeking a highly motivated Pipeline Integrity NDT Inspector to conduct visual inspections, identify and evaluate pipeline integrity issues, and perform NDT tests using various methods. The ideal candidate will be able to document findings in detailed reports, operate and maintain equipment, and ensure the safety of the entire team.


  • Conduct visual inspections on exposed pipelines prior to coating removal looking for evidence of coating failure.
  • Identify and evaluate pipeline integrity issues using NDT methods including visual inspection, magnetic particle inspection, ultrasonic testing, manual pit gauging, Creaform scanning, Rstreng/B31G/B31G modified calculations, soil resistivity measurements, pipe to soil cathodic protection measurements, and soil PH measurements.
  • Select, prepare, load, calibrate, or operate equipment used in the non-destructive testing of pipeline integrity issues.
  • Document findings of inspections in very detailed reports including sketches, photos, and detailed measurements.
  • Drive Company vehicles and maintain safe driving record.
  • Provide instruction to assigned assistants and ensure safety of entire team.

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Valid driver’s license. Insurability through DBI, Inc. insurance carrier. Certification in one or more of the following NDT methods: UT Level II, MT Level II. Phased Array and Creaform a plus.
  • At least 5 to 10 years of NDT inspection experience highly preferred.
  • Expertise in multiple NDT methods and willingness to engage in ongoing learning and application of skills.
  • Intermediate mechanical knowledge. Able to set up and calibrate equipment, conduct tests, and interpret, evaluate, and document results.
  • Ability to very accurately and clearly measure and record data from multiple dig sites at different stages at the same time while not confusing or mixing up data from sites.
  • Knowledge of, and willingness to follow and lead others to follow applicable safety regulations, policies and procedures. Apply these safety standards in the work environment and look out for other crew members.
  • Strong work ethic required. Able to work long periods of time, up to 16-hour days. Able to respond to call-outs on short notice and to stay on site, including long distance travel for extended periods of time.
  • Able to frequently lift and carry objects up to 75 pounds on loose, rough or uneven terrain. Able to occasionally exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects up to 150 pounds with assistance. Climbing and working at heights, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, standing for long periods, walking, pushing, pulling, repetitive motion, working in confined spaces, working in extreme cold and heat, visual acuity, working near hazards including moving mechanical parts, working near electrical components and exposures to chemicals.
  • Dress appropriately for the assignment and maintain good hygiene.
  • Interact professionally with customers. Punctual arrival to assignments.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to communicate information so that others will understand.
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Ability to learn and utilize technology.
  • Use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • The ability to see details at close range (within 20 inches). Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more. Ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to right or to left while eyes are fixed on a given point.
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team and to provide instruction to others effectively and professionally

Tree PNG back


Tree PNG back






Tree PNG back


Application Notes


onestop ndt application

Stay on top of the NDT game!
NDT Trends magazine May 2023 edition is out!