Field Technician – Horsham, PA Office

The ideal candidate would be thorough, hard-working, and interested in supporting our country’s infrastructure through the evaluation of its bridges, dams, telecommunication towers, and other structures of interest. This position carries with it a need for extensive physical work and critical thinking in the use of the different nondestructive evaluation (NDE) technologies BDI deploys.

job responsibilites

The ideal candidate would be thorough, hard-working, and interested in supporting our country’s infrastructure through the evaluation of its bridges, dams, telecommunication towers, and other structures of interest. This position carries with it a need for extensive physical work and critical thinking in the use of the different nondestructive evaluation (NDE) technologies BDI deploys.

Some of the key elements to be delivered in this role are:

  • Apply various NDE methods and techniques to evaluate structural components
  • Extensive fieldwork and critical thinking in the use of the different nondestructive evaluation (NDE) technologies BDI deploys
  • Record detailed notes and photographs to corroborate the results of the investigation
  • Manage daily logistics including travel, equipment shipping and maintenance, and project schedule
  • Submit field notes, collected data, time-sheets, and expense reports in a timely manner
  • Provide oversight and accountability for the quality of work being completed during an investigation
  • Uphold safety guidelines and standards of BDI while completing fieldwork

 

Skills

  • Can communicate effectively with colleagues, other contractors, and clients both verbally and in written fashion
  • Can lift 75 lbs
  • Demonstrated history of safe working practices

 

Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in civil inspection, nondestructive evaluation, or other relevant fields.
  • Experience with Ground Penetrating Radar desired.
  • Work in outdoor environments
  • Safely using access methods (climbing ladders/scaffolding, man-lifts, etc.) commonly used during structural investigations
  • Experienced with hand tools, power tools, and their proper application
  • Basic mathematics and geometry skills
  • Efficient in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to apply NDE technologies
  • Preferred: OSHA trained, ropes access, CAD experience

 

Requirements

  • Must be willing to travel up to 100%
  • Work in outdoor environments
  • Capable of lifting 50-80 pounds regularly

 

    Please send your resume and cover letter to nathand@bditest.com addressed to Nathan Dubbs, Associate Vice President.

    OR VIEW JOB AND APPLY ON INDEED: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=54c145eaffc4327d&tk=1ei93gd4b3jak000

    Background and Philosophy

    BDI is a consulting and manufacturing firm that has been providing high-quality instruments and testing and monitoring services worldwide since 1989. BDI Headquarters and the manufacturing facility is located in Boulder, CO; in addition, we have local offices in Philadelphia, PA, Raleigh, NC, and New Orleans, LA, and international bases in both Manchester and London, UK.

    Equipped with various types of data acquisition systems and sensors, our highly qualified engineers and technicians develop instrumentation plans, execute testing, and perform sophisticated analytical modeling. We also develop and manufacture most of the testing hardware and software used on our projects.

    This unique combination of sophisticated engineering and instrumentation design makes BDI the most qualified, all-in-one firm for your testing and monitoring requirements.