Thielsch Engineering

NDE Technician

Job Locations US-TX-Del Valle
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


The Field NDE Technician will be responsible to perform nondestructive examinations (Visual, Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, Ultrasonic Techniques and Metallurgical Analysis) and surface preparations on power boilers, pressure vessels, power piping, steam turbines, and related critical components.   This is a temporary, seasonal position.  Travel is required.


  • Responsible for visual, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle and ultrasonic testing.
  • Learn and apply NDE reporting standards 
  • Interpret, evaluate, communicate and report findings to Field Engineer or Project Manager
  • Interpret and review engineering drawings as required
  • Support the development of NDE inspection techniques for complex geometries
  • Assist in training and developing others within the team
  • Assist in other field projects, including welding, post-weld heat treatment, hanger adjustments/replacements, catalyst change-outs, etc.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Willingness to work in all weather conditions
  • Sufficient physical agility to work from ladder and scaffolding 
  • Sufficient manual dexterity
  • Capable of lifting objects without specific limitations.
  • Ability to work within confined spaces
  • Accommodate overnight travel requests
  • Strict adherence to TEI safety processes and procedures
  • Previous experience performing nondestructive testing
  • ASNT Level II, OSHA-10/OSHA-30, API, or related certifications are a plus.
  • Any experience in Ultrasonicc Shearwave or Phased-Array Examinations is a major plus.

Compensation & Benefits

This is a temporary position with no benefits.


Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an E-Verify participant and will conduct background investigations and pre-employment screening of candidates for employment Pre-employment activities will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of a job offer. Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an employee-owned company and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law. 


Who We Are

Thielsch Engineering, is an employee-owned, professional engineering firm that provides a complete range of consulting, design, and energy services to customers throughout the United States and internationally. Our multi-disciplined engineering and technical staff specialize in failure analysis, engineering design, process optimization, and condition assessment.  Our work demonstrates how creative collaboration can produce outstanding results for our clients and our communities.

Our Culture

At Thielsch, our customers come from all walks of life -- and so do our employees!  We hire amazing people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We can confidently state that we are successful as a direct result of our diversity.  From day one and throughout your career with us, you’ll find a workplace culture with expansive personal & professional development opportunities, cutting edge technology, a place where relationships are valued, and work/life balance is always a priority.We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within our workplace and in our communities. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.


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