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Orbital Engineering


Working with our business partners to create, improve and sustain industry and infrastructure. Orbital Engineering has been driven by this core purpose for more than 50 years - energizing Orbital team members and helping our clients solve challenging and complex problems with innovative engineering, inspection, and construction solutions. Orbital team members are guided by the fundamental beliefs of building trusted relationships, personal accountability, innovation, and excellence in everything we do. Orbital is looking for others to join our team to continue activating our purpose and embrace our values.Orbital Engineering, Inc. is seeking an entry level field inspector to be based in our Houston, TX office. A successful candidate will inspect structural components at customer locations and ensure that structural deficiencies are recorded for customer use. The gathering of field measurements, conducting inspections and observing existing conditions in a heavy industrial environment is a primary component of this position. Candidates must be prepared to readily accept these requirements and will be properly trained to work in these environments. Report writing and post processing of field data is also a responsibility for this position. Recent civil/structural engineering graduates interested in practical field experience under a professional engineer to help bolster their growth are encouraged to apply.Essential duties and responsibilities include* Detect possible defects and faults in structural systems and recommend or stipulate appropriate remedial measures for noncomplex defects.* Accurately read and comprehend drawings.* Learn job-related material primarily through oral instruction and observation which takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting.* Use graphic instructions, such as blueprints, schematic drawings, layouts, or other visual aids.* Applies intensive and diversified knowledge in broad areas of assignments, especially projects concerned with unique or specialized problems.* Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.* Complete company developed training modules.* Interfaces directly with the client's representatives as necessary.* Proficient with a computer and/or tablet use in office & field.* This position requires travel within the State of Texas as well as to other states as needed.* Employees may occasionally be required to lift up to 50 pounds.* While performing the duties of this job, employees may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, cold, and extreme heat.* Noise levels are usually moderate.* Be available to support emergency jobs that will have less than 24 hour notice.Minimum Requirements* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering* Must pass a fit for duty test.Preferred Qualifications* Bachelor's degree in Structural Engineering* Nondestructive testing experience.* Certified welding inspector.* American Petroleum Inspector 510, 570 or 653.* NACE coating inspector.* Experience in shop welding and fabrication or quality inspection in other fields.Orbital Engineering, Inc. has provided worldwide professional engineering and consulting services since 1969. Our commitment to quality, responsiveness, and attention to detail has earned us the reputation as a leading provider of engineering and design services.A commitment to excellence and hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary, career advancement opportunities, and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, 401(k), and supplemental insurance.Orbital Engineering, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO/AA/M-F-V-D. Orbital Engineering, Inc. seeks diversity among its employees. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential job functions.
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