Provenance Consulting, LLC

  • NDE Technician II

    Job Locations US-TX-Freeport
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/25/2018 10:57 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Provenance Consulting is a recognized leader in developing and implementing Process Safety Management (PSM) programs for oil, gas, and chemical plants and facilities. We specialize in services specific to OSHA’s PSM elements including engineering evaluations, risk assessments, software implementation and development, and engineering information management. We believe that implementing and maintaining a comprehensive PSM program is the foundation to a facility’s long-term success.




    The position is located in Freeport, TX with possible work at other locations. Travel up to 10% of the time is possible.


    The Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) Technician is responsible for performing ultrasonic thickness readings and field verifying equipment, piping, and instrumentation to ensure the associated documentation reflect the as-built condition of the facility.  Emphasis is placed on quality of the work product and the efficiency of work execution. 


    The NDE Technician will report to a Project Lead who will establish clear expectations in terms of work quality, efficiency, and technical development.


    To fulfill this role, the NDE Technician will:

    • Field verify plot plans, inspection isometrics, relief device/flare isometrics, and piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs)

    • Generate and read inspection piping and equipment isometrics
    • Capture digital images of equipment (vessels, PSVs, instrumentation, piping, etc…) based upon plot plans, isometrics, or P&IDs

    • Perform accurate and complete visual and ultrasonic thickness testing of piping and equipment and document results
    • Quality check and provide course correction

    • Oversee and provide final deliverables to the Project Lead

    • Capture all necessary field details and communicate them effectively to other members of the project team

    • Provide guidance to AutoCAD Technicians as well as effective communication to engineering personnel

    • Assist inspection technicians by providing manlift/ladder support
    • Comply with all Provenance and client safety procedures that govern the work being performed



    The ideal candidate will have:

    • A high school diploma/GED, or preferably a degree from an accredited college or university

    • Two or more years of experience in a petrochemical plant or refinery

    • Experience with P&IDs, piping isometrics, and plot plans

    • Basic computer skills

    • Strong communication skills

    • CAD skills are beneficial, but not required

    • The ability to climb ladders and platforms up to 250 feet with a harness and lanyard

    • The ability to work outdoors in warm, hot and cold conditions

    • Working knowledge of refining and/or pharmaceuticals processes preferred
    • Knowledge in application and compliance requirements of regulatory codes (OSHA, EPA, etc.) and industry standards and recommended practices (API, NFPA, ASME, etc.) is preferred

    • Nondestructive testing, ASNT Level II Ultrasonic Thickness Testing A-Scan (UTT-A) certification preferred
    • The unrestricted right to work in the United States


    Job Benefits:


    Provenance Consulting offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid time off, career mobility, volunteer opportunities, and other programs.


    For more information about Provenance Consulting, us at:



    Provenance Consulting values people from diverse backgrounds, working to create an open atmosphere of trust, honesty and respect. Harassment or discrimination of any kind – including that involving race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other similarly protected status is unacceptable. This principle applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, transfer, promotion, layoff, recall, termination and other terms and conditions of employment.



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