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Field Technician

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Employer Name
Burgess & Niple, Inc.
Sector Name
Career Level
Mid Level


Burgess & Niple (B&N) is a multidiscipline engineering firm serving a wide range of public and private sector clients from our offices nationwide.  B&N is currently seeking an experienced Field Technician in its Dallas, TX field office.  Position offered will be based on years of directly related experience

Requirements include:  

-High School diploma or equivalent 

-Three or more years of experience with Sanitary Sewer    Evaluation Surveys and Inflow plus Inflow/Infiltration studies

- Ability to tolerate extreme environmental conditions -- work will be performed primarily outdoors in underground manholes and sewer / wastewater lines and chambers while using SCBA

-Microsoft Office and related computer skills are essential

-Strong attention to detail and experience with QA/QC

-Valid driver’s license with good driving record and ability to travel with overnight stays


Preferred education/skills/experience:

-Two-year technical or college degree with course work in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Electronics, and/or Computer Science

-Current certifications for Confined Space, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), Pipeline Assessment, and Lateral/Manhole Assessment with continued ability to re-certify            

-Two years of field crew supervision

-Experience with Geographic Information System (GIS), GPS and data processing applications

-Ability to read and interpret technical specifications, drawings, maps, and construction plans

-Understanding of Wastewater Collections and Treatment Systems, Telemetry / PLC's / SCBA systems and controls, Electrical / Solar Power systems installation and operation

Major Areas of Responsibility will include:

-Physical inspection of sanitary sewer systems (smoke testing, manhole inspections, dyed water flooding, wastewater flow monitoring, lift station evaluations, and closed circuit TV (CCTV) inspection)

-Independently lead and supervise field work with direction from a Field Operations Manager

-Maintain and install pneumatic, hydraulic, electronic, ultrasonic, and computer-based control and measurement systems within wastewater collection systems and telemetering stations

-Perform flow monitoring reconnaissance, installation, maintenance, removal, and data management

-Obtain precise field measurements

-Install, maintain, and adjust cellular and radio transmitters, receivers, power supplies, sensors, transducers, and transmitters and associated equipment

Burgess & Niple benefits include medical/dental/vision coverage, paid time off (immediate accrual), life insurance (no cost to employee), 401(k) with match, flexible hours, tuition assistance, credit union, casual dress, and much more. 

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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