T. D. Williamson, Inc.

Field Technician, Trainee

3 weeks ago
Position ID
United Kingdom


TD Williamson are looking to recruit a new Trainee Field Technician. This role requires an individual with a mechanical background and one who is eager to learn new skills and work their way through our certification programmes, gaining expert knowledge of the pipeline inspection industry. We are looking for someone who can think on their feet to problem solve and also have great attention to detail. You will join our team of 10 Field Technicians, based out of Swindon and will be required to travel, mainly throughout Europe.


1. Achievement of ILI jobs according to safety and quality TDW requirements (40%):

  • Assists certified technicians in completing jobs according to customer requirements and TDW operating guidelines,
  • Follows standard troubleshooting procedures to alleviate problems encountered in the field, ensuring safe and efficient field performance from equipment,
  • Complies with TDW and customer HSE standards and procedures, and stops any work utilizing TDW equipment when unsafe conditions exist that threaten equipment, property damage or bodily injury.

2. Professional self-development (50%):

  • Acquires fundamentals associated with field service work, primarily operation of TDW’s cleaning and inspection equipment,
  • Learns the standard methods of data collection, customer telephone contacts, shipping, and receiving,
  • Learns and applies approved safety procedures to ensure the personal safety of all parties involved in the field work,
  • Develops ability to respond to customer requirements and address problem solving aspects of all TDW field work,
  • Completes initial technician training format to ensure adequate progression to become an ILI Field Technician Level I, i.e. 1 month theory course (FC1), accompany a senior Technician for 8 runs with the MFL and 8 runs with the Deformation tool technology and finally pass the Level I certification;

3. Administrative and maintenance follow-ups (10%):

  • Ensures timely completion of required paperwork,
  • Performs other tasks as may be required from time to time by upper management,
  • Through on-the-job training and selected studies, becomes familiar with TDW’s equipment cleaning, testing, repairing, maintenance and quality control procedures to ensure efficient field performance from equipment.



  • Good verbal and written communication skills,
  • Valid driver's license,
  • Willing to travel extensively,
  • Fluent in English, any other language is an asset.


Education Requirement

Technical, mechanical, electrical or electronics systems background (either school/college level qualification or work experience).


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