T. D. Williamson, Inc.

Build Technician

Posted Date 4 months ago(2021-09-13 12:28 PM)
Posting Title
Build Technician
Position ID
United States


Safely execute operations of In-Line Inspection (ILI) equipment during service work assignments to achieve satisfactory completion of the job and assigned tasks. Assemble mechanical and electronic systems used in ILI equipment by following proper electrical and mechanical principles and practices using electrical schematics, mechanical drawings, software and appropriate tools. Collaborate with Electrical, Mechanical and Software Engineers and other personnel to identify, solve, and implement developmental problems. 


ILI Tool Prep & Build (75%)

  • Ensures internal customers are properly informed of operating requirements for safe and efficient completion of projects
  • Performs handling, assembly, operations, testing, and disassembly of ILI equipment
  • Keeps up-to-date on all equipment maintenance and operational procedures to ensure safe, proper maintenance and use of equipment and satisfactory completion of job
  • Complies with TDW safety standards and procedures with the responsibility to stop any work if unsafe conditions exist
  • Follows mechanical and electrical documentation in building of ILI tools
  • Procures components from inventory and inspects all required components/parts required for the operation of the tool following all established quality control procedures
  • Maintains/repairs, and upgrades production released ILI tools and equipment prior to field deployment in accordance with established assembly and configuration procedures detailed for engineering test and/or customer requirements
  • Reviews project requirements and with the assistance of a Senior/Master Build Technician makes necessary tool modifications prior to tool deployment
  • Utilizes appropriate forms and software to document new build, maintenance/repair and upgrade histories of ILI equipment and sub-assemblies
  • Completes reports and documents on tool builds, in accordance with quality control procedures

Process Improvement (15%)

  • Assists with completion of documents associated with failure and root cause analysis on ILI tools and ILI tool components and equipment
  • Troubleshoots hardware and software of malfunctioning tools for regional Service Centers
  • Sets up and operates test equipment to evaluate performance of developmental parts, assemblies, or systems under simulated operating conditions, and record the results


Continuous Development (10%)

  • Coordinates with Global Field Support for ongoing training and guidance related to tool design changes, software upgrades, or revisions to standards, policies and procedures, may assist if requested
  • Prepares for additional Tool Operator certification through formal classroom courses, on-the-job training and individual study


  • High School Diploma required, Associates Degree in engineering or other technical field preferred, and 1-2 years of mechanical, electronic, technical or pipeline experience preferred
  • Meets required experience, skill, and behavior competencies for promotion from Shop/System/Field Technician Trainee to Shop/System/Field Technician
  • Comprehensive understanding of all TDW ILI technologies, policies, and procedures
  • Intermediate experience in Microsoft Office, Acrobat and other similar basic computer programs
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid driver's license with clean driving record
  • Fluent in English, any other language is desired
  • Ability to secure a passport; 20% travel domestically with possibility of occasional international travel

NOTE: This position is a DOT position and is considered to be safety sensitive 


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