Field Service Technician/Engineer (FSE)

Balboa Inspection and Maintenance is a provider of Inline inspection services to oil and gas pipeline operators. We a looking for a Field Service Technician/Engineer (FSE). 

Essential Functions:

  • Perform Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance on Pipeline Inspection tools

  • Assist/lead field operations, launching, tracking and receiving inspection tools

  • Completing preliminary field data analysis on site

  • Interface with clients onsite

  • Maintain proper tools and supplies as needed for field operations

  • Considerable driving is involved in this role

  • Able to lift objects up to 50lbs



  • 2+ Years as an ILI tool operator

  • 2+ years working with MFL and/or EMAT Smart Pigs

  • The ideal candidate will have 2+ years working with tethered Smart pigs

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Preferred)

  • Individuals who have worked in the Oil and Gas, pipeline or related industry (preferably 2+ years)

  • Valid Class A or B Driver License (or equivalent) with clean driving abstract


Skills/Qualities Required:

  • Work schedule: M-F; but 15 days on / 6 days off at peak periods

  • Working safely at all times

  • Basic knowledge of electronics and troubleshooting techniques

  • Strong computer skills and ability to work with proprietary software

  • Ability to complete tasks fully in a timely manner with attention to detail

  • Ability to maintain poise, quality of work and efficiency during busy times

  • Flexible work hours and ability to travel up to 70% of the time

  • Good mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to evaluate and prioritize tasks

  • Ability to maintain concentration over long periods of time

  • Self-regulated with a strong sense of pride in one’s work

  • Strong social skills for communicating with co-workers and clients

  • Professional personal presentation


Please note:

  • Successful candidate will need to pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol screen, and background check.

  • We are only able to employ those legally authorized to work in the US.

  • Up to 75% travel.

  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted.

  • Job Type: Full-time

TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL: Please attach your resume and ensure the subject reads “Application: FSE”  - your first test on attention to detail :-)