Career Opportunities

Below are current job openings available with the National Board and also open positions with NBBI member jurisdictions.

Open Positions with the National Board



For over 100 years, the not-for-profit, member-based National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors (National Board) has been committed to public safety through its involvement with the stakeholders in the boiler and pressure vessel industry. Membership is composed of chief boiler and pressure vessel inspectors in the US and Canada who enforce pressure equipment laws and regulations in their jurisdictions.

Headquartered on a 16-acre campus in Columbus, Ohio, employees of the National Board support the following programs: an international classroom and online training department; a pressure equipment data report registration system; a comprehensive pressure relief department and state-of-the-art international testing laboratory located in Worthington, Ohio; industry accreditation programs; the maintenance and distribution of its flagship publication, the National Board Inspection Code; publication of the National Board’s technical journal, the BULLETIN; and various other functions. Click HERE to learn more about the National Board and its key functions.


The National Board employs approximately 115 people, many of whom are technical experts within their fields. The business-casual, service-oriented work culture combined with a comprehensive benefits package, affords employees an exceptional balance of work and home life. Business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Benefits include: medical, vision, dental, long-term disability and life insurance; flexible paid time off (PTO) including a very generous holiday schedule (20 paid holidays); opportunities for position-related training and continuing education assistance; plus a generous 401k contribution plan. 


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 Full Stack Developer - Mid-level - REMOTE

Full Stack Developer - Mid-level - REMOTE


The National Board is looking for a mid-level Full Stack Developer to join its team in the development of a new inspection workflow support system for its clients. The mid-level Full Stack Developer role is responsible for writing and testing code as well as other software development activities related to the development and maintenance of this enterprise system. The National Board is developing a new industry solution that is not hindered by legacy technology or existing software, and the mid-level Full Stack Developer will be part of a growing software engineering team. The core solution is a web-based, SaaS solution that will include a mobile application for field use.

If you are a mid-level Full Stack Developer with a desire to work as part of a great software engineering team building a new industry solution, please submit your application for this opportunity.


  • 4+ years developing full stack web applications using JavaScript frameworks such as Node.js, Express, React, or other similar JavaScript tools.
  • 4+ years working with RDBMS database technologies or NoSQL, such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL, MongoDB, etc.
  • Hands-on software development experience with a major subset of web technologies such as REST API multi-tiered solutions, HTML 5 / CSS, and interacting with various web servers.
  • Experience with Bootstrap, responsive, fluid design frameworks a plus.
  • Experience with software development concepts, such as object-oriented programming, testing, and debugging software, and software deployment.
  • Understanding of systems security, data protection, and data privacy.
  • Strong desire to keep up with emerging technologies.
  • Experience working with various size teams using Agile Methodologies.
  • Willingness to learn and expand programming skills through self-learning and assistance from peers.
  • Background with inspection systems or experience in Insurtech a plus.
  • Adaptable to finding creative solutions for NBBI's mission to enable safety.
  • AWS Cloud experience a plus (DevOps, Lambda, API Gateway, etc.).


  • Working as part of an Agile Development team, drives feature implementation from planning to release.
  • Maintains and modifies programs; makes approved changes by amending program specifications, developing detailed programming logic, and coding changes.
  • Evaluates complex interrelationships between programs, such as whether a contemplated change in one part of a program would cause unwanted results in a related part.
  • Confers with product management team and fellow development team members to gain understanding of needed changes or modifications of existing programs. Resolves questions of program intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of internal checks and controls.
  • Writes and maintains programming documentation.
  • Understands and implements role-specific information security access and responsibilities.
  • Ensures safety and confidentiality of data and systems by adhering to the organizations information security policies.
  • Reads, understands, and agrees to security policies and completes all annual security and compliance training.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent experience


  • Remote


  • Full-time


  • $105,000 - $115,000

Please submit your resume to J.D. Miracle at Please specify the position for which you are applying.


 Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician


The National Board of Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspectors (NBBI) is seeking an exceptional, self-motivated, and versatile Laboratory Technician to work on-site in Worthington, OH. This person will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs on laboratory equipment, unpacking and inspecting pressure relief devices prior to testing, assisting Staff Engineers with daily testing activities, and arranging return shipments of devices after testing. Once sufficiently trained, this individual must obtain their Ohio High-Pressure Boiler Operator License.


  • Assists in the set up and conduct of tests under the direction of a Staff Engineer
  • Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on laboratory equipment
  • Unpacks and inspects devices before testing
  • Repacks and arranges outgoing shipments of devices that have been tested
  • Operates and maintains boilers once licensed


  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)


  • Experience in operating mechanical equipment
  • Experience in operating and maintaining pressurized systems (preferred)
  • Boiler operator experience (preferred)
  • Welding experience (preferred)


  • Valid State of Ohio High Pressure Boiler Operators License (preferred)
  • Forklift Operator Certificate (must obtain within first 6 months of employment)


  • Industrial safety practices and routine maintenance


  • Perform work of a confidential nature
  • Operate power tools, mechanical equipment, and industrial rigging/lifting equipment
  • Observe and accurately record pressure, temperature, and other readings
  • Lift, carry, and maneuver objects that weigh up to 50 pounds
  • Interacts professionally with staff and outside contacts
  • Excels in a support role and is dependable
  • Highly detailed in all areas of work
  • Works independently; self-starter with the ability to perform routine work with minimal supervision

Please submit your resume to J.D. Miracle at Please specify the position for which you are applying.


 Senior Staff Engineer / Inservice Instructor

Senior Staff Engineer / Inservice Instructor


The National Board of Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspectors (NBBI) is seeking an exceptional, self-motivated, and versatile Senior Staff Engineer / Inservice Instructor with NBIC and ASME Code experience to work on-site in Columbus, OH. This person will be responsible for developing training materials; instructing students in a classroom setting; working with our curriculum team to develop/author content for online training courses; and providing technical support in areas of expertise as necessary. This candidate will possess the ability to speak clearly and concisely in small group settings and prioritize tasks on multiple projects using excellent time-management skills. This role requires the ability to communicate effectively through written, oral, and visual forms; demonstrate proficient presentation, facilitation and questioning skills; and manage an environment that fosters learning and performance.


  • Work with the instructional team to determine technical content to be taught in assigned courses and seminars based on associated bodies of knowledge and industry needs
  • Develop instructional materials (slides, supporting documents, etc.) needed to teach assigned course sessions
  • Provide technical review of training material as assigned, based on experience and code knowledge
  • Work with Assessments Coordinator to write and validate questions used on National Board homework, quizzes, and examinations
  • Author online training content; work with curriculum writers and designers to guide the technical aspects of the online course throughout development until completion
  • Provide technical assistance to National Board members and staff; coordinate with the Technical Department to answer outside technical inquiries
  • Author technical articles for National Board publications upon request
  • Deliver technical presentations at National Board member sponsored programs, as requested
  • Other duties may be assigned


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


  • Interacts professionally with staff, students, and outside contacts
  • Select and use a variety of methods to support the instructional content
  • Stimulate learner motivation and engagement
  • Provide clarification and feedback
  • Integrate technology into the learning process
  • Dependable, self-starter with ability to work well under limited supervision
  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-through and organizational skills


College graduate with an Engineering degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Ten (10) years of INSERVICE experience in the boiler and pressure vessel inspection, design, manufacture/fabrication, quality programs, etc.


  • National Board Inspection Code (NBIC)
  • ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and other standards recognized by the National Board; codes and standards development; inspection techniques; boiler and pressure vessel design, construction, operation, maintenance, and repair; all design processes; all welding and fabrication methods and principles used in Code construction.
  • Codes and standards applications that have been recognized by the National Board and its member jurisdictions
  • Engineering principles and methods
  • Safety principles and methods

Please submit your resume to J.D. Miracle at Please specify the position for which you are applying.


Open Positions with NBBI Member Jurisdictions

National Board members are the chief boiler inspectors representing most U.S. states and provinces/territories of Canada, as well as many major cities in the United States. These positions are with individual jurisdictions stated below and posted on the behalf of NBBI members. Full job information can be directly accessed from the jurisdictions' websites which are also linked below. Questions and applications should be directed to the specific jurisdiction. Contact information for the chief inspector in a jurisdiction can be found in the Member Directory.

State of Nebraska, Department of the State Fire Marshal

Boiler Inspection Division Manager

  • Closing Date: Continuous
  • Click below to access the State of Nebraska's website for job description and application process.