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Print Date: 2/29/2024 11:16:39 AM

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


Open Positions with the National Board

 

COMPANY

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.

WHY WORK FOR THE NATIONAL BOARD

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

SUMMARY

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.

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • 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.).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

EDUCATION

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

LOCATION

  • Remote

TYPE

  • Full-time

PAY RANGE

  • $105,000 - $115,000

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

 

 Senior Staff Engineer / Inservice Instructor

Senior Staff Engineer / Inservice Instructor

SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

KEY CHARACTERISTICS

  • 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

EDUCATION

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

EXPERIENCE

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

KNOWLEDGE OF

  • 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 jmiracle@nbbi.org. Please specify the position for which you are applying.

 

 Training Coordinator

Training Coordinator

SUMMARY

 The National Board of Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspectors (NBBI) is seeking an exceptional, self-motivated, and versatile Training Coordinator to work on site in Columbus, OH. This person will be responsible for coordinating and organizing educational material and support documents for instructor-led training; manages classroom set-up and provides support to instructors; and provides administrative support on programs and projects specific to the Training department. Someone with excellent problem solving and good judgment skills and the ability to think and plan ahead to handle multiple concurrent requests appropriately and manage time effectively. This role requires attention to detail, ability to meet tight deadlines, great organizational skills, and integrity and professionalism in interactions with others.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinates production of all educational material used for instructor-led training, both in-person and virtual

  • Communicates to instructors print schedules for all training materials, including but not limited to student manuals, workshop materials, and support documents
  • Uploads, maintains, and organizes training sessions to printer’s web site to build student manuals required for each training class instance
  • Organizes outside vendor services for instructor-led training classes, as deemed necessary
  • Maintains each course checklist and other administrative documents needed to organize all instructor-led courses and seminars
  • Works with Training Department staff to facilitate shipping of student materials for all virtual/remote training classes
  • Serves as remote classroom moderator to facilitate instructor and student interaction for all virtual/remote training classes
  • Maintains inventory of training class-specific items, such as textbooks/NBIC books and student calculators, notepads, etc.

Prepares and organizes classrooms

  • Sets up classrooms prior to the start of each new training class; set tables/chairs as needed and set in place materials for each student
  • Ensures all audio/visual equipment is in working order prior to each class; notifies Director of Training and IT Department if equipment fails or requires maintenance
  • Works with Executive Assistant to obtain student name badges, table tents, and sign-in sheets needed for each class instance
  • Opens both training buildings and classrooms on scheduled training days
  • Prepares coffee for students each morning; refills as necessary throughout day and cleans up at day’s end
  • Welcomes and checks-in students on first day of each class instance

Assigned duties may also include:

  • Assists Director with organizing and/or facilitating training specific needs (in-person, online, individual, or small group) of other department/staff under the Internal Training Program
  • Works with curriculum team to proofread online courses after final build and assists curriculum writers to calculate final metrics, as needed
  • Serves as administrator/point of contact for external organizations using and/or referencing National Board training as an accepted part of their education programs. This includes reaching out to new organizations to promote the use of National Board training.
  • Works with the Programs Coordinator – Training on post-training student surveys and marketing of classes as needed
  • Other duties may be assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

KEY CHARACTERISTICS

  • Interacts professionally with staff, students, and outside contacts
  • Possesses time-management skills; ability to prioritize assignments based upon daily schedules and needs
  • Excels in a support role; dependable
  • Highly detailed in all areas of work
  • Works independently; self-starter with ability to perform routine work with minimal supervision
  • Capable of light physical activity with ability to route materials between multiple buildings

EDUCATION

Associate degree or proven equivalent combination of education and experience

EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years’ experience in business practices, office procedures, and project management

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) required
  • Adobe Acrobat required
  • Online meeting programs such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams
  • Adobe InDesign and Acrobat or Microsoft Publisher
  • Marketing principles and/or experience with email marketing a plus
  • Principles of office procedures and business protocol and writing

Please submit your resume to J.D. Miracle at jmiracle@nbbi.org. 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 Inspector

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

 

Boiler Inspection Division Manager

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