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 103 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 100 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. 

The National Board has no open positions currently listed. Please check back regularly.

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 California – Cal/OSHA

Associate Safety Engineer

Cal/OSHA is seeking five Associate Safety Engineers for its Pressure Vessel Unit. The Pressure Vessel Unit is responsible for the inspection of boilers and tanks.

Opportunities available in five locations:

  • San Diego and Imperial — primarily assigned to serve areas in San Diego and Imperial counties and surrounding geographic areas
  • Greater Los Angeles — primarily assigned to serve areas in Los Angeles, Orange, and San Bernardino counties and surrounding geographic areas
  • Central Valley — primarily assigned to serve areas in Stanislaus, Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, Merced, Mono, and Tuolumne counties and surrounding geographic areas
  • North Bay — primarily assigned to serve areas in Sonoma, Marin, Napa, Lake and Mendocino counties and surrounding geographic areas
  • Northern California — primarily assigned to serve areas in Butte, Del Norte, Glenn Humboldt, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Trinity counties and surrounding geographic areas

Applications due October 2.
Salary: $9245 - $11,566 monthly ($110,940 - $138,792 annually)

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Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
Have questions? Contact a Cal/OSHA recruiter at

State of Illinois, Office of the State Fire Marshal

Boiler Safety Inspector, Coles County

  • Closing Date: October 3
  • Click below to access the State of Illinois's website for job description and application process.
Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Labor and Industry

Director of Boiler Safety

  • Click below to access the Commonwealth of Virginia's website for job description and application process.