Video Pipe Inspection (VPI) Operator
Job Type

We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Video Pipe Inspection Operator to join our team. The primary responsibility of this role is to operate specialized equipment to inspect pipelines, sewer systems, and other underground utilities using remote-controlled cameras. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of plumbing systems, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to interpret and document inspection findings accurately. Join our team and play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and integrity of underground infrastructure through meticulous video pipe inspections.


  • Operate remote-controlled cameras to inspect pipelines, sewer systems, and other underground utilities. 
  • Navigate camera equipment through pipelines to identify and document defects, blockages, and other issues. 
  • Monitor and analyze video footage in real-time to assess the condition of pipes and identify areas in need of repair or maintenance. 
  • Record accurate data, including pipe measurements, locations, and inspection findings. 
  • Communicate inspection results to supervisors, engineers, and clients in a clear and concise manner. 
  • Collaborate with maintenance crews to develop repair plans and schedules based on inspection findings. 
  • Maintain and troubleshoot camera equipment to ensure proper functioning and prevent downtime. 
  • Adhere to safety protocols and procedures at all times to minimize risks and ensure a safe working environment. 
  • Keep accurate records of inspections, maintenance activities, and equipment inventory. 
  • Stay updated on industry trends, advancements in technology, and best practices related to pipeline inspection.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required; additional technical training or certification in plumbing, construction, or a related field is preferred. 
  • Previous experience operating video pipe inspection equipment or similar remote-controlled cameras is highly desirable. 
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in various environmental conditions, including confined spaces and outdoor settings. 
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to accurately document inspection findings. 
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Physically fit and able to lift heavy equipment and maneuver in tight spaces.
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Certification in pipeline assessment and inspection (e.g., NASSCO PACP, MACP, LACP). 
  • Experience in sewer maintenance, plumbing, or civil engineering.
  • Familiarity with GIS (Geographic Information Systems) software for mapping and data analysis.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry standards related to pipeline inspection and maintenance.


  • PTO
  • 401k with match
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

In compliance with federal and state equal opportunity employment laws, NG Companies is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in regard to race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, or gender.

Salary Description
$23-$28/hour DOE