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Service Technician

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/2/2017 3:59:51 PM
  • 2835978
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Downstream Technology Solutions
Location(s): United States ; Texas; Richwood


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Role Summary:
The Service Technician will be skilled and understand the purpose and principles of operating pressure relief and/or control valves. In this role, you will be responsible for installation, connection, servicing, testing, adjustment, repair, maintenance, removal, trouble shooting, inspection and replacement of safety, relief valves and control valves.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Services Technician you will:

  • Perform repairs, services, maintenance and assembly operations while maintaining safety and quality as a top priority in and around mechanical, industrial and electrical equipment
  • Demonstrate sound judgment with the ability to make decisions and corrections when problems are identified / detected when servicing safety, safety relief and/or control valves in the field
  • Ensure all products repaired / assembled meet the quality standards in accordance with procedures, engineering specifications, drawings, and work instructions
  • Perform functional tests as required
  • Collect data and documents and prepares detailed reports for customer review, billing records and expense reporting
  • Assume responsibility and handle multiple tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures
  • Practice safe work habits to ensure an injury free environment
  • Use physical force to lift, push, pull, and hold equipment and tools
  • Climb and work at various heights, sometimes working in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position
  • Routinely react to visual, aural, and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work
  • Be on the job and available to work overtime, at times for extended periods of time based on seasonal customer demands
  • Perform any job duties as assigned by supervisor or manager

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High school diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in safety, safety relief and/or control valve maintenance

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, weekends and holidays as needed to support customer requirements and seasonal business volume, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities
  • Ability and willingness to be in the shop environment a minimum of 8 hours per day, primarily standing and sitting, as required
  • Ability and willingness to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability and willingness to be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • To the extent that you are applying for a position that requires you to operate a GE owned / leased or rented vehicle for company business, you must be willing to submit to a check of your driving record
  • Must be able to obtain and/or maintain a TWIC and DOT Driver’s license
  • Willing and able to lift and work with Personal Protective Equipment, including Emergency Breathing Apparatus

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum 3 years in safety, safety relief and/or control valves, preferred
  • Associates Degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret P&IDs, PSV Data, Capacity charts and assembly and test instructions
  • Experience working with measurement devices and test gauges
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience working in and around mechanical, industrial and electrical equipment
  • Experience working in a gas gathering system operation, preferred
  • Customer driven / focused
  • Team oriented and willing to lead others
  • High energy, detail oriented
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks within a fast paced environment
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as master schedule, safety rules, operating instructions, drawings/prints and procedure manuals
  • Ability to prepare detailed reports and correspondence that are clear and intelligible
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management, customers and other employees
  • Sound judgment with the ability to make decisions and corrections when problems are detected
  • Ability to work independently and/or in team assignments
  • Strong safety record and knowledge of safety rules and practices
  • Strong history of dependability and reliability
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others

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    Locations: United States ; Texas; Richwood

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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