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Field Service Technician

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/18/2017 4:52:41 PM
  • 2871112
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Downstream Technology Solutions
Location(s): United States; Texas; Odessa


About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.

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.

Role Summary:
The Field Service Technician will provide hands-on technical and operations support of BHGE Reciprocating Compression equipment and supporting customer facilities during commissioning, start-up, operations, preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, performance testing, and trouble-shooting situations as required.

Essential Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Field Services Site Team Leader, provide technical and mechanical services to external customers in settings such as compressor stations, process plants, etc.

In the role of Field Service Technician, you will:

  • Perform preventative maintenance with site team leader guidance
  • Participate in diagnosis and correct engine problems with supervision
  • Repair and / or rebuild reciprocating engines and compressors per site team lead
  • Complete safety checks and report safety concerns
  • Monitor key operations variables and other process data, report to site team lead, and together ensure that the units are operating within design parameters
  • At team leads’ direction, attend on-site operations meeting with client personnel to proactively identify issues and lead the efforts to resolve them
  • With team lead guidance, establish working relationships with key customer contacts including operators, engineering and maintenance personnel to proactively manager long term and short term issues
  • With team lead guidance, support turn-around activities for customers
  • Ability to safely deploy to remote geographic assignment locations – onshore and offshore locations with limited access to medical care, which may require 4 hours (or more) travel time to reach secondary level medical care

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in field service or oil field role

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required
  • Work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities
  • Be in the shop environment a minimum of 8 hours per day, primarily standing and sitting, as required
  • Lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time
  • 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
  • Possess or obtain a valid driver’s license
  • Undergo Periodic fitness for duty tests, examinations, and/or certifications will be required for onshore/offshore remote location assignments

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum 6 months’ experience in the industry, experience with Reciprocating Compression
  • Associates Degree with a technical concentration from an accredited college or university
  • Technical training in the oil and gas industry or associated industry
  • Master the Core competencies: Basic tools, Basic Engine & Compressor Theory, Basic Shop Math Skills, Basic Computer skills – Word & Excel
  • Familiarity with a variety of technical field concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Safety focused, Service-oriented, Business focused, A self-starter
  • Dependable with ability to handle multiple activities successfully
  • Ability to take direction, reporting data and completing time and expense reports
  • Result oriented with a sense of urgency

    Locations: United States; Texas; Odessa

    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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