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Application Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:28:31 PM
  • 2909395
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States; Texas; Houston


About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Oil & Gas fuels the future. We push the boundaries of technology to bring energy to the world. We are inventing the next industrial era in the oil and gas sector. In our labs and factories, and in the field, we constantly push the boundaries of technology to solve today’s toughest operational & commercial challenges. We have the skills, knowledge and technical expertise to bring together the physical and digital worlds to fuel the future. GE Oil & Gas is a “fullstream” company, working from exploration and production to downstream. A $19 billion leader designed for a world of complex resources. The deeper, the hotter, the more remote, the more logistically difficult or environmentally sensitive the challenge – the more GE Oil & Gas can help.

Through project management expertise and technology innovation, we work to help lower costs, make things faster, simpler and more productive for our customers.

In today’s era of complex resources, the deeper, the hotter, the more remote, the more logistically difficult or environmentally sensitive the challenge – the more we can help. The GE scale helps us bring new solutions to market quicker to help our customers adapt to the industry’s changing environment.

We go where you go and operate side-by-side in 120 countries. The closer we are to our customers, the quicker we can anticipate and solve their challenges.

We’re at work today, to ensure the next generation is equipped and empowered to go further and deeper, helping to
fuel the future.

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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:
In the role of Application Engineer, you will:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for Engineering assessments in support of commercial operations, non-standard contracts and implementation of corporate procedures through quality processes
  • Direct a team of Engineers and technicians to help meet the various engineering support requirements of the USA business unit
  • Lead technical projects intended to improve productivity, reliability and reduce operating cost
  • Participate in design reviews in support of requisition engineering projects and NPI
  • Assist in overcoming Project related technical issues
  • Conduct failure investigations using PII’s ‘FIT’ process and industry recognized RCA techniques
  • Support the operations team to help resolve technical issues in the shop & in the field
  • Provide technical support to sales & commercial operation to enable the business to offer innovative and sound technical solutions to help our customers keep their pipelines safe
  • Provide face to face technical feedback to customers following failure investigations
  • Ensure all tools are configured correctly for the intended pipeline and inspection mission
  • Develop a working knowledge of all product lines
  • Conduct site visits / audits as needed
  • Be responsible for following the Application Engineering process through retention of documented evidence, quality process’s, to demonstrate compliance with each stage of the process
  • Participate in the Business Improvement Process as required
  • Act as a liaison between company and subcontractors
  • Be responsible for other duties as assigned

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years of electrical / electronic engineering or related engineering discipline

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to comply with all applicable safety and environmental policies and procedures
  • Ability and willingness to employ physiological movements and actions associated with office and clerical work
  • Ability and willingness to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to travel by ground and air transportation throughout the United States up 5% of the time, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime as needed during peak periods
  • Ability and willingness to use safety equipment in restricted area
  • 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

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience leading an initiative or project
  • Recognized qualification or experience using an RCA technique e.g. Six Sigma, Apollo, Shainin
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Computer literacy with emphasis on spreadsheet and word processing
  • Strong analytical skills, both verbal and statistical
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Cooperate with others in team environment for cross training and conference on operational issues.
  • Recommends procedures to: Learn new and existing work methods and change work methods to accomplish assigned tasks on a timely basis
  • Submits required reports and paperwork associated with the position (expense reports, time cards, progress reports, field service reports, etc.) on a regular and timely basis

    GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. 
    Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Oil & Gas! 

    Locations: United States; Texas; Houston

    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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