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Gas Lift Field Service Technician

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 4:50:49 PM
  • 2930473
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Surface
Location(s): United States; Texas; Pleasanton


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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.

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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:
The Gas Lift Field Service Technician will participate in the daily operation of tearing down gas lift equipment and production packers. In this role you will perform assignments as directed by field supervisor, plus other assignments as required. You will work effectively with other work groups: Safety, Sales, Maintenance, other Personnel and Management.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Gas Lift Field Service Technician, you will:

  • Under the direction of a Resource Manager, perform a number of tasks associated with Gas Lift operation, tearing down gas lift equipment & production packers (equipment used will vary by product line)
  • Perform duties which may involve some technical elements but primarily focused on troubleshooting gas lift equipment including gas lift valves, velocity checks, and mandrels
  • Play a role in hands-on and directly manipulate equipment, machinery or systems requiring precise instrumentation / operation
  • Be trained in operating more than one type of equipment or combinations of equipment / processes (level is determined by competency development program)
  • Maintain shop inventory and assist in cycle counts
  • 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 (OR Minimum 3 years of oil field repair experience, in lieu of education)
  • Minimum 1 year of field repair experience

    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 40 lbs.
  • Work at heights
  • Carry various pieces of units of substantial weight (not to exceed 80 lbs. two people)
  • Be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time
  • Possess a valid Drivers License
  • Travel, as required
  • 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
  • Undergo Periodic fitness for duty tests, examinations, and/or certifications will be required for onshore/offshore remote location assignments

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in setting up and tearing down gas lift equipment and production packers
  • Proficient in troubleshooting gas lift equipment including gas lift valves, velocity checks, and mandrels
  • Proficient in spacing out off the rack, float, and derrick
  • Proficient in production packer setting and un-setting with and without an on/off tool
  • Proficient wireline packer setting, tagging up and subbing out

    Locations: United States; Texas; Pleasanton

    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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