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Field Service Technician

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/2/2017 6:02:52 PM
  • 2804627
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Downstream Technology Solutions
Location(s): United States ; Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia; Saint Rose, Other


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Role Summary:
The Field Service Technician will provide hands-on technical and operations support of GE 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

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Associate’s Degree in a technical field from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 6 months of field service or oil field experience

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, weekends and holidays, 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
  • 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
  • Ability and willingness to currently possess or obtain a valid driver’s license

    Desired Characteristics:
  • 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
  • Mature with the ability to take direction, reporting data and completing time and expense reports
  • Result oriented with a sense of urgency
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • 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
  • Experience with Reciprocating Compression equipment
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

    PLEASE NOTE: Saint Rose, LA is the preferred location, however other U.S. locations may be considered.

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    Locations: United States ; Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia; Saint Rose, Other

    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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