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Field Service Technician II

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/2/2017 6:02:49 PM
  • 2804683
  • 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 operational support of GE Reciprocating Compression equipment and supporting utility systems within customer facilities during commissioning, start-up, operations, preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, performance testing, and trouble-shooting situations as required.

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

In the role of Field Service Technician II you will:

  • Planning and execution of site installation activities for Reciprocating Compression equipment
  • Act as the subject matter expert (SME) in the investigation and resolution of customer reported technical problems with equipment
  • Make recommendations to the customer to remediate operational or service difficulties. Provide recommended preventative maintenance procedures as requested by the customer
  • Through acceptable troubleshooting processes, diagnose and correct engine problems and / or compressor problems
  • Perform testing of equipment in the field
  • Conduct daily safety training and supervise the completion of daily safety checks and report safety concerns
  • Monitor key and critical operating variables and other process data to ensure that the engine and compressor units are operating within design parameters
  • On-site, attend operations meetings with client personnel to proactively identify issues and lead the efforts to resolve them
  • Lead on-site day to day activities
  • Learn, share, and implement best practices with extended Reciprocating Compression Engineering, Sales, and Operations team members
  • Establish and cultivate working relationships with key customer contacts including operators, engineering and maintenance personnel. Proactively manager long term and short term issues
  • Manage on-site activities leading safety and environmental reviews. FST II will be a key to successful process hazard reviews
  • Lead trouble-shooting / problem solving assistance efforts with customers, correcting or repairing the customers’ equipment

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Associate’s Degree from an accredited university or college (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 8 years of experience in Reciprocating Compression)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Reciprocating Compression

    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
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestic and international. 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

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Meets sublevel (FST III & IV) requirements
  • Safety focused, Service-oriented, Business focused, A self-starter
  • Dependable with ability to multiple-task successfully
  • Administrative and organizational skills,
  • Results oriented with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and above average interpersonal skills are required
  • Clear, concise, and accurate service reporting is required
  • Technical training in the oil and gas industry or associated industry
  • Advanced Special tooling
  • Advanced Engine & Compressor Theory
  • Math Skills
  • Computer skills – Word & Excel
  • Advanced leadership skills
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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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