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Field Service Technician

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/22/2017 9:02:20 AM
  • 2791941
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Downstream Technology Solutions
Location(s): United States ; Texas; Corpus Christi


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Role Summary:
The Field Service Tech will be skilled and understand the purpose and principles of operating pressure relief and/or control valves. In this role, you will be responsible for installation, connection, servicing, testing, adjustment, repair, maintenance, removal, trouble shooting, inspection and replacement of safety and relief valves.

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

  • Perform repairs, services, maintenance and assembly operations while maintaining safety and quality as a top priority in and around mechanical, industrial and electrical equipment
  • Demonstrate sound judgment with the ability to make decisions and corrections when problems are identified / detected when servicing in safety, safety relief and/or control valve in the field
  • Ensure all products repaired / assembled meet the quality standards in accordance with procedures, engineering specifications, drawings, and work instructions
  • Perform functional tests as required
  • Collect data and documents and prepares detailed reports for customer review, billing records and expense reporting
  • Assume responsibility and handle multiple tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions
  • Maintain a neat and organized work areas, including fleet vehicles
  • Assign, explain, direct, assist and correlate the work of contractors when assigned to the project team
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures
  • Practice safe work habits to ensure an injury free environment
  • Use physical force to lift, push, pull, and hold equipment and tools
  • Climb and work at various heights, sometimes working in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position
  • Routinely react to visual, aural, and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work
  • Be on the job and available to work overtime, at times for extended periods of time based on seasonal customer demands
  • Any job duties as assigned by supervisor or manager

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution (OR Minimum 6 years in mechanical repair / production environment, safety, safety relief and/or control valve maintenance experience, in lieu of education)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in mechanical repair / production environment, safety, safety relief and/or control valve maintenance

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability and willingness to obtain and/or maintain a TWIC and DOT Driver’s license
  • 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 lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • 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 be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, P&IDs, PSV Data and Capacity charts
  • Experience working with measurement device sand test gauges
  • Ability and willingness to lift and work with Personal Protective Equipment, including Emergency Breathing Apparatus
  • 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:
  • Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • Minimum 3 years in safety, safety relief and/or control valve, preferred
  • Experience working in a gad gathering system operation, preferred
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Experience working in and around mechanical, industrial and electrical equipment
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Customer driven / focused
  • Team oriented and willing to lead others
  • High energy, detail oriented
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as master schedule, safety rules, operating instructions, drawing/prints and procedure manuals
  • Ability to prepare detailed reports and correspondence that are clear and intelligible
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management, customers and other employees
  • Sound judgment with the ability to make decisions and correction when problems are detected
  • Ability to work independently and/or in team assignments
  • Strong safety record and knowledge of safety rules and practices
  • Strong history of dependability and reliability
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others

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    Locations: United States ; Texas; Corpus Christi

    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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