General Electric Field Service Technician - Angola in Houston, Texas

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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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Role Summary:

Field Service and Technical Specialist is responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity and maintaining and repair GE equipment. In this role, successful candidate will meet day-to-day short term objectives and resolve issues through immediate action by following an individual work plan.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Field Service Technician - Angola, you will:

  • Install, repair, and maintain equipment at the well site

  • Perform valve repair, valve lubrication, and wellhead upgrading

  • Repair, assemble, test, and maintain tools and customer equipment on shore base

  • Organize, select, arrange shipment of, and receive tools and equipment

  • Maintain all GE Oil & Gas property, including truck, service tools, phone and computer equipment in a clean and ready state

  • Process service tickets

  • Perform administrative functions relating to well records

  • Maintain inventory levels of spare parts for service and rental tools

  • Prepare detailed Job Safety Environmental Analysis (JSEA) requirements

  • Promote and perform any field service oriented sales and maintain a confident customer relationship for the company

  • Comply with all applicable quality, health, safety and environmental regulations

  • Analyze the failure and availability statistics of the local installed fleet

  • Collaborate with the functional technical support team to increase the system performance, based on statistical data

  • Support the regional managers in all technical needs and during customer visits

  • Close collaboration with the 1st level of the support function to identify failure trend in an early phase and to initiate corrective actions

  • Provide start up support in growing markets with temporary local presence Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution with a minimum 6 years of proven Wellhead services experience in the Pressure Control and/or Flow Equipment business)

  • Minimum 4 years of proven Wellhead services experience in the Pressure Control and/or Flow Equipment businessEligibility Requirements:

  • Work on-call, as required

  • Travel to other locations (including international)

  • Work varying shifts in differing environmental conditions and often under time limitations Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college

  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office products, Lotus Notes and other programs

  • Knowledge of all drilling and / or production operations and products Locations: United States; Texas; HoustonGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.