Field Service Technician

Andrews, Texas, United States
18 Sep 2018
24 Sep 2018
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Field Service TechnicianOil and Gas Oilfield Services

GE Oil and Gas

United States

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Field Service Technician you will:

  • Under the direction of a Field Engineer, Service Manager, Service Supervisor or Specialist, perform a number of tasks associated with the operation, rig-up / down of equipment and tools and related equipment in the shop, yard, or location (equipment used will vary by product line)
  • Preform duties which may involve some technical elements but primarily focused on running equipment / machinery / systems
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Role Summary/Purpose

    The Field Service Tech will participate in the daily operation and production of equipment. In this role you will perform assignments as directed by the crew chief, gang foreman or field supervisor, plus other assignments as required. You will work effectively with other work groups: Safety, Sales, Maintenance, other Personnel, Management and other Essential Responsibilities.


  • High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution (OR Minimum 4 years of experience as a roustabout OR in maintenance, construction, automotive, crane and rigging, or as a winch truck driver in lieu of education)
  • Minimum 6 months of experience of experience as a roustabout OR in maintenance, construction, automotive, crane and rigging, or as a winch truck driver

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Read, understand and follow written instructions on the assembly, installation, maintenance and repair of beam pumping units
  • Work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required
  • Work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities
  • Work at heights
  • Carry various pieces of the pumping unit of substantial weight (not to exceed 80 lbs. per person
  • Subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time
  • Swing 20lbs hammer when needed
  • Work in adverse weather conditions for several hours at a time
  • Understand and comply with all safety policies
  • 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

  • Experience in field service repair, oil field repair, construction, services/manufacturing shop repair working on mechanical equipment, engines, pumps, or mechanical assemblies, associated or used in the oil and gas, power, water, industrial application
  • Completion of any skill trade certificate or skill trade classes
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

    About Us

    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.

    Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at
    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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