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Field Service Technician - Chalmette Refinery

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/7/2017 3:52:09 PM
  • 2950297
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Turbomachinery Process Solutions
Location(s): United States; Louisiana; Saint Rose


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.

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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.

Role Summary:
The Field Service Technician - Chalmette Refinery will perform overhauls, make emergency repairs, troubleshoot
engine and compressor systems, and make recommendations for repairs.

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

  • Diagnose, repair, inspect, and install engine and compressors in industrial processes and
    production applications
  • Plan and coordinate activities concerned with installing equipment
  • Investigate and resolve customer reports of technical problems with equipment
  • Eliminate future operational or service difficulties
  • Work with maintenance crew, in an effort to provide our customer a quality service and also be
    self-sufficient and self-starting
  • Demonstrate practical knowledge of safe practices to include LOTO, Confined Space,
    Hazardous atmospheres, basic OSHA, etc.
  • Perform daily inspections and perform routine scheduled maintenance on compressor
    equipment to make sure units are running proficiently and safely
  • Perform unscheduled maintenance, to maximize equipment runtime
  • Perform daily inspections and report inspection data on various equipment that is to be
    maintained
  • 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

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution
  • Minimum 1 year of experience overhauling and maintaining diesel or 2- or 4-cycle gas engines,
    and/or reciprocating compressors

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be on call, 24/7 days, which could include after hours work on a call out basis and respond
    within 2 hours
  • Work out of job site in Chalmette, LA
  • Work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required
  • Comply with safety policies / procedures
  • Work in a hands-on environment
  • Lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities
  • Be in the shop environment a minimum of 8 hours per day, primarily standing and sitting, as
    required
  • Be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time
  • Possess and maintain a clean driver's license and driving record
  • 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:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Minimum 5 years of experience on Engines specifically Cooper Bessemer GMV Integral
    engine, Ingersoll Rand KVGR Integral Engine and Reciprocating compressor frames IR HRA

    Locations: United States; Louisiana; Saint Rose

    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.

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


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