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Workshop Technician (12 month contract)

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/3/2017 12:49:44 AM
  • 3012230
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Oilfield Equipment
Location(s): Australia; Broome


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
This is a workshop-based role requiring trade level mechanical fitting skills. The job involves inspection, analysis, testing, repair and maintenance of a broad range of drilling and subsea equipment. Interpretation of procedures, work instructions and drawings is an essential element of the job. The capacity to work independently and to demonstrate initiative is a requirement. Application of safe working practices and quality control processes is paramount.

Essential Responsibilities:
This will be a 12 month contract till 31st December 2017.

Actively participate in EHS, Integrity and Quality programs and initiatives.
Strictly adhere to the EHS policies and procedures. Apply safe work practices for self and others at all times.
Visually inspect drilling and subsea equipment and identify wear and faults as per standard operating procedures.
Repair and refurbish drilling and subsea equipment to specified standards.
Prepare, set up and conduct hydraulic and pneumatic testing of drilling and subsea equipment as per standard operating procedures.
Identify defects, faults or wear that require engineering inspection.
Correct and safe use of hand and power tools.
Perform engineering measurements and computations.
Interpret technical drawings and procedures.
Operate a forklift and other mobile equipment.
Operate an overhead crane, ensuring correct slinging techniques.
Plan and perform routine tasks and activities.
Carry out inspections and routine maintenance tasks on shop equipment.
Work independently to complete tasks and activities. Maintain housekeeping to a high standard.
Use of computers to access information.
Reports to the Base Manager, Broome.

Qualifications/Requirements:
Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Trade) or equivalent: or
Australian Recognised Trade Certificate (ARTC) in a mechanical trade

Desired Characteristics:
Valid tickets such as Rigging, Confined Space, Forklifts, EWP.
Experience in the repair and maintenance of subsea equipment such as trees, chokes, IWOCS, controls system, etc (GE equipment preferred).
Experience in the oil and gas industry especially in Services business.
Ability to supervise and provide on-the-job training to apprentices and trainees.

Other Considerations
Appropriate English language skills.
Appropriate workplace literacy and numeracy levels.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Willingness to undertake further safety and technical training as required.

Locations: Australia; Broome

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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