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Field Service Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 1/5/2018 10:49:49 AM
  • 3044747
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Oilfield Equipment
Location(s): Ghana; Takoradi


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:
The Field Service Engineer is the primary person responsible for execution of a work scope for the customer meeting all environmental, health, safety and quality standards. The role will require flexibility in working hours and an ability to adapt to challenges on a daily basis, working with team members locally and remotely. This is not a rotational position. Candidates applying for the role should have the right to live and work in Ghana at the time of application. Local candidates preferred.

Essential Responsibilities:

    In this role you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.


  • Perform on-site installation of systems and equipment and on-going preventive maintenance and repair of tools after installation
  • Respond to requests for emergency repairs and services to troublesome equipment
  • Provide technical instruction and assistance to customer representatives regarding installation, operation, calibration, repair and maintenance at customer's sites
  • Perform administrative functions; such as writing technical reports, ordering materials and preparing job status reports in a timely and thorough basis
  • Maintain knowledge of the report system to the extent required for timely and accurate input of field information necessary
  • Provide leadership and technical direction while performing work on customer sites
  • Maintain strong safety mind-set to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements within GE safety standards
  • Knowledge to troubleshoot and provide routine maintenance checkout for wide range of equipment vintage
  • Prepare timely and accurate technical reports for customer records and a reference for future outages


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience in an offshore field service role
  • Team management experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Strong computer skills with word and excel
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in the role’s location


Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum of five years of engineering experience
  • EHS and Quality qualifications
  • Experience in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Has working knowledge of the Oil & Gas industry technical and regulatory framework
  • Flexible attitude to working patterns
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Ability to effectively perform & contribute in a matrix team environment


Locations: Ghana; Takoradi

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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