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BPU Field Service Technician

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 1/12/2018 6:51:14 PM
  • 3044911
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Global Operations
Location(s): United States; California; Coalinga, San Ardo, Shafter


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 BHGE.com.
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 BPU Field Service Technician will participate in the daily operation and production of equipment. In this role, you will perform assignments as directed by the crew lead or field services manager. You will work effectively with other work groups, including Safety, Sales, Maintenance, other personnel, and Management.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of BPU Field Service Technician you will:

  • Perform a number of tasks associated with the operation, rigup / down of equipment / tools, and related equipment in the shop, yard, or location (equipment used will vary by product line) under the direction of a Field Service Manager, crew lead, or specialist
  • Perform 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)

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution
  • Minimum 1 year experience in oil field or field service role

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required
  • 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
  • Lift objects weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time
  • 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
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license and maintain an acceptable driving record
  • Climb, operate a clutch, gearshift, and other manual controls of the truck
  • Use wrenches, to remove or secure bolts on pumping unit
  • Work in adverse weather conditions, including; high wind and high and low temperatures for several hours at a time
  • Assist in working at heights, carrying parts and tooling for pumping units of substantial weight (Not to exceed 40 lbs)
  • Use mathematical ability, calculate weight of loads to be lifted, and verify load within capacity of crane

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Knowledge of pumping unit repairs
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with computers and all standard business software applications
  • Basic mathematical skills, critical thinking skills and reasoning ability
  • Ability to work in a team and Lean environment and to assist the business to continually improve
  • Works collaboratively - keeping others informed of work progress, timetables, and issues

    Locations: United States; California; Coalinga, San Ardo, Shafter

    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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