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Field Service Engineer - Surface

  • Job Function: Services
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 2/1/2018 5:50:54 AM
  • Job #: 3054473
  • Location(s): United Kingdom; Aberdeen

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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Role Summary:
We may not have a specific job for you today, but are interested in your expertise for tomorrow. We’re looking for experienced people, and we offer opportunities around the globe in this field. As actual openings become available, you may be contacted to discuss a potential opportunity.

Essential Responsibilities:
BHGE currently have an opportunity for an experienced Field Service Technician to support our UK operations. To be a part of a team of Surface Wellhead and X/Tree experts supporting major Oil & Gas operators, while joining a company with endless progression opportunities.

This is an offshore staff based role, working on an ad-hoc basis, providing technical direction and assistance to the customer in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of BHGE Pressure Control products.

The successful candidate must be able to:
• Provide technical onsite direction and assistance to the customer in the operation, maintenance, repair and installation of BHGE products.
• Provide communication to onshore support and the customer regarding all program activities and problems through accurate, regular and timely reports.

**Previous Experience working with Surface Equipment Essential, candidates without this experience will not be considered**


• We are looking for candidates who can bring to us their experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of Surface Trees, Wellheads and associated equipment, in an offshore environment. The desired candidate will be the sole Pressure Control representative offshore and will be liaising direct with the customer. As the role is of an Ad-hoc nature, you will be expected to be flexible in your approach to irregular working pattern.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:

Desired Characteristics:

• ONC in Mechanical Engineering is preferable
• Apprenticeship in relevant discipline or equivalent knowledge and experience
• Proven years of experience, including:
• Drilling / Installing and maintaining Surface Wellheads and X/Tree’s (Offshore):
- NT2
• Able to carry out Field Repair on all VG Products: (list not extensive)
• Replace Valve Seats & Gates (On location)
• Carry out Wellhead Upgrades as per engineering PRPs / FSM
• Able to fault diagnose and complete field repair of valve actuator(s) (CH/AVA)
• Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision
• Understand Technical drawings
• Have a proactive approach to allocated task, taking ownership of all aspects of the job:
- Tooling
- Spares
- Reviewing job history / lessons learned
- Review FSM’s / PRP’s
- Willing to work in the office on onshore in MCR as and when requested by the company
• Be customer focused and results driven
• Check over equipment prior to it going offshore
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Solid interpersonal and leadership skill
• Solid understanding of offshore environment and GE ‘I AM’ policies

Locations: United Kingdom; Aberdeen

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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