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Engineer - Field Services

  • Job Function: Services
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 2/7/2018 3:51:09 PM
  • Job #: 3048217
  • Location(s): United States; Ohio; West Chester, Other

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 Engineer is a key part of the operations team responsible for design, planning, execution, and troubleshooting of Asset Condition Monitoring Systems focused on meeting customer and business goals. This position will be focused on site management (projects based) needs of the business.

Essential Responsibilities:
It will also place high emphasis on supporting client needs as they pertain to evaluating machinery condition based on rotordynamic analysis; installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining protection system hardware; installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining monitoring system hardware & software.

In the role of Engineer - Field Services, you will:

  • Manage projects / service installing Bently Nevada hardware and software in a wide variety of machine types encountered in the Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Pulp & Paper, and other process industries
  • Perform designs (using AutoCAD) of all necessary machinery modifications, transducer brackets, cable routing, junction boxes, monitoring systems, computers, software, and all project aspects to retrofit for transducers and monitoring systems
  • Supervise mechanical and electrical sub-trades, and machine disassembly / reassembly
  • Perform installations, commissioning, configuration, and trouble-shooting of Bently Nevada Hardware and Software Products and Solutions at GE and customer locations
  • Diagnose machinery problems based upon: vibration data, operational data, and customer communications
  • Provide leadership, technical direction, and assistance to the customer, user, and other GE field personnel in the diagnostic and long-term maintenance of Bently Nevada equipment and customers’ rotating machinery
  • Assure service is executed in accordance with the cost allocations that are budgeted, including direct cost and labor hour management
  • Assure the service is executed in a timely manner and in accordance with the customer's schedule
  • Understand contractual commitments pertaining to terms and conditions
  • Track, report and forecast financials on individual projects on a regular basis
  • Coordinate different personnel and groups involved in the service contract
  • Identify problems and take the initiative to eliminate those problems for project / service success
  • Complete installation documentation
  • Perform Asset Management / Reliability Service Studies
  • Prepare timely work order requests, quotes, service reports, invoicing packages and other administrative requirements timely
  • Assess job site Safety and perform services as per BHGE Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies
  • Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to quality
  • Support the growth initiatives of the business

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanics (BSME) or Electronics (BSEE) from an accredited college or university

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Travel up to 80%, as required
  • Work significant over-time
  • Possess a valid driver's license and passport (or able to obtain a passport)
  • Obtain TWIC card

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum 2 years of project management and/or industry (energy and/or oil & gas) experience
  • Obtained or working towards Professional Engineering License
  • Demonstrates authority and assurance dealing with people
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to convey technical concepts to business and technical personnel
  • Electronics and/or mechanical trouble shooting skills. “Hands-on approach”
  • Experience setting/meeting aggressive targets and working under stressful working conditions
  • Project management skillset
  • Strong computer skills using MS Office software
  • Knowledge of Reciprocating Compressors
  • Experience with Networking devices and protocols
  • Knowledge or experience with AT LEAST one or more of the following: mechanical vibration, rotating machinery vibration and/or diagnostics, rotordynamic analysis, machinery balancing and alignment
  • Public presentation & training skills
  • Knowledge of machinist tools and electrical trade.
  • Familiarity with tools including but not limited to: Bently Nevada TK-Series Test Kits, Thermocouple Calibrator, RTD Calibrator, handheld DMM, function generator, power supply, oscilloscope, basic hand tools (training available as needed)
  • Experience reading, interpreting, and understanding mechanical and electrical prints
  • Basic familiarity with computer network systems
  • Please Note: West Chester, Ohio is the preferred location of the role, but other locations in Ohio will be considered

    Locations: United States; Ohio; West Chester, Other

    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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