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Field Operator (Artificial Lift) - Artesia, NM

  • Job Function: Field Operations
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 2/21/2018 5:51:47 AM
  • Job #: 1803053
  • Location(s): United States; New Mexico; ARTESIA

Role Summary:
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 leverages 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:

Baker Hughes, a GE company has an opening for an experienced Field Operator (Artificial Lift) to be based in Artesia, NM.  

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Under general supervision is responsible for all aspects of cable services including spooling and banding electrical power cable utilized on ESP systems in coordinated effort and procedure with installation engineer and rig operators.
  • Spools cable onto cable reel as the tubing is being pulled out of the well.
  • Bands cable onto tubing as the down unit and tubing are being run into the well.
  • Maintains cable service truck and trailer, performs daily inspections to ensure compliance with DOT regulations. 
  • Assists with cable repair as needed at the cable repair service center.
  • Proper completion of DOT log books, DOT inspection forms, and turn in for office records.
  • Proficiently performs equipment lay downs as requested by customers and completes paperwork.
  • Completes daily time sheet and monthly expense report.
  • Conducts field analysis and tests cable strings after they have come out of the well.
  • Collects information during testing and inspection to provide a customer with recommendations on equipment or cable status. 
  • Ability to alternate methods of completing tasks if the set method is not viable and stay within HS&E guidelines. 
  • Must have ability to communicate with various clients and must have an ability to quickly adjust to changing job assignments/requirements and have the flexibility to work overtime with little or no advance notice. 
  • Conducts all business activities in accordance with BHGE HSE policies, Legal Compliance requirements and BHGE Core Values.
  • High school diploma.
  • Minimum of 1 year previous experience as a field operator or oil and gas field experience or equivalent experience (ranch hand, warehouse experience, driving experience or a role involving physical and manual labor).
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to work overtime and complete jobs as required.
  • Ability to work and communicate well with customers and employees.
  • Ability to utilized computers for communication, reporting and other work-related purposes.
Desired Characteristics:
  • 2+ years’ previous experience as an ALS Operator.
  • Class A CDL license (highly preferred).
  • Previous Military experience.
  • Career-minded individuals with a strong work ethic are preferred.
  • Must have a clean driving record and the ability to pass a Federal background check.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States with no restrictions
  • Must be safety and environmentally minded.
Artesia, NM

Baker Hughes, a GE company 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. Learn more

Locations: United States; New Mexico; ARTESIA

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