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Bently Field Engineer-Machinery Diagnostic Solutions

  • Job Function: Services
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 3/9/2018 3:53:17 PM
  • Job #: 3066806
  • Location(s): United States; California; Los Angeles, other

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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:
As a Bently Lead Field Engineer for GE Measurement & Control, you will be tasked with providing customers complete service solutions to address their critical rotating machinery assets, protection, and monitoring system. This will include evaluating machinery condition based on rotordynamic analysis; installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining protection system hardware; installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining monitoring system hardware & software.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Bently Field Engineer-Machinery Diagnostic Solutions, you will:

  • 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
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills to convey technical concepts to business and technical personnel
  • Be responsible for the ability to foresee a customer’s need for information or work practice to achieve higher plant reliability
  • Perform installations, commissioning, and trouble-shooting of Bently Nevada Hardware and Software Products and Solutions at GE and customer locations
  • Complete timely standard service reports, invoicing packages, and other administrative requirements
  • React to customer required travel in a timely manner, while bringing all required service equipment
  • Complete documentation of findings / recommendations
  • Create, review and interpret technical reports
  • Track, report, and forecast financials on individual projects on a regular basis
  • Professionally communicate with customer and other team members
  • Perform Asset Management / Reliability Service Studies
  • Prepare timely Work Order requests, Quick Quotes and Invoicing packages
  • Assess job site Safety and perform services as per GE Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies
  • Understand Term & Conditions commitments
  • Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to quality
  • Drive and Support the growth initiatives of the business
  • Understand contractual commitments
  • Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to quality
  • Pursuant to the Los Angeles/ San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Travel ~80% of the time 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:
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Professional Engineering License
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English language
  • Self-starter with minimal supervision requirement
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to convey technical concepts to business and technical personnel
  • Experience working under stressful working conditions
  • Project Management Skills
  • Strong computer skills; both Hardware and Software, plus MS Office software skills
  • Mechanical & Electrical trouble shooting skills. "Hands-on approach".
  • Experience reading, interpreting, and understanding mechanical prints
  • Knowledge of Reciprocating Compressors
  • Experience with Networking devices and protocols
  • Knowledge of rotating machinery operation and controls systems
  • Knowledge of machinery protection and management systems
  • 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
  • Knowledge of Bently Nevada products and services
  • Black Belt or Green Belt Certified (GE employees only)
  • Demonstrated authority and assurance dealing with people

    Locations: United States; California; Los Angeles, other
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