Oil field Service Technician
San Ardo , California
September 12, 2016
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GE Oil & Gas

Business Segment

Oil & Gas Surface

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Posted Position Title

Oil field Service Technician

Career Level




Function Segment

Field Services

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces



San Ardo, Coalinga

Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

The Oil 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 Oil 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 Engineer, Service Manager, Service Supervisor, 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)


* High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution

* Minimum 3 years of experience in oil field or field service role

Eligibility Requirements:

* Ability and willingness to work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required

* Ability and willingness to work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities

* Ability and willingness to be in the shop environment a minimum of 8 hours per day, primarily standing and sitting, as required

* Ability and willingness to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

* Ability and willingness to 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

* Ability and willingness to climb, operate a clutch, gearshift, and other manual controls of the truck

* Ability and willingness to use wrenches, to remove or secure bolts on pumping unit

* Ability and willingness to work in adverse weather conditions, including; high wind and high and low temperatures for several hours at a time

* Ability and willingness to assist in working at heights, carrying parts and tooling for pumping units of substantial weight (Not to exceed 40 lbs)

* Ability and willingness to use mathematical ability, calculate weight of loads to be lifted, and verify load within capacity of crane

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

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

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