GE Technical Lead Field Service Engineer in Houston, Texas

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GE Oil & Gas

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Oil & Gas Subsea & Drilling

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Technical Lead Field Service Engineer

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Field Services

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Technical Lead Field Service Engineer is responsible for safely maintaining and repairing all GE equipment associated with the Subsea well control system and Riser at Rig level. The Technical Lead Field Service Engineer also takes part in pre-planning and running/pulling the riser and subsea BOP and testing the BOP in compliance with company and regulatory procedures.

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Technical Lead Field Service Engineer, you will:

  • Implement operation safety policy instructions and conduct field work in compliance with all EHS applicable regulations and employee safety practices

  • Be responsible for managing unplanned events

  • Ensure operational excellence in the areas of integrity, controllership, and compliance

  • Lead and manage offshore FSE crew during planned and unplanned (rig down) events

  • Use detailed planning is responsible to estimate the number and type of personnel, parts required and to communicate the request to Customer Field Superintendent

  • Anticipate requirements beyond those that immediately affect the program and assist in implementing actions to satisfy those requirements

  • Be responsible to execute the Between Well Maintenance (BWM) schedule

  • Be responsible to actively update the BWM schedule daily regarding task accomplishments and variations to schedule

  • Identify, from schedule, daily critical path tasks and manage/execute appropriately

  • Be responsible to provide the daily updated BWM schedule to GE field superintendent, GE CPM, customer scheduler, others as required

  • Be responsible for directing and managing offshore teams during planned and unplanned (rig down) events

  • Obtain, interpret, & communicate significant market intelligence & sales opportunities for both assigned programs & support


  • Associate’s Degree from accredited school or institution(OR high school diploma/GED from an accredited school or institution and minimum 12 years of experience in the oil field or field service)

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in the oil field or field service

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

  • Strong Well Control System operational background and experience

  • Project Management basic skills

  • Engineering degree preferred from an accredited college or university, or commensurate working and professional experience

  • Strong passion for ensuring voice of customer is included in solutions

  • Clear thinking abilities and ability to communicate effectively with customers, Field Service personnel and different functions within GE Organization

  • Ability to lead and influence cross-functionally

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