General Electric Journeyman Electrician / Automation Technician in Odessa, Texas

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Role Summary:

The Journeyman Electrician / Automation Technician will service and maintain Lufkin Automation equipment under the direct supervision of the Field Services leader.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Journeyman Electrician / Automation Technician, you will:

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose electrical / electronic equipment

  • Perform on-site installation of electrical / electronic equipment, conduit, etc.

  • Use various electronic equipment and tolls including auto cranes, stud guns, etc.

  • Recognize and assess a variety of well optimization issues, either on own or by calling other technical specialists

  • Troubleshooting skills, basic computer skills such as experience with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)

  • Ability to safely deploy to remote geographic assignment locations – onshore and offshore locations with limited access to medical care, which may require 4 hours (or more) travel time to reach secondary level medical care Qualifications/Requirements:

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

  • Minimum 1 year of experience as automation, electronic or field service technician

  • Journeyman ElectricianEligibility Requirements:

  • Work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required.

  • Work in a hands-on environment and able to lift up to 75 pounds.

  • Work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities

  • Be in the shop environment a minimum of 8 hours per day, primarily standing and sitting, as required

  • Be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record

  • 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

  • Undergo Periodic fitness for duty tests, examinations, and/or certifications will be required for onshore/offshore remote location assignments Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to work independently Oilfield experience

  • Experience working with variable speed drives, automation and instrumentation experience

  • Experience working with SAP Locations: United States; Texas; OdessaGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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.