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General Electric Field Service Technician / Industrial (Entry level) in Houston, Texas

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Job Description

Job Description: OSS Service Specialist

Role Summary/Purpose

You will work as a technician as part of team conducting specialty on site services.

Essential Responsibilities

As a Service Specialist you will:

  • Perform process-oriented work required to clean power plant and industrial equipment.

  • Perform work inside confined spaces, on scaffolding, and/or other areas as needed in industrial settings where Personal protective equipment will be utilized (e.g., power plants, refineries, plants, etc.).

  • Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot all major equipment within the area working with other team members and independently in the performance of normal operations.

  • Provide process diagnosis and aid in establishing process improvements for long term process cost control and quality growth.

  • Some operations require respirators and/or other devices for the safeguard of operator health and incumbents must be willing to undertake these operations and follow all established work practices.

  • Specific equipment and operational details are sensitive and not to be discussed except with accepted applicants.

  • Ability to maintain paper and electronic records and perform related duties.

  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally with limited notice.

  • Ability to travel for work from 20-66% of year as annual workloads fluctuate.

  • Ability to work in hot or cold weather.

  • Ability to work in loud areas with hearing protection.

  • Definition for this occupation is for identity only; it does not detail all operations performed or required.


  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Ability to obtain Passport, & TWIC

  • Ability to use a computer for training and communications

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Ability to be medically cleared to use Facepiece Respirator while employed in this role.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain status as an Employee Processer from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Licensing Center during probationary period.

Desired Characteristics

  • Prior experience/training with safe work practices (e.g. EH&S training)

  • 3+ years of experience working in power plant or industrial environment.

  • 3+ years of experience in operating and maintenance of powered and heavy tools.

  • In lieu of experience, training and/or certification from trade school.

  • Experience with specialized industrial equipment and sites.

  • Experience working around and/or operating forklifts.

  • Experience working in confined spaces.

  • Experience with working at heights and utilizing associated PPE.

  • Experience of working while using respirator protection.

  • Ability to work well in small teams.

  • Ability to work in restricted workspaces.

  • Ability to move and work with moderate to heavy tooling, materials, and equipment

  • Good communication skills.

  • Ability to manually pack and load tooling and material shipments at a warehouse or industrial facility.

US ONLY: The base pay range for this position is $18.50 per hour. The specific pay offered may be influenced by a variety of factors, including the candidate’s experience, education, and skill set.

(This post is expected to close on 10/7/2023)

Healthcare benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage; access to a Health Coach, a 24/7 nurse-based resource; and access to the Employee Assistance Program, providing 24/7 confidential assessment, counseling and referral services. Retirement benefits include the GE Retirement Savings Plan, a tax-advantaged 401(k) savings opportunity with company matching contributions and company retirement contributions, as well as access to Fidelity resources and planning consultants. Other benefits include tuition assistance, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, disability insurance, life insurance, and paid time-off for vacation or illness.

General Electric Company, Ropcor , Inc., their successors, and in some cases their affiliates, each sponsor certain employee benefit plans or programs (i.e., is a “Sponsor”). Each Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, amend, suspend, replace, or modify its benefit plans and programs at any time and for any reason, in its sole discretion. No individual has a vested right to any benefit under a Sponsor’s welfare benefit plan or program. This document does not create a contract of employment with any individual.

Additional Information

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.

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 drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No