General Electric Field Service Technician I in Raleigh, North Carolina
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The Field Service Technician I will provide hands-on technical and operational support of GE Reciprocating Compression equipment and supporting utility systems within customer facilities during commissioning, start-up, operations, preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, performance testing, and trouble-shooting situations as required.
In the role of Field Service Technician I you will:
Plan and execute site installation activities for Reciprocating Compression equipment
Act as the subject matter expert (SME) in the investigation and resolution of customer reported technical problems with equipment
Make recommendations to the customer to remediate operational or service difficulties. Provide recommended preventative maintenance procedures as requested by the customer
Through acceptable troubleshooting processes, diagnose and correct engine problems and / or compressor problems
Perform testing of equipment in the field
Conduct daily safety training and supervise the completion of daily safety checks and report safety concerns
Monitor key and critical operating variables and other process data to ensure that the engine and compressor units are operating within design parameters
Attend on-site operations meetings with client personnel to proactively identify issues and lead the efforts to resolve them
Lead on-site day to day activities
Learn, share, and implement best practices with extended Reciprocating Compression Engineering, Sales, and Operations team members
Establish and cultivate working relationships with key customer contacts including operators, engineering and maintenance personnel. Proactively manager long term and short term issues
Manage on-site activities leading safety and environmental reviews. FST I will be a key to successful process hazard reviews
Lead trouble-shooting / problem solving assistance efforts with customers, correcting or repairing the customers’ equipment
Mentor other GE technicians in their development
Be able 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:
Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 10 years of experience in Reciprocating Compression)
Minimum 8 years of experience in Reciprocating CompressionEligibility Requirements:
Work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required
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
Lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
Be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time
Undergo Periodic fitness for duty tests, examinations, and/or certifications will be required for onshore/offshore remote location assignments
Travel domestic and international, as required
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 Desired Characteristics:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
Meets sublevel (FST II, III & IV) requirements
Safety focused, Service-oriented, Business focused, A self-starter
Dependable with ability to multiple-task successfully
Administrative and organizational skills,
Results oriented with a sense of urgency
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and above average interpersonal skills are required
Clear, concise, and accurate service reporting is required
Technical training in the oil and gas industry or associated industry
Advanced Special tooling
Advanced Engine & Compressor Theory
Computer skills – Word & Excel
Advanced leadership skills
PLEASE NOTE: St. Rose LA is the preferred location, however other U.S. locations may be considered Locations: United States; Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee; Saint Rose, otherGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.