General Electric In-Line Inspection Technician (PPL) - Houston, TX in Ft Worth, Texas

Role Summary:

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary:

The In-Line Inspection Technician will be responsible for job specific logistics, pre-job site visits and pre-job meetings that are associated with field logistics required to perform a successful pipeline inspection. In addition the qualified individual will be responsible for the items listed below in the key responsibilities.

The successful candidate will be one that has proven that they are highly motivated in personal and corporate development and opportunity will be given for advancement.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform job specific logistics, pre-job site visits, and pre-job meetings.

  • Reviewing of client's launch/ receive plan and client safety requirements;

  • Performing safety assessment on-site

  • Performing pig tests

  • Verify tool configuration matches job requirements

  • Perform electronic setup checks on ILI tools and ancillary equipment

  • Repairs sensors and operates tool control program

  • Manipulates tool calibration set-up

  • Recovers lost data

  • Tailgates safety meeting, marker placement/operation training, ILI tool startup and synchronization

  • Assists client with loading/unloading tool in launcher/receiver

  • Assists client with launcher/ receiver operation

  • Verifies proper utilization of marker boxes

  • Assists client with locating stuck pigs, abnormal pig operations

  • Downloads data and reviews data to determine if run is acceptable

  • Performs field communication with client

  • May perform duties of Level III Technician under close supervision

  • 50 to 75 % travel

  • Working in all-weather elements

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1+ years of experience with operating smart pigs

  • Formal training in either mechanics or electronics

Desired Characteristics:

  • Adept mechanical ability in basic mechanics

  • Understanding of basic electronics principle

  • Software skills with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat

  • Motivated individual

  • Pipeline awareness and past pigging activities will also be an asset

Location:

Houston, TX

Baker Hughes, a GE company 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. Learn more at https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/posterscreenreader_optimized.pdf

Locations: United States; Texas; HOUSTON

GE 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.