General Electric CNC Lathe Machinist - 2nd Shift (Completions & Wellbore Intervention) - Houston, TX in HOUSTON, 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:

Baker Hughes, a GE company has an opening for a CNC Lathe Machinist supporting 2 nd shift at our Emmott Road facility in Houston, TX. This machinist will be supporting projects for Completions and Wellbore Intervention.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Sets-up and operates special purpose equipment, conventional and/or numerical control (NC) controls for fabrication of metallic and nonmetallic parts that hold to the high quality machine standards required within the organization.

  • Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces, sequence of operations and setup requirements.

  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls as required.

  • Must be able to select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines.

  • Must demonstrate an intermediate to expert skill level to indicate part, and qualify ID.


  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • 5+ years of CNC Lathe machining experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to read and edit G code programming

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Must have working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD & T).

  • Ability to apply basic concepts of algebra and geometry.

  • Ability to calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, depth and angle of cut, or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision in a team environment, and to be self-motivated.

  • Must be able to work 2 nd shift hours from 2pm to 10pm and over time as project needs.

  • Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Mazak 450, Slant 50, and/or Mazak 4500

  • Oilfield machining experience


Houston, TX 77040

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Locations: United States; Texas; HOUSTON