General Electric Oilfield Assembly and Shop Maintenance Technician-Houma, LA in HOUMA, Louisiana

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 an Assembly and Maintenance Technician to be based in Houma, LA.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Break down and redress a variety of oilfield tools and reassemble them in preparation for their next assignment

  • Maintain, test and assemble product / tools / sub-assemblies for operations

  • Perform light to moderate repairs on facility machinery and equipment

  • Perform preventive maintenance on machinery and equipment

  • Coordinate and supervise service contractors

  • Operate machinery such as forklifts, overhead cranes, torque machines, etc…

  • Work to pre-defined procedures in line with established work practices

  • Work is performed using common hand tools and some torque machines

  • Work within BHGE Health and Safety rules and guidelines


  • High School Diploma/GED required.

  • Minimum four years of maintenance related experience in a mechanical function or other relevant industrial experience (airline, military, oilfield, automotive) required.

  • Strong housekeeping ability in order to maintain cleanliness of shop.

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations required.

  • Good mechanical aptitude and basic computer skills required

  • Basic skills in the use of measurement and gauging equipment and processes required.

  • Will be required to remain on call for after hours or weekend work

  • Ability to work efficiently in teams required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in a courteous manner required

  • Strong focus towards safety.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Any experience in oil field equipment repair highly preferred

  • Knowledge of liner hanger systems

  • Working knowledge of Forklift, Crane, and Torque Machine Operations. Certification in all preferred.

Location: Houma, LA

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Locations: United States; Louisiana; HOUMA

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.