GE Energy - Louisiana

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Operator position will be responsible for safely applying the appropriate procedures to ensure all wireline and pressure control equipment is functioning correctly at all times, rig up, maintain and rig down equipment for all types of operations. Operates manually or computer-controlled machinery for the purpose of conveying tools down hole via wire. In this role, you will:

Essential Responsibilities

Comply with all safety, health, environmental policies and procedures relevant to the position

Lead on ensuring technical compliance with the EHS requirements of the Company’s stakeholders, customers and regulators

Assist the Engineering crew and/or other operators to ensure that safe, quality, cost effective service is performed

Perform assembly, checking, and loading necessary equipment required for scheduled jobs

Assist the crew and co-workers in assembling, preparing, checking and loading of equipment required for scheduled jobs

Perform maintenance of wireline units; pressure control; and related surface operating equipment

Assist the crew and co-workers in setting up truck, unloading equipment, assembling, preparing tools and rigging-up on location

Under supervision of the lead engineer, guide subsurface tools in and out of well bore

Operate hoist, performs routine measurement checks, calculations and adjustments to ensure accurate depth measurements

Assist the crew and co-workers in rigging down, loading of equipment and driving truck to shop

Clean and checks unit, tools and equipment under direct supervision; performs routine maintenance in preparation for next job

Respond to customer assignments, on call 24/7 while on duty


High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 1 year of related field experience

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

Equipment Troubleshooting

Asset Integrity Management

Knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Regulations

General knowledge of operating equipment used in cased-hole logging

Proficient with a personal computer and common applicable functions / programs

Strong oral and written communication skills

Advanced Language Skills, Advanced Mathematical Skills and Advanced Reasoning Ability

Why join one great company when you can join many? We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team.

GE Oil & Gas is a world leader in advanced technology equipment and services for all segments of the oil and gas industry, from drilling and production, LNG, pipelines and storage to industrial power generation, refining and petrochemicals. GE Oil & Gas also provides pipeline integrity solutions, including inspection and data management, and designs and manufactures wire-line and drilling measurement solutions for the oilfield services segment.

GE Oil & Gas exploits technological innovation from other GE businesses, such as aviation and healthcare, to continuously improve oil and gas industry performance and productivity. GE Oil & Gas employs more than 33,000 people worldwide and operates in more than 130 countries.

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