2015 Graduate Field Specialist in Lagos, Nigeria

at Baker Hughes

Oil & Gas / Mining
Oil & Gas / Mining / Energy
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Field Specialists form the operational backbone of Baker Hughes, performing skilled technical services, usually at the wellsite. Field Specialists carry out a demanding, hands-on role, often working in harsh and challenging environments, making use of all the latest technologies to deliver solutions to our clients. Field specialists lead the delivery of services and products to our clients. Field specialists work in close collaboration with our clients in offshore and onshore locations to ensure flawless and safe execution of the various services that are offered under Baker Hughes. Field Specialists will participate in the structured Field Specialist Development Program (FSDP) to quickly become competent with our technologies and processes taking them from a basic level to an advanced level in their assigned product line.  

There is no doubt that the job of a Field Specialist is demanding, both mentally and physically. When at the rig site you will be required to work 12 hours shifts (day or night). You might also be required to work extra hours depending on the operational demand. Depending on your product line you may be assembling, moving and operating heavy equipment, in all weather conditions during day and night hours. 


Key responsibilities / accountabilities

You will be assigned to a specific Baker Hughes product line whose activities may include:artificial lift,completion systems,drill bits,drilling fluids,drilling services,formation evaluation,integrated operations,intelligent production systems,pressure pumping, reservoir navigation services, sand control systems,specialty chemicals,surface logging services,wellbore intervention, wireline services. 

Depending upon your product line assignment, you will be involved in technical activities which could include:       

Assembling and deploying downhole equipment at a base location prior to being dispatched to the wellsite. Downhole equipment may be a combination of electrically, mechanically, or hydraulically activated and operated specialized equipment Calibrating, maintaining and troubleshooting downhole equipment in the base or at the wellsite         

Setting up, operating and removing downhole equipment at the well site.      

Generating technical reports and data for the client         

Performing warehousing and logistical activities  


 Essential qualifications / requirements 

You must have the legal right to work in the country in which you apply.

Field Specialists must have completed a two-to-three-year qualification in a technical or engineering- related subject in the past 36 months.

Oilfield Experience is not a must.

 In addition you have relevant work experience (paid or unpaid), or you are able to demonstrate practical/technical capability through internships, summer jobs or hobbies. 

The business language of Baker Hughes is English, so as you progress through your career, there is an expectation that a good command of the English language may be required for you to fulfil your role effectively. English competency requirements will vary based on location and business needs.

Preferred qualifications / requirements

We are looking for people who are motivated and persistent, as well as resilient and adaptable.

Creative problem-solving and strong communication and interpersonal skills is also preferred. 

A valid driver's license may be required in some locations.

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