Field Services Engineer in Rivers, Nigeria

at GE

Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

After successfully going through GE Oil&Gas best in class technical classroom and on the job training program, the Field Services Engineer will be in charge of site activities management including planning, assigning manpower resources and tools,providing technical assistance to complete the work scope according to contractual requirements.


- Prepare field services jobs and interventions with the project managers

- Supervise the installation, calibration and set up of instruments

- Supervise cable laying, meggering and connection

- Lead and execute loop check and commissioning phase performing the functional tests

- Lead and execute unit start-up and performance tests ensuring proper and safe operation of the machine by evaluating the running parameters and troubleshoot control system problem as they arise

- Prepare accurate professional reports acting as single point of contact between Customers and GE Oil & Gas Headquarter concerning technical issues and interfacing with all relevant functions

- Use company e-tools to retrieve technical documents and management of packing list, bill of material and drawings

- Ensure all in-field activities are carried out safely complying with company Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) guidelines and procedures

- Ensure reliability of Customers assets and to support in a proactive manner all GE O&G customers


- Degree-qualified or HND in any of the following: Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical Engineering and Industrial physics

- 3 - 5+ years related work experience in Oil & Gas industry field activities

- Strong knowledge in rotating equipment control philosophy (Gas Turbine, Steam Turbine, Centrifugal Compressor, Reciprocate Compressor) and their auxiliaries

- Strong knowledge in unit control panel (UCP), motor control center (MCC), direct current panel (DCP) and fire fighting system,installation and commissioning

- Strong knowledge in field devices, instruments and actuators (servo-valves, thermo elements, transmitters etc…)

- Ability to handle special tools like pressure pump, multi-meter, frequency generator, oscilloscope and field generator(MicroCal)

- Ability to understand and implement technical drawings (wiring diagram, P&ID, General Arrangement, etc…)

- Good knowledge of English language

- Availability to frequent travels worldwide up to 70%-80% of the time (on and off-shore)

- Strong analytical and problem solving skills

- Good interpersonal & organizational skills

- Computer proficiency

- Good knowledge of either MKIV, MKV or MKVI Control Panel

- Good knowledge of Alen Bradley PLC5 & panel view, Siemens STEP5 & Contrologix, GE Fanuc 9030 & Simplicity

- Anti-surge system knowledge

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