Test Lab Mechanic III

Baker Hughes Bossier City, LA
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:

The role of Test Lab Mechanic III at Bossier City, LA is for the position of Derrick Floor Hand (roughneck). This position is needed to help with running completion tools into the test well for engineering tests. Common job duties include working the rig floor making/breaking casing connections and using common rig floor equipment (hydraulic tongs, slips, hoists, wrenches, etc). Safety is the first priority and is critical for conducting testing with the Test Rig. This activity requires a team based crew of test lab mechanics that can work cooperatively on the Test Rig to accomplish the R&D tasks in a safe manner. Mechanical aptitude is required for this position.

Essential Responsibilities:

* Responsible for testing of R&D tools in simulated field conditions. This includes installing, initiating and monitoring the engineering tests.

* Records test results.

* Ensures safe operation, maintenance and calibration of machinery and test fixtures.

* Ensures testing is conducted with proper safety precautions.

* Assembles equipment according to engineering specifications.

* Other duties as assigned.


* Must have a High School Diploma or GED to be considered.

* Requires 1 years of rig experience required

* Welding certification not required for this position.

* Familiar with mechanic and pipe hand tools

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

Desired Characteristics:

* Comprehensive knowledge of rig floor equipment is a plus.

* Flow testing experience is a plus.


Bossier City, LA 71111

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