General Electric Directional Driller - Midland, TX in Ft Worth, Texas

Role Summary:

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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes, a GE company has an opening for Directional Driller in Midland, TX.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Under minimal supervision, provide direct instruction and supervision to junior Field Engineers on day-to-day wellsite work and activities.

  • Provide advice and direction to external customer and third-party wellsite colleagues as appropriate.

  • Provide resolution to a diverse scope and range of complex problems at the wellsite where analysis of data requires having a broad knowledge of the product line tool(s) and service(s).

  • Act as a project leader and mentor junior Field Engineers.

  • Maintain frequent intra-organizational and external customer contacts with a high degree of professionalism.

  • Execute other related duties as assigned.

  • Conduct all business activities in accordance with BHGE HSE policies, Legal Compliance requirements and Core Values.


  • High School Diploma is a must.

  • 3+ years of rig drilling experience or 2+ years of Directional Drilling (DD) experience.

  • Intermediate computer skills for tracking and documentation.

  • Knowledge of basic algebraic applications.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the skill profile required for the delivery of Directional Systems services at the well site.

  • Ability to work in challenging Directional Systems environments and to provide complex solutions to the customer.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills, and excellent customer awareness.

  • Ability to relate to wellsite personnel at all levels, be a strong team member, and demonstrate leadership capability.

  • Must be able to be on call 24/7 in all weather conditions and work without neither guaranteed days off nor a structured schedule.

  • Projected 75% travel and able to live at wellsites for extended periods of time

Desired Characteristics:

  • Two year Technical Degree.

  • 2+ years of Directional Drilling (DD) experience.

  • Experience functioning as a Lead Hand or Supervisor.


Midland, TX

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Locations: United States; Texas; HOUSTON

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