Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Rotating Equipment, Field Service Tech
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Jandakot, Western Australia, Australia
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A Senior Field Service Engineer is an experienced expert in the installation, maintenance and repair of rotating equipment within the field.

Senior Field Service Engineers hold a deeper, more comprehensive product knowledge and a higher level of level of experience that Field Service Engineers and Lead Field Service Engineers.

To be classified as a Senior Field Service Engineer, a Field Service Engineer requires at least five years of field experience. An advanced level of ability and knowledge must be demonstrated. Qualification to the 'Lead' or 'Senior' FSE Level within the BHGE Field Services Certification System is required.

Senior Field Service Engineers are assigned to long-term positions on specific customer sites, providing specialist equipment support for GE rotating equipment installations within a customer's plant.

Senior Field Service Engineers also demonstrate a level of supervision and management of Field Service Engineer teams. This is based on both their technical competency and their leadership and management skills.

Field Service Engineers generally specialise within two major disciplines:


Mechanical FSEs also specialise on one of several mechanical equipment types within the GE range of products. The range of equipment includes Heavy Duty Gas Turbines, Aero-Derivative Gas Turbines, Reciprocating Compressors and Centrifugal Compressors.

  • Support customer operations by ensuring that operation and maintenance of GE rotating equipment is within GE prescribed parameters.
  • Conduct fault diagnosis and performance evaluation of GE equipment in line with customer requirements.
  • Prepare maintenance plans for GE equipment.
  • Train customer personnel in the safe and efficient operation of GE equipment.
  • Maintain stock level holdings of GE spare parts.
  • Maintain specialist GE tooling on site.
  • Liaise with GE engineering support on any technical issues that may arise during operation and maintenance of GE equipment.
  • Support outage and maintenance teams in the preparation and execution of plant outages.


Engineering Degree/High School Technical Diploma or equivalent business experience.


From 5 to 7 years of related working experience in Oil & Gas industry within maintenance or installation field activities.

Technical Knowledge:

Superior understanding of the design and operating philosophy of gas turbines, centrifugal compressors, reciprocating compressors and/or their control and electrical systems.

Superior knowledge of GE product-specific rotating equipment maintenance and operation.

Ability to understand technical drawings.


Knowledge of GE information and management systems such as e-Tools and Oracle.

Leadership and management skills.

Sound decision-making abilities.


Strong analytic and problem solving skills together with good interpersonal & organizational skills.


Jandakot, Australia

Salary Range: AUD $ 100,000 - 140,000

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