Baker Hughes Lead Technical Support Specialist - Houston, TX in HOUSTON, Texas

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:

This position is responsible for planning/re-planning wells, in accordance with BHGE policies. Additional responsibilities include generating 3D plots and validating surveys on current wells, under limited supervision. This position is a critical foundation for BHGE contracts.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Under limited supervision, plan or re-plan wells as required.

  • Prepare initial planning for direction and horizontal wells.

  • Prepare anti-collision analysis using ellipses and tool errors model.

  • Input, calculate and validate surveys on a daily basis.

  • Generate a plan view and graphical presentation of the directional profile.

  • Support field personnel when required.

  • Complete end of month activity logs and end of well reports - actual versus proposed.

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


  • Minimum of an Associate's Degree required

  • Must have 1 years of related experience in well planning.

  • Experience with well planning software (Compass, WellArchitect, etc).

  • Proficient knowledge of product line and proper application of tools.

  • Proficient in use of computer based programs related to application of products.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.

  • Thorough understanding of torque and drag, downhole hydraulics and rig operations.

  • Proficient use of computer based programs related to application of products.

  • Knowledge of directional and horizontal drilling, wellbore positioning basics.

  • Experience with BHA modeling and design.

  • Strong mathematical, problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Good communication skills – both verbal and written.


Houston, TX

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Job: Services

Title: Lead Technical Support Specialist - Houston, TX

Location: Texas-HOUSTON

Requisition ID: 1807780