General Electric Reliability Engineer Mechanical (Drilling Services) Oklahoma City, OK in OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma

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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:

Baker Hughes Incorporated has a job opening for a Mechanical Reliability Engineer in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. Our leading technologies and our ability to apply them safely and effectively create value for our customers and our shareholders.

The Drilling Services group is looking for a Mechanical Reliability Engineer to join our team, responsible for rolling out a set of new drilling services. This will be a unique opportunity to join a cross discipline team working with state of the art technologies in the energy development industry.


  • Evaluate system and component performance in their application. Monitor for reliability and durability trends.

  • Perform failure investigation and root cause analysis for downhole drilling and evaluation tools. Write reports to summarize results and communicate lessons learned.

  • Optimize design concepts to meet performance/reliability requirements and cost targets utilizing advanced simulation tools for functional as well as survivability evaluation, with focus on design for operation and design for maintenance. Collaborate closely with Product Development, Sustaining, Central Reliability, Regional Reliability, Operations, Supply Chain, and AMO teams.

  • Contribute to development of test plans and collaborate on execution of tests at a system level or component level. Complete documentation and change management processes for product enhancements.

  • Ensure successful introduction of modifications to the fleet.

  • Collect financial data and analyze AMO costs.

  • Analyze AMO workflows and collaborate with AMO team to implement cost reduction strategies and reduce idle equipment waiting on maintenance.

  • Support Firmware and Electrical Reliability Engineers.


  • Above-average university degree (FH, University, TU).

  • Technical experience with the Transformer Platform

  • Advanced technical skills including experience in the utilization of Finite Element Analysis tools in a design & build environment.

  • Experience with SolidWorks CAD System, both 3-D modelling and 2D drafting.

  • Demonstrated advanced problem solving skills with respect to Applied Mechanics, Engineering Design, Technology Development, and Process Improvement.

  • Self-contained, self-motivated and structured to work within a worldwide functioning interdisciplinary team.

  • Understanding of manufacturing processes.

  • Demonstrated strong ability to develop within a technical mentoring environment as well as to work independently.

  • Good written and verbal English skills.


  • Practical experience in the above-mentioned area of expertise gathered during internships, thesis and/or professional experience.

  • Experience in development of Drilling Systems Services.


Oklahoma City, OK

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Locations: United States; Oklahoma; OKLAHOMA CITY

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