Technical Support Engineer, Completions at Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. By being the service company that best anticipates, understands and exceeds our customers’ expectations, Baker Hughes Advances Reservoir Performance. The company’s 60,000-plus employees work in more than 80 countries in geomarket teams that help customers find, evaluate, drill, produce, transport and process hydrocarbon resources.

Job description


Lagos, Nigeria




  • Provides support for the product line(s), technical selling, key field product applications, well prognosis, and/or completion product performance
  • Assists with prototype tool applications and new product market introductions
  • Offer technical support to customers as may be assigned
  • Offer technical support to operations personnel
  • Prepare and analyze end-of well reports and assist with the implementation of lessons learned
  • Investigates unusual or unsatisfactory product performance to determine root cause and preventative action.
  • Handles special projects, as assigned
  • Able to support the investigation of trouble jobs
  • Recommends changes in procedures
  • Operates with some latitude in making autonomous decisions
  • Reviews progress with team/project leader
  • May lead a team of engineer on challenging or dedicated project
  • Develops and executes phases of larger project or a total project of moderate complexity and follow up with a project plan
  • Able to support client based projects through technical support , sales and analysis
  • Assist and mentor subordinates in engineering and technical support roles
  • Offer Completion systems product performance support
  • Identifies new product opportunities
  • Develop strategies and apply to the execution of projects related to client’s contract or BH operations
  • Interfaces with product line management and local management to support direction and strategies to best capture market opportunities


  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Oilfield relevant discipline.
  • 8 years experience in Completion Systems.
  • Completion of supervisory/leadership training preferred
  • High level knowledge about technology and proper application of tools within three or more product lines in Completion Systems
  • Thorough understanding of Completion systems, Cased and Open hole and Intelligent Completion Systems
  • Proficient knowledge of product line and proper application of tools
  • Thorough understanding of down hole hydraulics and rig operations
  • Proficient use of computer based programs related to application of products
  • Ability to supervise and lead a team of engineering support employees


  • Complete knowledge of forces affecting downhole completion tools and equipments
  • Working knowledge assembling and installing downhole completion equipments
  • Thorough understanding of customer requirements in the oilfield environment
  • Thorough knowledge of completions design and applications
  • Proficient in the use of PC’s
  • Ability to use skills, knowledge and techniques in problem recognition and solution development
  • Establishes strategies for achieving individual or work unit goals
  • Good analytical skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

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