Mechanical Technician (Drilling Services) - Broussard, LA

Baker Hughes | Broussard, LA

Posted Date 4/03/2024

Would you like to work for a forward-thinking technology company?

Do you enjoy technical challenges?

Join our growing team.

We are the leader in well construction and production. Our innovative physical and digital solutions improve efficiency, production and maximize reservoir value.

Partner with the best

As a Mechanical Technician you will work in a thriving workshop environment overseeing the delivery of solutions to our global customer base. You will take responsibility for mechanical maintenance ensuring quality and completion. You will contribute to the success of a large team that plays an integral in our business.

As a Mechanical Technician for Drilling Services, you will be responsible for:

  • Troubleshoot, test, assemble, disassemble, and perform a visual inspection of electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Assist in reworking, repairing, and modifying non-conforming equipment.
  • Perform complex and difficult tests with minimal instruction and documentation.
  • Ability to identify and communicate technical problems by using logical troubleshooting techniques.
  • Provide coaching to other technicians in areas of proven competence.
  • Compliance with HS&E policies and procedures 

Fuel your passion.

To be successful in this role you will:


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1+ year of mechanical experience or experience in a related field
  • Experience using workshop tools and equipment (examples: lifting equipment, measuring equipment, multi-meters, meg-ohm meters, hi-pot testers, and other basic instruments.
  • Experience assembling and disassembling mechanical items in workshop.
  • Ability to obtain a passport within 90 days and have the flexibility to travel international and domestic 5% of the time.
  • Ability to work on-call and weekends.

Preferred Characteristics:

  • Oilfield experience.
  • Some Electrical experience
  • Computer experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) Preferred
  • SAP experience

Work in a way that works for you.

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer flexible working patterns.

Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

Working for you

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we must push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:

Join us, and you can expect:

  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities
  • Comprehensive private medical care options
  • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs
  • Tailored financial programs.
  • Education Assistance
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Mental Health resources, Virtual Therapy Programs
  • Dependent and Partners Care
  • Pet Insurance
  • Additional elected or voluntary benefits
About Us:

We are an energy technology company that provides solutions to energy and industrial customers worldwide. Built on a century of experience and conducting business in over 120 countries, our innovative technologies and services are taking energy forward – making it safer, cleaner and more efficient for people and the planet.

Join Us:

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let’s come together and take energy forward.

Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Maintenance & Inspection | Trades & Technicians

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