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Turbine Mechanic

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 4:36:30 PM
  • 2910654
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Power Services
Location(s): United States; Virginia; Richmond


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.



GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE 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.

Role Summary:
The Turbine Mechanic is responsible for all duties associated with the inspection, repair, replacement, installation, adjustment, removal and maintenance of blades for a variety of rotating equipment in the service repairs workshop.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Turbine Mechanic you will:

  • Performs the removal and installation of a variety of blades on all rotating equipment following established procedures and blue prints
  • Fits, installs and/or modifies to close tolerance blades, steam seals, locking keys, assemblies, and turning gears
  • Prepares blades for installation including sandblasting, cleaning, etc
  • Performs such duties as shrouding and peening, seal removal and installation, satellite installation, and drilling and fabrication of locks to complete blade assembly
  • Sets up completed turbines for rotational testing
  • Design and fabricate parts as required



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Minimum of 3 years experience applying mechanical principles in the repair, maintenance and installation of various types of mechanical equipment

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts, weekends and overtime
  • Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment
  • Ability and willingness to travel to customer sites on short notice, both domestically and internationally, as required
  • Ability and willingness to gain nuclear access to work in a nuclear fueled facility

Please Note: GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.




Desired Characteristics:
  • Two-year technical or Trade School Degree from an accredited college, university or trade school
  • Accomplished skills in a trade with experience on Power Generating Equipment
  • Experience using precision measurement tools
  • Basic computer skills

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Locations: United States; Virginia; Richmond

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE 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.

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