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Turbine Fitter

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:48:50 PM
  • 2847044
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Steam Power Systems
Location(s): South Africa; Witbank

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.

Role Summary:
The Turbine Fitter Trainee will assist the Turbine Specialist to build and monitor the construction of the Steam Turbine.

Essential Responsibilities:
Identification of the LP Turbine Components and their purposes:
  • Rotor
  • Diaphragms
  • Axial and Radial sizes
    Monitoring of the Steam Admission Valves:
  • Emergency stop valves
  • Function of actuators
  • Alignment
  • HP/IP Concentricity
  • IP/LP Coupling alignment
  • Bearings 1,2,3,4 &5
  • LP2 Generator Coupling alignment
    Quality recordings, documentation and ITPL's
  • Safety rules
  • Cardinal rules
    Emergency procedures
  • Usage of PPE


  • Qualified Artisan: Mechanical Fitter, Fitter or Fitter & Turner with merSETA Accreditation
  • Minimum of 2 years site experience in Power Plant Construction

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive in identifying and taking ownership and responsibility
  • Results orientated and dedicated
  • Eager and willing to learn in a highly pressurised environment
  • Can work autonomously
  • Exhibits common sense, is respectful and loyal and willing to go an extra mile
  • Open minded for change and new ideas, personal curiosity
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels in a variety of cultures

    Locations: South Africa; Witbank

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