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Blader / Turbine Mechanic - Rotating 1st and 2nd Shift

Company: General Electric Company
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Summary
The Blader / Turbine Mechanic will be 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.
Job Description
Essential Responsibilities :
As the Blader / Turbine Mechanic, you will:

  • Perform the removal and installation of a variety of blades on all rotating equipment following established procedures and blue prints;

  • Fit, install and / or modify to close tolerance blades, steam seals, locking keys, assemblies, and turning gears;

  • Prepare blades for installation, including sandblasting, cleaning, etc.;

  • Perform such duties as shrouding and peening, seal removal and installation, satellite installation, and drilling and fabrication of locks to complete blade assembly

  • Set-up completed turbines for rotational testing;

  • Design and fabricate parts, as required

    Qualifications/Requirements :

    • High School Diploma or equivalent

    • Minimum of 3 years of experience applying mechanical principles in the repair, maintenance and installation of various types of mechanical equipment

    • Must have professional experience reading blueprints and drawings

    • Must have experience using calipers and micrometers

      Eligibility Requirements

      • This is a 3-week rotating shift between 1st and 2nd shift (7am-3:30pm / 5pm-1:30am EST).

      • Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts, weekends and overtime

      • Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment

      • Must be legally authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship now or in the future.

      • No sponsorship / no relocation assistance provided

        Desired Characteristics :

        • Minimum of 2 year of technical / 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

          Additional Information
          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.
          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 drug screen (as applicable).
          Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Keywords: General Electric Company, Richmond , Blader / Turbine Mechanic - Rotating 1st and 2nd Shift, Engineering , Richmond, Virginia

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