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[Turbine Mechanic] Blader / Bucket Technician

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Responsible for all duties associated with the inspection, repair, replacement, installation, adjustment, removal, and maintenance of blades for a variety of rotating equipment.

Role and Responsibilities:
Prepare blades for installation, including sandblasting, cleaning, etc.
Remove and install turbine blades
Record critical dimensions on turbine rotors and valve components
Perform incoming visual inspection on steam path components and assist Project Manager with recommendations
Work with Project Manager to provide blade/bucket assessment
Assist in other areas such as machining, mechanical or welding


Minimum Requirements:
Machining, mechanical or welding expertise preferred
Experience removing, fitting, and installing new blades/buckets on steam and gas turbines (mainly steam turbine rotors)
Proficient knowledge on different OEM style blades (Alstom, GE, Westinghouse, Elliott, etc.)
Experience with peening tenons (cold and hot peening)
Ability to perform precision drilling to remove small lock pins
Proven use and understanding of precision measuring equipment to record bucket/blades dimensions, pitches, diameters, etc.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and complete inspection forms
Willing to travel domestically and internationally
Strong mechanical aptitude


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