Assembler Steam And Gas Turbine Job Description Sample
Technical Field Advisor - Steam Turbine
FieldCore, a GE company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. FieldCore will bring together the field services expertise and people from both Granite Services and GE's Power Services into one powerhouse. Driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, FieldCore will be built to deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas, nuclear, and wind power markets. For more information, check out www.fieldcore.com
The Steam Turbine Technical Field Advisor (TFA) travels to customer sites and support our customers with their installation, maintenance, and warranty work with industrial power generation rotating equipment, primarily Steam Turbines and some Gas Turbines. In order to provide direction to others, this position requires technical competence in reading and interpreting electrical/mechanical flow and instrument diagrams, dial and laser alignment and thermal growth equipment. The Steam Turbine TFA implements and executing the work under safety and environmental policies, behaving as an example for others and provide full and active commitment in the deployment of the EHS Policies and any additional project-specific written statement or procedure
Perform on-site installation of systems and equipment and ongoing preventive maintenance, repair and calibration after installation
Respond to requests for emergency repairs and services to troublesome equipment
Provide technical instruction and assistance to customer representatives regarding installation, operation, calibration, repair and maintenance at customer's sites
Perform administrative functions such as: writing technical reports, ordering materials, securing quotations, preparing job status reports, reports to customers, time sheet and expense sheets on a complete timely, and thorough basis
Coach, mentor and train other Field Engineers and team members as required, to impart and perpetuate field engineering and/or product knowledge.
Signs off on all changes implemented.
Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to quality.
Maintain strong safety mindset to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements within GE safety standards
Knowledge to troubleshoot and provide routine maintenance checkout for wide range of equipment vintage
Prepare timely and accurate technical reports for customer records and a reference for future outages
Ensure all parts needed for the job are shipped to the site
Perform walk-downs during installation to ensure that the customer's contractors are working properly.
Perform aftermarket upgrades that need to be performed at the site level.
Perform other duties as assigned
Experienced level. Has the knowledge and skill to oversee outage management within a compentency and may possesses expertise in a secondary competency. Demonstrates mentor and team lead skills.
Experience and training on Alstom, Siemans or other OEM equipment is preferred
Extensive Field Engineering Services experience is required
Pipe fitting and tubing experience.
Previous experience working on GE LM equipment.
Fluent in English language.
Strong Good organizational skills
Prior project management experience
Strong Good project management skills
Strong Good oral and written communication skills
Strong Good interpersonal and leadership skills
Strong Good business acumen and ability to sell GE products to the customer
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Lead Steam Turbine Controls Engineer
Knowledge and experience with electrical and mechanical control systems for steam turbines
Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously in a matrix management environment
Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving ability and adept at communicating with several levels of the organization
Strong influence, facilitation, and interpersonal skills
Strong process discipline with sound analytical and statistical skills
Strong customer service mind-set
Green Belt certified (GE employees only)
Proficient in the use of PC software applications
Strong customer service mind-set
Good oral and written communication skills
Motivated, self-starter, results oriented
Proven team player with solid cooperation and flexibility traits
The Lead Steam Turbine Controls Engineer will develop experience based customer relationships, leading engineered solutions and upgrade projects that provide customer value and ROI that exceed that of our competition. In this role, you will also work to develop process improvements and provide guidance to customers to solve complex engineering controls needs throughout the world.
You will provide feedback to product developers and designers to improve the product quality and effectiveness. You will lead development of custom solutions that supply the world with energy. This is a great opportunity at a company that values and is recognized for technical expertise.
In the role of Lead Steam Turbine Controls Engineer, you will:
Provide engineering support for retrofit control systems for steam turbines, under the overall management responsibility of the project manager. Accountable for project deliverables, customer CTQ compliance, and on-time schedule performance
Apply electrical and mechanical engineering principles to analyses, propose, design, test, and troubleshoot steam turbine control systems
Review contract documentation and customer specifications for technical impact
Design systems for interface to existing turbine control equipment, and evaluate all system components, requirements, and interactions
Be responsible to coordinate and lead technical design reviews of projects and to update and archive all required documentation
Apply knowledge of industry practices and international standards to produce high-quality and cost-effective designs
Support customer meetings, factory acceptance testing, and installation and commissioning of control systems
Frequently interact with customers and suppliers
Support streamlining of engineering processes and business growth
Demonstrated expertise in technical problem resolution, especially in regard to power plant operation
Travel within the U.S. as well as internationally
Bachelor's Degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) from an accredited college or university
Minimum 5 years of experience in an Engineering field
Travel domestically and internationally up to 25%, as required
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world's first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.
BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.
With operations in over 120 countries, the company's global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.
Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.
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.
Pipeline Engineer - Gas & Steam
Clark Dietz, Inc. has an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional engineer to join our growing Power & Energy practice based out of our Milwaukee, WI office. This position will have responsibility for project development, design and management of pipeline projects for utility clients.
Provides oversight for projects within the Power & Energy group including pipeline systems and related facilities (new construction and relocation/replacement).
Develops proposals, fee estimates, project scope, schedules, bid documents and technical reports as needed.
Provides technical leadership to other engineers assigned to Power & Energy projects and functions as an interface between engineering teams, management and clients.
Performs or supervises design specifications, procedures and calculations/studies for pipeline projects (stress, load, pressure, sizing, buoyancy control, etc.)
Performs QA/QC for all engineering documents and CAD drawings including: plan & profile, permitting, hydrostatic test, directional drilling, grading plans and site specific drawings.
Provides project coordination, troubleshooting and field investigations in support of design, right of way, environmental, geotechnical and utility issues.
Serves as a technical leader within the firm.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
B.S. degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program and PE license are required.
8+ years of experience with the design and management of pipeline projects.
Demonstrated ability to manage projects and technical staff, meet deadlines and deliver quality solutions.
Familiar with industry practices, permitting requirements, codes and regulations related to pipeline design and construction.
Strong verbal and written communication skills and experience working directly with clients to understand needs and develop solutions.
Experience with pipeline modeling software, AutoCAD and GIS is a plus. Proficiency with MS Office applications is required.
Valid driver's license and ability to travel to project sites as needed.
We offer an excellent compensation package including multiple insurance plans, 401k, ESOP, annual bonus and ownership opportunity. Visit us at
Steam Technician (Columbus, OH, US, 43228)
A mutually rewarding experience.
Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there’s more to being in business than just making a profit. That’s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet. What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.
Because it’s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can grab everything that’s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a little better off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.
Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, operates six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.
Mars brands include: Petcare – PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, BANFIELD® Pet Hospital, CESAR®, SHEBA®, DREAMIES® and NUTRO®; Chocolate – M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE®, GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Wrigley – DOUBLEMINT®, EXTRA®, ORBIT® and 5™ chewing gums, SKITTLES® and STARBURST® candies, and ALTOIDS® AND LIFESAVERS® mints. Food – UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®, MASTERFOODS®, SEEDS OF CHANGE® and ROYCO®; Drinks – ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS™, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY™, KLIX® and FLAVIA®; Symbioscience – COCOAVIA® and WISDOM PANEL®.
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Title: Stationary Steam Engineering Technician
Number of Openings: 1
Current Zone: Technician
Purpose of Role:
The Stationary Steam Engineering Technician is responsible for the efficient, safe, and reliable operation and condition of the utilities systems and equipment. The Stationary Steam Engineering technician must be multi-crafted (mechanical/electrical). Their work includes preventive and predictive maintenance, planned work orders, scheduling and resource management, continuous improvement, project activities and training. They must systematically repair, adjust and maintain boilers, compressors, pumps and related equipment as assigned using established maintenance reliability practices, consistent observation, repair, and follow-up of operational effectiveness.
Maintain, troubleshoot, test, modify, and program automated, electromechanical equipment to include:
Ammonia Refrigeration production and distribution systems
Steam plant system using natural gas
Compressed air system
Incoming electrical distribution system
Water softening system
Incoming natural gas and city water
Plumbing, pipefitting, and repair in all utilities systems
Utilities associated pumps and valves
Water testing and chemical treatment of steam lines, boilers and condenser
Preparation , including teardown and repair for annual boiler inspections
Apply engineering principals with mechanical and electrical knowledge to eliminate operational problems and improve efficiency and reliability
Develop, track, and communicate maintenance specifics metrics to identify reduce and eliminate recurring issues on equipment and improve system reliability
Apply predictive maintenance technologies and condition based monitoring to equipment (oil analysis, vibration analysis, motor circuit analysis)
Perform Root Cause Failure Analysis on major unplanned breakdowns and recurring problems
Develop and implement Preventive Maintenance Procedures for each equipment item
Maintain equipment and assembly drawings and schematics, document maintenance activities, and maintain historic records
Design, implementation and completion of reliability and cost reduction projects on equipment
Provide design input and maintenance support to engineering on major project concept, implementation, commission, validation and start-up
Schedule and manage activities of contractors for modifications, additions, heavy construction and highly specialized labor performed on assigned equipment or systems
Be the systems expert and a resource of knowledge in operation, controls, set-up, complex maintenance procedures and calibration of instruments to ISO standards
Procure and maintain replacement parts inventory for the assigned equipment
Rebuild and restock spare parts assemblies for equipment or systems
Manage personal work schedule and planned work orders to maintain system reliability and optimize run time
Operate and monitor ADT fire system, working with ADT personnel
Mission Critical Competencies:
Install, maintain and repair electrical systems including single and 3-phase controls and distribution systems 600 Volts AC and less
Install, maintain, and troubleshoot AC and DC variable speed controls in the utilities systems
Install, maintain, and troubleshoot electronic field devices, instruments relating to pressure, temperature, flow, and operation of associated electronic equipment
Programmable Logic Controller troubleshooting, repair, software programming, modification, and adjustments
Maintain, troubleshoot, and modify mechanical systems, hydraulic and pneumatic controlled and powered systems and components.
Management of area assets, equipment maintenance schedules, improvement projects, downtime personnel and resources, and equipment historical data
Key Functional Skills/Knowledge:
Electrical/Electronics-install and repair (some explosion proof environments)
Single and 3-phase powered equipment (troubleshoot, test, and repair)
AC and DC control systems (troubleshoot, test, and repair)
AC variable speed and servo drives (troubleshoot, replace, program)
Precision instrumentation installation, repair and calibration (flow meters, pressure transducers, temperature controls, digital/analog devices)
Programmable Logic Controller installation, troubleshooting, repair and adjustment
Operate electronic test equipment (multi-meter, meg-ohm meter, amp probe, Hart Communicator)
Hydraulic and pneumatic control and powered systems
Steel fabrication and repair
Welding (MIG, TIG and stick)
Thermal processing instruments and controls
Proper use of hand and power tools
HS Diploma or equivalent
Associates degree or equivalent in mechanical or electro-mechanical engineering
Technical training from an accredited school and / or military experience in related fields
Electrical safe work practices
Confined space entry
Working at heights
Decision Making Authority and Impact:
Plan and manage own work schedule
Initiate and manage contractor activities
Form and manage maintenance teams for down time and shut down activities
Determine maintenance schedules for machinery
Determine stock levels and suppliers for replacement parts
Determine preventive maintenance schedules and intervals
Determine modification needs pertaining to reliability and intervals
Determine modification needs pertaining to reliability improvements and cost reduction
5+ years experience maintaining electrical control and mechanical systems in high-pressure steam plant
Demonstrated experience working with ammonia refrigeration
Demonstrated experience troubleshooting, testing, and repairing air compressors
480 Volt, Three Phase power distribution and motor controls
Machining – Working knowledge in the operation of shop equipment including – End Mill, Lathe, Drill press, etc.
Must posses Ohio State High Pressure Boiler Operator's License and be able to attain Ohio State Stationary Steam engineer License (Third Class or higher) within one year
Most recent Performance appraisal with a minimum of a "Meets Expectations" and not more than 1 year old
No active caution notices
Acceptable attendance (less than 7 incidents and no discipline above an Initial Warning)
Physical requirements: Ability to perform all needed physical activities without restrictions (Maximum of 50 pounds lifting)
Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.
Steam Mechanic Blader
Specialized Steam Product Mechanic, capable to execute OEM and non-name plate re-balding, cold and hot tenant pinning, along with typical Disassembly, Inspection and Reassembly of multistage steam turbines product line.
Position Qualifications (Required and Preferred)
High school diploma or equivalent
Centrifugal Compressor and Gas Turbine Mechanic Experience
10 years of related experience
Experience with multiple brand steam rotors
Technical Drawings interpretation
Position Responsibilities and Duties
Execute steam turbine blade and shroud band inspection
Deblade, reblade, manufacture shroud band, machine peen, hand peen, install seals and erosion shields
Disassemble and Re assembly of multistage steam turbines
Disassembly and reassembly steam turbine valve racks
Running mills, Surface Grinders and lathes for re-blading operations
Training/developing new bladers
Documentation of inspection and assembly processes
Dresser-Rand is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Dresser-Rand is an equal opportunity employer.
Internship - Engineering Aircraft Turbine Systems, Loveland
The purpose of an internship at Woodward is to provide students with the opportunity to gain exposure and "real life" business acumen within the Aerospace and Energy Industry. Our internships also provide students with the opportunity to learn and gain practical experience and to work in areas related to their academic and/or career interests. Gain hands-on experience while working on challenging projects, network with professionals and learn from some of the brightest minds in business.
The experience also gives the intern opportunity for potential full-time employment with the company.
Complete tasks on computer using MS Office programs such as Word, Excel and Power Point.
Interact effectively with team members on a daily basis. Share opinions and ask questions relevant to the work and/or his or her study program.
Work independently on assigned tasks with some supervisory oversight.
Recognize problems which are beyond intern's capabilities and learn from the experts in the area.
Work assigned tasks to meet schedule and may coordinate details with other departments.
Maintain good attendance and perform other related duties as assigned.
Present year-end presentation of Woodward internship experience.
Must report GPA status to leader on a quarterly/semester basis.
Other functions will vary based on the assigned work area.
May rotate assignments to gain additional business experience.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Competent skills in problem solving and trouble-shooting.
Competent in the use of PCs, MS Office Programs and other associated software.
Ability to effectively operate in a team environment.
Effective time management skills.
Solid knowledge of the English language with the ability to speak, read and write along with good listening skills.
Good marks in relevant subjects.
Possess high motivation, flexibility and ability to work on his/her own.
Solid knowledge of mechanical design fundamentals including statics, fluids, and thermodynamics.
Education or Formal Training
Must be at least a Sophomore in an accredited College or University program and have an acceptable grade point average.
Pertinent disciplines - Mechanical Engineering, Controls Engineering or Aerospace Engineering
No experience required. Previous internship or other working experience, a plus.
Materials and Equipment Used
Materials and Equipment used will depend on the specific job assignment. In general, most positions will use:
PC'S including word processing applications, spreadsheets and Woodward proprietary applications
Standard hand tools and measuring devices
Standard office equipment (Copiers, Fax Machines, etc.)
Working Environment/ Physical Activities
Work is generally performed in a normal office environment; however, depending on the location or job assignment, the job may take the member into various areas of the plant where there is possible exposure to noise, chemical solutions, and dust and differential temperatures.
Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and energy markets. Our aerospace systems and components optimize the performance of fixed wing and rotorcraft platforms in commercial, business and military aircraft, ground vehicles and other equipment. Our energy-related systems and components enhance the performance of industrial gas and steam turbines, reciprocating engines, compressors, wind turbines, electrical grids and other energy-related industrial equipment. The company's innovative fluid energy, combustion control, electrical energy, and motion control systems help customers offer cleaner, more reliable and more efficient equipment. Our customers include leading original equipment manufacturers and end users of their products.
Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Steam Equipment Mechanic I
Job Purpose: Operate, maintain and troubleshoot components of boilers, steam heaters and associated support systems. This positions generally functions at the Journeyman level of expertise within most areas of this specialty.
Operate, inspect clean and maintain components of boilers, hot and domestic water and condensate systems including pressure vessels, pumps, motors, piping valves, strainers and controls.
Operate inspect, clean and maintain components of natural gas and/or propane fueled burner and supply systems including pumps, piping, valves, filters and controls.
Operate, inspect and clean components of pneumatic and electronic control systems.
Operate, inspect and maintain components of air compressor system.
May be required to operate and maintain building systems, machine tools, maintenance equipment, motor vehicles, hand/power tools, electrical/electronic instrumentation and light equipment.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education: High School Diploma, GED Certificate or Vocational School Diploma.
Work Experience: Three to four years job related experience.
Certifications: Georgia Fourth Class Boiler License; Valid Driver's License.
This job requires Journeyman level skill in operation, cleaning, inspection, adjustment, repair/replacement, calibration/testing, and troubleshooting of static components of steam heaters and associated support systems. Basic skills are required in maintenance of other components and for operation and/or maintenance of computers, controls, electrical systems, utility services; and, reading drawings and schematics.
Preferred Education: Technical Diploma, Associate's Degree or two years college course work.
Preferred Work Experience: N/A
Preferred Certifications: N/A
Additional Information: May require handling of hazardous materials and working in areas near rotating machinery, live electrical wiring, high-pressure liquids and gases and heated surfaces. May require lifting objects up to 75 pounds , working in confined spaces, exposure to high noise levels, climbing ladders and standing/walking on scaffolding. May require work outdoors in adverse weather conditions. Wearing of full-face respirator may be required.
Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a consistent basis with: supervisory personnel, stationary engineers, mechanics, administrative personnel, vendors/suppliers contractors and environmental health and safety personnel. This position typically will advise and counsel: N/A. This position will supervise: N/A
The Facilities department is responsible for providing sustainable, safe, and well maintained facilities on the Georgia Tech campus.
Design & Construction provides design and construction management and contracting services for renovation and capital projects.
Environmental Health & Safety develops programs and provides oversight, consultation, training and other specialized services to assist the Institute community in meeting its public health, safety, environmental protection, and compliance responsibilities.
Operations & Maintenance provides custodial services, grounds maintenance and landscaping, painting, vehicle repair, staging, plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning, keys and locks, and structural repairs. The department is also responsible for electrical, chilled water, steam, and other utility distribution systems.
Steam Plant Operator 2
About the State of Indiana
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About the Indiana School for the Deaf
The Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD) is the American Sign Language and English bilingual educational environment where students belong, excel and thrive academically and socially located in Indianapolis, Indiana. ISD mission is committed to providing meaningful learning opportunities for students that foster academic and social excellence where languages and diversity are valued.
About the Job
The Steam Plant Operator 2 performs responsible technical work in all phases of the powerhouse operation in a state institution on a specific shift. This position is responsible for operation of gas, oil, or coal-fired boilers that supply steam for heating buildings, operating food service facilities and generating hot water. Reports to Steam Plant Supervisor and provides supervision on a specific steam plant shift over personnel assigned to powerhouse operator.
A day in the life
Makes periodic inspection of conditions of fires in boilers and determines quality of fire by observation;
Ensures that powerhouse is operating within appropriate safety standards;
Adjusts stoker feed to increase or decrease supply of coal or checks proper adjustments on fire in gas or oil-fired boilers;
Adjusts dampers and forced air to maintain correct fuel-air ratio;
Takes periodic readings on equipment operations and records all data;
Maintains water in salt bin at proper level for use in brine tank and checks amount of brine water in tank for softener;
Assists in training new employees regarding duties in powerhouse;
Supervises steam plant personnel on assigned shift and advises them of special duties in emergency situations;
Makes a thorough inspection of entire plant upon assuming shift operation to ensure that all conditions are normal;
Makes decisions on daily operations in case of unusual circumstances;
Assists in annual and periodic overhaul and cleaning of boilers, repairing pumps and mechanical equipment and servicing diesel and electrical motors and engines;
Operates and supervises maintenance of all ecology control equipment;
Performs related work as required.
What ISD is looking for
Extensive knowledge of all phases of powerhouse operation;
Extensive knowledge of methods used in operation of a gas, coal or oil-fired boiler;
Thorough knowledge of operating standards to ensure safe, efficient and proper operation of powerhouse;
Ability to operate all equipment in, and out, of the powerhouse;
Ability to work without close supervision and ability to train, work with and direct the work of others;
Ability to obtain "Certificate of Competency" from the National Association of Power Engineers;
Ability to make decisions in emergency situations;
Ability to perform required tests on boiler water, condensate softeners, etc.
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
Medical / Dental / Vision plans
Health Savings Account available - with Employer Contribution
New Parent Leave
Incentive-based Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Program
Employer-funded Retirement Plan
Deferred Compensation Plan with Employer Match
Flexible Spending Account
Work/life balance: 24 Paid Days Off and 12 Holidays, per year
Group Life Insurance
Qualified Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Wax Assembler Swing Shift
Job Title: Assembly – Wax patterns Swing Shift
Location: PCC Structurals, San Leandro, CA
Objective: To efficiently inspect wax products (patterns) and determine accurate assembly methods. Assembles a variety of complex products to achieve customer quality specifications and on‐time delivery schedules. May perform detailing functions. Works on products that are made of wax from multiple part families. Actively contributes to lean initiatives to increase productivity and reduce costs.
Inspects wax pattern and wax gating components prior to start of assembly.
Reads and follows technical assembly instructions, which describes numerous unique assembly steps of a complex nature; plans the methods for completing a given assignment and selects among alternative assembly methods. Performs math and measurement calculations.
Performs moderate to semi‐complex assembly functions utilizing mechanical skills, hand tools, mechanical/electronic tools, assembly fixtures, and inspection measurement equipment in an industrial manufacturing environment.
Sets-up equipment to measure and record conformance to quality specifications.
Troubleshoots and reworks malfunctions disclosed by test data.
Produces and inspects assemblies to conform to strict specifications.
Interprets diagrams written descriptions, technical communications, Purchase Orders, travelers, customer requirements, quality specifications and directives.
Actively implements lean initiatives; provides suggestions on areas for improvement.
May interface with manufacturing engineering and production control to relay product problems and progress of work.
Observes all safety rules; maintains a foreign object damage (FOD) free work area.
Assists in training less experienced team members.
Other duties as assigned.
ASSEMBLY OBJECTIVES: to accurately assemble complex multicomponent patterns and maintain dimensional integrity.
Assembles complex wax patterns, gating components and welds gates into place by means of a variety of hand tools including torch and hot pencils.
Assembles complex patterns using fixturing to maintain dimensional control and stability.
Manipulates fixture/patterns to remove configuration discrepancies and verify dimensional integrity.
Smooth and gauge the area around each assembly contact by means of hot pencil, torch or paint seal.
Frequently modifies gates by reshaping, splicing or reducing in order to obtain proper fit.
Hand fabricates elementary gating from raw stock.
Works with engineer-requested changes to standard assemblies.
Inspects difficult assemblies during and after the assembly process for defects and quality
SAFETY OBJECTIVES: to take responsibility for and demonstrate safe work practices
Adheres to plant and department safety rules.
Safely operates all equipment and tools.
Maintains a work area free of foreign object damage (FOD).
Identifies and immediately reports safety problems.
Two years of assembly experience in an industrial manufacturing or production setting is preferred or
An equivalent combination of skill, experience and training.
Thorough knowledge of assembly techniques, methods, materials, fixturing and construction.
Ability to follow and communicate complex written and verbal instructions and perform calculations.
Demonstrated high degree of visual acuity and manual dexterity.
Ability to meet physical/sensory demands described below.
Able to perform simple to somewhat complex math and measurement calculations
Able to write legibly on documentation such as travelers.
Able to read and act upon complex written instructions and technical data on computer displays.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations in this manufacturing environment may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is generally performed in a production environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
Sit and stand for long periods of time; use computers to enter data and interpret data; legibly write; compose written documents of high school level composition, format, spelling and grammar; perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement; fine finger and manual dexterity; feel attributes of objects, grasp, push, reach with arms or hands.
Regularly required to: talk and interact in a civil and professional manner with colleagues, vendors and customers; to occasionally conduct or engage in group presentations.
Frequent walking on uneven surfaces inside/outside; ascend/descend stairs.
Math proficiency with and without calculators; basic computer skill
Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move objects of 25-60 lbs. and frequently lift/move objects of 15-25 lbs.
Some work required near moving mechanical parts; exposure to loud noise, extreme heat and cold; exposure to outdoors and weather; possible exposure to dust, fumes, aroma of melted wax, allergens and detritus from general manufacturing and construction.
Precision Cast Parts Corporation (PCC), a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the world's leader in investment casting of precision parts for a variety of components, primarily noted for delivery on advancements in jet and rocket propulsion engines. Go to www.precast.com for the incredible story about the corporation.
This position is located in one of the smallest plants out of 192 plants globally, however, one that specializes in small precision-made complex parts which require a great deal of engineering, a bit of metallurgic magic and hand-crafted workmanship. It really is STEAM – where Science, Technology, Engineering, Artistry and Mathematics all come together!
This particular plant started as a family operation in 1956 and still maintains that family and maker feel, although we are growing at 20% per year. Since 1956, we were quietly honing our craft until aviation and technology caught up. Now, we find ourselves at the intersection of SpaceX commute rockets and our ability to work with super alloys to create incredibly thin walled, complex small parts for rocket and jet propulsion. For the whole story, you'll want to come in for a tour. We are located at 414 Hester Street, San Leandro, CA (a block from Oakland Airport)
Apply on the corporate website: https://careers.precast.com (look for San Leandro, CA)
Then send or fax resume to RNonomura@pccstructurals,com fax (510) 225-4104
Why join the Structurals Team?
The Structurals Division is run by leaders who when faced with problems choose to see it, solve it, drive it and own it. We are smart, resourceful, "Type A Personalities" who are committed to winning daily. We are completely comfortable challenging upwards, focused on finding innovative solutions and able to roll up our shirt sleeves and operate tactically, yet think strategically.
Precision Castparts is the world leader in structural investment castings, forged components, and airfoil castings for aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. Airbus, Boeing, GE, Rolls-Royce, and many other leading manufacturers depend on us for critical airframe, engine, power generation, medical, and general industrial components. With few exceptions, every aircraft in the sky flies with parts made by PCC.
The Structurals Division is the world leader in manufacturing high-quality, complex investment castings for aircraft engine, industrial gas turbine, airframe, and other applications, including the world's largest diameter investment cast components.
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Provide support for process improvements, performance monitoring, root cause analysis, engineering, and construction activities, and operating and maintenance functions to ensure safe and efficient plant operation.
Summary of Plant Equipment:
Large steam turbine generators and related systems including but not limited to steam driven boiler feed pump turbine systems, extraction steam systems, lube oil systems, mechanical hydraulic control systems, control air systems, supervisory systems, water induction protection systems, gland steam systems, hydrogen seal oil and gas systems, and generator stator cooling systems.
Large pumps and associated systems such as high volume/low head circulating water pumps, multi-stage vertical pit pumps, multi-stage high head boiler feed pumps, and other simpler pump applications.
Large heat exchanger applications such as shell and tube feedwater heaters, direct contact deaerating heaters, condensers, and other heat exchange applications.
Knowledge of the concepts, construction, and operation of the turbine process steam cycle as it relates to a fossil steam power plant including basic thermodynamics.
Overall operation and maintenance of large rotating equipment including but not limited to: bearing operation and maintenance, precision alignment of rotating equipment couplings, vibration analysis and balancing, and non-destructive examination techniques for materials.
Provide direction to operations and maintenance departments to ensure that plant equipment remains reliable. This includes both technical and financial decisions which impact the overall unit availability and cost control.
Provide technical support, testing and inspection expertise within their assigned process areas to ensure safe, reliable, and efficient plant operation.
Optimize station equipment operation to meet key performance indicators
Develop O&M and Capital budgets for the process equipment. Assemble ten-year plans and budgets for projects to establish accurate projected cash flows out into the future.
Develop strategic plans for equipment overhauls to optimize equipment life and time between overhauls.
Develop outage schedules, coordinate and perform outage inspections for all process equipment.
Utilize predictive and preventative maintenance (PM/PDM) techniques to monitor and improve equipment. Evaluate and analyze process variables to identify status and trending of key operating parameters.
Conduct root cause analysis of equipment problems and provide recommendations to prevent future incidents. Assemble all equipment failure reports.
Develop, review & revise station procedures & technical instructions and documentation of equipment testing and inspections.
Provide engineering, design, economic justification, and specify parts and materials for projects and modifications. Implement projects and process modifications.
Conduct procure training as required within their process.
Interface with outside engineering resources on an "as-needed" basis.
Work effectively in a team environment as a leader, member and/or facilitator.
Perform other duties and assignments as required.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering (In lieu of degree, a high school diploma and an equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered).
Minimum of five years experience in technical support of power plant processes.
Thorough understanding of Power Plant processes and equipment and the interrelationships between them.
Overall understanding of Power Plant operations and maintenance requirements.
Thorough knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and control of plant systems and equipment specific to the process area of the position. (e.g. Boilers and related auxiliary equipment, Turbine-Generators and related auxiliary equipment, Balance of Plant systems and equipment, Fuel Handling Systems and equipment, Electrical systems and equipment, Instrument & Controls systems, Plant Chemistry control and Water Treatment systems)
Ability to effectively supervise, train and direct others (peers, employees, contractors/vendors) in an understandable, clear and consistent manner
Ability to read and understand technical information, prints and engineering data, interpret charts, graphs, and gauge scales. Ability to troubleshoot and repair equipment and systems.
Risk management - able to make good judgment on the utilization of sometimes limited resources.
Thorough knowledge of root cause analysis and proficient in technical report writing.
Proficient in the use of PC, and Windows & Microsoft Office applications with particular emphasis on spreadsheet, scheduling, equipment performance and word processing programs.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
This position is a combination of work in office and industrial settings.
Must be able to wear required personal protection equipment (PPE) such as hard hats, safety glasses, goggles, face shields, hearing protection, respirators, fall protection harnesses, and other PPE as required
Duties require extensive manual dexterity in the use of computer terminal and keyboard while sitting for long periods of time preparing budgets, work scopes, outage schedules, and other reports as needed.
May be required to perform equipment inspections by climbing vertical ladders in excess of 20 feet and stairways in excess of 50 feet, using step stools, kneeling, bending, walking over uneven surfaces such as loose rock, open grating, up and down staircases.
May also be required to operate mobile equipment such as zoom booms or scissor lifts to reach heights to inspect equipment, which includes pushing or pulling equipment into place, climbing into a basket, and riding in the basket while the equipment is operating.
The compartments where certain equipment may be located may exceed temperatures of 130°F.
May be required to prepare and conduct training, including mentoring individuals one-on-one. In conducting training, the specialist may be required to carry training materials, and to stand for extended periods of time.
This position may require some domestic travel.
NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.
Official description on file with Human Resources
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