Job Details


Turbine Mechanic


Nuclear  SOUTHPORT, NC  Posted: 1/13/2022
Job Description

Job ID#:

335144

Job Category:

Nuclear

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The Role:

 

The Turbine/Generator Maintenance Technician is responsible for having comprehensive knowledge of power plant maintenance work and is skilled in working with the turbine and other associated plant equipment.

 

The Essentials:

  • Perform disassembly, troubleshooting, repair, assembly/alignment of all components of a turbine generator.
  • Perform turbine bearing inspection including the bluing and check of the support pads.
  • Remove and inspect steam/oil seals on turbine generator equipment.
  • Disassemble, inspect, and repair pump equipment.
  • Perform proper lapping and refurbishment of gate, glove, and check valves.
  • Remove/replace hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical valve actuators without damage to equipment (no electrical disconnects).
  • Perform proper care, use, and installation of mechanical seals on various plant equipment.
  • Inspect, remove, and install anti-friction/sleeve bearings, including the check of shaft size and housing fit.
  • Take critical measurements with a high degree of skill, accuracy, and efficiency.
  • Remove/replace/properly handle mechanical seals.
  • Assist in alignment and balance of turbine as directed by staff.
  • Remove and install gaskets and packing.
  • Disassemble/reassemble hydraulic coupling bolts.
  • Disassemble, inspect, store and reassemble turbine components as directed by station procedures.
  • Use and properly operate applicable basic hand tools and have working knowledge of precision instruments, hydraulic wrenches, and machine stop equipment such as grinders, band saws, drill press, chain falls, shackles, eye bolts, etc.
  • Lead or participate in pre-job briefings.
  • Practice Foreign Material Exclusion and housekeeping per station directives.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

COMPETENCIES: 

 

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. 
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time 
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. 
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.  
  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. 
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. 
  • Operations Analysis — Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a plan or solution. 
  • Systems Evaluation — Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system. 
  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.  
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Building and Construction — Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of vessels.  
  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.  

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with arms and/or hands.  Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee will spend their time in an office environment as well as an industrial environment observing employees, their progress with assigned work, and interfacing with both employees and client employees with a moderate to high noise level. The employee is required to don the appropriate personal protective equipment while traversing an industrial environment requiring various degrees of protection.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

  • Visual Acuity, balancing, stooping, reaching, walking, manual dexterity, grasping, feeling, hearing, talking
  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time
  • Ability to read complex documents in the English language
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions
  • Ability to write complex documents in the English language
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally
  • Ability to think strategically and develop plans for growth
  • Ability to use a computer for long periods of time
  • Ability to walk job site

 
Job Requirements

 

What it takes:

  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • At least four (4) years of turbine related experience
  • Must pass initial and annual Radiation Worker Training and meet all applicable requirements to obtain and maintain nuclear unescorted access. 
  • Proven ability to demonstrate a high level of ethical behavior, integrity, and trust. 
  • Ability to pass all background and screening requirements for the position, to include drug and/or alcohol screening.


 
Apply now! BHI Energy’s Talent and Placement Specialists are waiting for your application.

BHI Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. BHI Energy is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans. BHI will provide reasonable accommodations for the application process and during employment necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with BHI Energy, please email ESC@bhienergy.com providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you.

Contact:

Brittany Paris

brittany.paris@bhienergy.com



 

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