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Turbine Mechanic  Huntersville, NC  Posted: 9/13/2018
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Ability to disassemble, troubleshoot, repair, assemble/align main turbines, feed-water pump turbines and associated components with limited to no supervision (independent worker).


  • Experience in basic mechanical shop skills, bearing maintenance, associated valve maintenance, coupling and internal component alignment, mechanical seals, and basic rigging practices. ·
  • Five or more years of experience in the field with steam and gas turbines, turbine valves and associated equipment/components


Should have ability to:
  • Disassemble, inspect, reassemble, restore turbine components as defined by station procedure.
    • Troubleshoot components to identify real or potential problem areas.
    • Identify parts and turbine terminology
    • Handle, clean, and properly store parts.
    • Remove and install gaskets and packing
  • Disassemble reassemble hydraulic coupling and bolted joints                                                                      
    • Align and balance turbine as directed by Technical Staff to station specifications.
    • Use rigging procedures and equipment.
    • Climb and work from ladders and scaffolding, lift a minimum of forty pounds overhead, able to work in extreme heat or cold conditions and confined space.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of steam turbine machine trains and valve components
    • Use and read precision tools such as inside and outside micrometers, dial calipers, depth micrometers, dial indicators, periphery tape measures, and etc.
    • Use oxy-acetylene torches
      • Use and properly operate applicable basic hand tools, precision instruments, pneumatic and hydraulic
tooling, calibrated tools and equipment, normal turbine alignment and balance measuring devices general
machine shop equipment such as grinders, band saw, drill press, etc.
  • Read mechanical prints and clearance diagrams


  • Capable of taking internal component alignment by the use of a tight line
    • Experience with turbine controls such as front standard governor maintenance and valve setups
    • Capable of operating a surface grinder, milling machine, versa mill, lamina drill and lathe for minor machine work
      • Capable. of performing machine train alignments as directed
      • Capable of lifting journal and thrust bearings such as scraping and bluing bearings to journals
      • Leadership abilities
      • Basic understanding of turbine generators and associated components operations.

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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.


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