Rotor Technician

Reports to:

Workshop & Overhaul Manager

Location:

Lincoln

Job Description:

 

Objective
Responsible for all aspects of industrial gas turbine rotor overhaul carried out at the Lincoln facility.
The gas turbine is inspected on receipt at the workshop. The compressor rotors are removed, and detailed inspection carried out including journal measurement, coating inspection, blade damage, concentricity checking and check balancing. The Rotor Technician will also be responsible for dismantling, re-assembly and balancing of the overhauled compressor rotor assembly.

Role & Responsibilities
• Measurement of compressor rotor journals (size /geometry)
• Inspection of blade coating and damage.
• Concentricity checks of rotor.
• Dismantling compressor rotors and preparing component parts for repair.
• Rebuilding compressor rotors following overhaul of component parts.
• Check balancing of ‘as-received’ rotating assemblies.
• Balancing of overhauled rotating assemblies.
• Distribution of turbine and compressor blade.

Health & Safety
You will take reasonable care for your health and safety and have regard to other persons who may be affected by the performance of your duties, in accordance with the provisions of Health and Safety legislation and Turbine Efficiency’s Policies and Procedures. You will exercise proper care in handling, operating and safeguarding any equipment, vehicle or appliance provided, used or issued by the Company or provided or issued by a third party for individual or collective use in the performance of your duties.

Environmental
It is the responsibility of all staff to ensure that their day to day activities embrace sustainability and reduce the impact upon the environment by minimising waste and maximise recycling; saving energy; minimise water usage and report any electrical faults, water leakage or other environmental concerns to the QHSE or line manager etc.

General
Perform any other reasonable duties assigned by immediate line manager or senior management within the business.

Person Specification

E = Essential

D = Desirable

Qualifications
  • To hold a level 3 qualification or equivalent in mechanical engineering or a minimum of 5 years' experience with gas turbine overhaul facility
         E   
Skills & Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years engineering experience with gas turbines
 E  
 
  • A broad understanding of gas turbines or rotating equipment
 E  
 
  • Experience in the build and balancing of SGT rotors
         D 
 
  • Mechanical fault finding skills
 E  
 
  • Analytical / problem solving skills
 E  
 
  • Use existing defined procedures or provide logical alternative to deliver completed build program
 E  
 
  • IT skills including Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
   D
 
  • Proven experience at working within a constantly evolving environment
 E  
 
  • Good understanding of turbine auxiliary systems
 E  
 
  • Interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
 E  
Knowledge / Abilities (Aptitudes / personal attributes)
  • Communicates clearly and professionally in written and oral forms to both internal and external clients
 E  
 
  • Proven ability to interact effectively with Senior Executives
 E  
 
  • Generates and acts on new ideas that add value to the business.  Looks at different ways to solve problems and address difficulties
 E  
 
  • Sets goals and strives to achieve them with enthusiasm and determination
 E  
 
  • Has a good understanding of the business environment and the impact their behavious has on the reputation of the company
 E  
 
  • Treats colleagues and customers in a manner which demonstrates integrity, honesty and fairness
 E  
 
  • Demonstates a desire to address customer needs and does so in a professional manner
 E  
 
  • Works effectively within a variety of situations, individuals and groups applying the 'whatever it takes' attitude
 E  
 
  • Establishes a clear course of action to achieve long or short term goals in an organised manner
   D
 
  • Understanding P&ID's and system function
 E  
 
  • Appreciation of CAD software Conversant with technical drawing standards and geometric tolerancing
 E  
 
  • An interest in engineering
 E  
Circumstances
  • Ability to be flexible with hours
 E  
 
  • Willing to travel worldwide
 E  
 
  • Passport
 E  
 
  • Full UK Driving License
 E