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Steam Blader - On Site Services

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/10/2018 5:50:37 AM
  • 3043379
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Power Power Services
Location(s): South Africa; Johannesburg


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The Onsite Services Steam Turbine Blader is responsible for executing onsite repair and service for Steam Turbine.

Essential Responsibilities:

    The general tasks and responsibilities of a Steam Blader includes, but not limited to the following:


  • Deblading and Reblading of Steam Turbines on site in accordance to approved instructions
  • Perform maintenance of clean work areas, tooling and equipment
  • Deliver expectations on EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety), Quality, On-Time Delivery, Productivity and Cost Reduction
  • Completes mandatory trainings
  • Ensures proper documentation as specified on Test & Inspection Plans and Work instructions
  • Notifies non-conformances and tags/segregates non-conforming items
  • Ensures equipment calibration, proper usage of equipment and right material incorporated
  • Control of erection work, assure availability of necessary erection documentation and hardware
  • Plan and prepare erection work including necessary tools and consumables
  • System walk downs, inspection of carried out work and handover within requirements
  • Coordinates with the Lead FE or customer on status of work
  • Plans, prepares and records additional work as requested
  • Review Q-document package, and hands it over to the Lead FE according to project organization
  • Attends meeting as required
  • Maintains daily turnover report with all relevant information regarding non-compliances, work tasks, improvements, contractual issues, delays, working time, etc.


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 5 years’ experience in mechanical work on power generation equipment, especially Steam Turbines
  • Strong knowledge of GE/Alstom and oOEM Steam turbines
  • Ability to work according to a time schedule and meet deadlines accordingly
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to handle complex work-packages
  • Ability to work in different countries and cultures
  • Able to understand/read technical work instructions in English
  • Able to communicate in English
  • Good negotiation and communications skills
  • Willing to train other persons according to the requirements (OJT)
  • Demonstrate ability to plan, organize, and work in a team of Onsite Service Crew
  • Work effectively with minimal direction and supervision
  • Willingness and ability to travel for work globally on short notice and for extended periods of time, including weekends and holidays. This position requires 70 – 80% travel
  • Must have a valid driving license, eligible to work unrestricted in MEA and have ability to obtain a passport for international travel
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in the role’s location


Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong team player
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong desire to learn and adapt
  • Able to cope with emergent request and respond fast
  • Knowledge in ST blading work


Locations: South Africa; Johannesburg

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.


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