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General Electric Blader / Turbine Mechanic in Richmond, Virginia

Job Description Summary

The Blader / Turbine Mechanic is responsible for all duties associated with the inspection, repair, replacement, installation, adjustment, removal and maintenance of blades for a variety of rotating equipment in the service repairs workshop.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

As the Blader / Turbine Mechanic, you will:

  • Perform the removal and installation of a variety of blades on all rotating equipment following established procedures and blue prints;

  • Fit, install and / or modify to close tolerance blades, steam seals, locking keys, assemblies, and turning gears;

  • Prepare blades for installation, including sandblasting, cleaning, etc.;

  • Perform such duties as shrouding and peening, seal removal and installation, satellite installation, and drilling and fabrication of locks to complete blade assembly

  • Set-up completed turbines for rotational testing;

  • Design and fabricate parts, as required

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience applying mechanical principles in the repair, maintenance and installation of various types of mechanical equipment


  • Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts, weekends and overtime

  • Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

Desired Characteristics :

  • Minimum of 2 years of technical / Trade School Degree from an accredited college, university or trade school

  • Accomplished skills in a trade with experience on Power Generating Equipment

  • Experience using precision measurement tools

  • Basic computer skills

Additional Information

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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No