Bucket / Blader Technician, ( 21-5394)

Field Service Technician - Mechanical Zagreb, Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)


Open to the following job locations:  Croatia, Poland, Romania, Spain, Italy, Greece and Turkey.

Job Summary:

The Bucket Technician will have general knowledge and experience working with heavy duty gas turbine compressor and turbine technical knowledge. Responsible for the on-site repair and replacement of major rotating equipment components such as compressor blades, turbine blades and nozzle segments in line with the standard duties associated with the position of Bucket Technician. You may be assigned other duties to help proactively drive our FieldCore vision and align with our organization’s core values.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Inspection, repair and Installation and machining of different types of tangential entry/axial entry buckets/blades
  • Familiar with machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, punch press, hand/power tools associated with grinding, deburring and metal forming, etc.
  • Able to use common precision measuring instruments and hand tools such as tape measure, level, square, file or rasp, etc.
  • Ability to read, understands, and follows company repair procedures and directions.
  • Knowledge of fluorescent die penetration inspection for cracks not visible
  • Understand and adhere to the requirements for working safely as a GT Bucket/blade technician
  • Able to evaluate and mitigate safety risks before beginning task/ work
  • Understand the importance of quality and error prevention when planning and executing work tasks
  • Understand field procedures, the importance of using the latest version of controlled documents and the importance of reporting observed defects
  • Be aware of the various roles in a maintenance project and understands specifically the role of GT bucket blade technician
  • Proficient in the utilization of field procedures when planning and performing work
  • Know how to properly fill out required inspection and repair documentation
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Travel may be required
  • Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required by field assignments

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree or associate degree in Technical Field, Gas Turbine Systems Technician preferred
  • 3 years’ experience as mechanical technician
  • Experience working with hand and power tools as well as measurement tools
  • Must demonstrate ability to understand, read and interpret technical drawings

Desired Characteristics:

  • Qualified level. Able to successfully perform all requirements of the job properly.
  • Possess advanced skills and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization.
  • Can perform good level technical evaluation functions. Understands how to read and interpret drawings and blue prints. Is proficient in basic Mathematical functions.
  • Can navigate around the Gas Turbine, and effectively within standard work areas.
  • Capable of taking or collecting required readings and measurements.
  • Refers complex questions to higher decision-making levels. Understands and adheres to cleanliness requirements.
  • Demonstrate proficiently through formal training class attendance and positive Task Performance Evaluation results in the technical capability requirements of tool usage, basic machining, grinding, etc, activities related to the following GTBT workscope(s):
    • E & F Class Compressor Blade Shim Pinning
    • F-Class R0 & R17 Compressor Blade Change Out
    • F-Class Bucket Change Out
    • Frame 7/9 E & B Class Bucket Change Out
    • E/B/F Class Compressor Blade Blending
    • Frame 6 B Class Bucket Change Out
  • Good understanding of the English Language (Able to read and communicate)
  • Has a solid foundation of basic GE Heavy Duty Gas Turbine compressor and turbine technical knowledge
  • Must be able to understand and implement technical procedures and have strong analytical, problem solving, organizational and computer skills
  • Excellent customer, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment

About FieldCore:

FieldCore, a GE company, is an independent, industrial field services organization focused on World-Class Execution across the power generation and oil & gas industries. We have brought together more than 12,000 of the foremost experts in field services to focus on one thing; delivering excellent outcomes for our customers. As a global organization, we celebrate the uniqueness of our diverse employees and strive to create an inclusive culture. Our people are driven by our core values of safety, integrity and quality, and focused by our guiding principles. For more information visit our website www.fieldcore.com.

FieldCore is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law