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  • 1) Fits and assembles machined parts and castings to erect steam and gas turbines according to drawings and specifications, using machine tools, power tools, handtools, and measuring instruments: Erects, levels, and aligns vertical supports for bedplates of steam turbines, using levels, transit, and master straightedge.

  • 2) Lays out work for other assemblers on thrust end, oil tank, and cylinder assemblies, following specified assembly procedure.

  • 3) Chips, grinds, bores, and drills machined parts and castings, using portable grinders, boring bar, and lapping disk.

  • 4) Levels and aligns high and low pressure cylinders, oil tank, thrust end assembly, and exhaust assembly, using pin gauges.

  • 5) Scribes foundation holes, lays out offset marks, and directs machine operator to drill foundation holes.

  • 6) Shrink-fits spindle blade rings, diaphragm rings, dummy rings, ring gears, sleeves, couplings, and bushings on shafts to build turbine spindles, using portable gas heating unit.

  • 7) Measures clearance and alignment of spindle to cylinder, using micrometers and calipers.

  • 8) Adjusts spindle bearing pads or moves blade rings to obtain specified clearances.

  • 9) Starts auxiliary oil pump to flush oil piping and bearings.

  • 10) Starts turbine and measures balance of spindle, using vibroscope.

  • 11) Observes functioning of unit and instruments to adjust alignment and clearances and to assure operation according to specifications.

  • 12) Repairs worn and damaged turbines.




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End Of Job Description for: "ASSEMBLER, STEAM-AND-GAS TURBINE"
DOT:   600.261-010

Job Number: 356