Profession rotating equipment mechanic
Rotating equipment mechanics are responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance activities for rotating equipment such as turbines, compressors, engines, and pumps. They ensure the availability and integrity of the installed systems and equipment in terms of safety and reliability.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Realistic / Investigative
Theoretical and practical applications of the science studying the action of displacements and forces on physical bodies to the development of machinery and mechanical devices.
- Types of rotating equipment
The types of equipment and machinery that have rotating parts, such as turbines, pumps, ventilators, centrifuges, engines and gearboxes.
- Inspect quality of products
Use various techniques to ensure the product quality is respecting the quality standards and specifications. Oversee defects, packaging and sendbacks of products to different production departments.
- Operate welding equipment
Use welding equipment to melt and join together pieces of metal or steel; wear protective eyewear during the working process.
- Read standard blueprints
Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.
- Use technical documentation
Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.
- Repair rotating equipment
Repair rotating equipment and replace defective components, parts and systems when necessary, using hand and power tools.
- Maintain rotating equipment
Perform routine maintenance on rotating equipment to ensure that it is clean and in safe, working order.
- Assemble machines
Assemble machines according to instructions and specifications.
- Align components
Align and lay out components in order to put them together correctly according to blueprints and technical plans.
- Read engineering drawings
Read the technical drawings of a product made by the engineer in order to suggest improvements, make models of the product or operate it.
- Conduct routine machinery checks
Check machinery and equipment to ensure reliable performance during use and operations in worksites.
- Operate soldering equipment
Use soldering equipment to melt and join together pieces of metal or steel, such as a soldering gun, soldering torch, gas-powered iron, and others.
- Apply health and safety standards
Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.
- Fasten components
Fasten components together according to blueprints and technical plans in order to create subassemblies or finished products.
- Resolve equipment malfunctions
Identify, report and repair equipment damage and malfunctions; communicate with field representatives and manufacturers to obtain repair and replacement components.
Identify operating problems, decide what to do about it and report accordingly.
Optional knowledge and skillsevaluate engine performance use power tools electromechanics disassemble engines adjust tightness of engine parts repair engines operation of different engines bolt engine parts re-assemble engines liaise with engineers write records for repairs wear appropriate protective gear use testing equipment engine components record test data conduct performance tests
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