• Mechanical Assembler

    Location US-PA-Jeannette
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Skilled Trade
  • Overview

    Performs all necessary assembly and test functions required to produce semi-standard or specialty turbomachinery, supercharges, and vertical and horizontal blowers.


    Must be available to work daylight, afternoon or evening shift (this is not a swing shift shop) and must be willing to sign up for overtime as needed.



    Cushman, JLG, lift aloft, Bench and hand tools, wrenches, grinders, drill press, band saw, hydraulic press, reamers, scrapers, hammers, files, screwdrivers, etc., measuring devices such as micrometers, dial indicators, scales, manometers, gages, thermometers, tachometers, dynamometers, lifting and positioning devices, riding work saver, scaffolds, clamp fittings, pumps, regulators, unlimited pendent & overhead cranes, vibration measuring equipment, acetylene and/or gas

    heating/burning equipment. Portable generators, fire protection equipment, SCBA's, VFD/VSD Motor Drive controls, laser alignment equipment, computer, induction heating, mobile floor sweeper and scrubber machines, surface

    grinders, pneumatic/hydraulic tooling.



    Used: Various component parts and sub-assemblies for special or semi-standard turbomachinery.  

    Produced: Finished turbomachinery assemblies.



    1. Receives instructions from supervision.
    2. Receives parts and sub-assemblies in work area.
    3. Works from drawings, bills of material and assembly forms.
    4. Builds up piping and supports from blueprints and test forms.
    5. Assembles turbomachinery using specified assembly procedure and maintaining specified dimensions and clearances.
    6. Makes mechanical attachments and operates electric motors and test units.
    7. Sets unit in position, aligns, secures and make pre-run checks.
    8. Operates unit to make adjustments and observations including instruments and auxiliaries as required.
    9. Records performance data on specified forms.
    10. Records settings and initials forms.
    11. Burns various material to construct and disassembly scaffolding and piping supports as necessary.
    12. Checks unit for malfunctions, taking necessary correction action where possible.
    13. Makes after test disassembly and inspections as required.
    14. Operates all test equipment such as condensers, ejectors, pumps, portable generators, drivers etc., as required to serve units on test.
    15. Prepares unit for shipment.
    16. Operates lube oil and transfer pumps, valves, fittings, strainers, etc., as required to server units on test.
    17. Add new oil to system as necessary.
    18. Heats material for shrink fits.
    19. Mounts couplings on shafts.
    20. Cleans and services the associated filters, strainers as required.
    21. Logs and records replenishments, servicing, assembly diary, etc.
    22. Uses hoist, unlimited pendant and overhead crane(s) as required, occasionally performs crane hooking.
    23. Maintains good housekeeping by keeping tools, material and equipment in proper place.
    24. Reports production count, time and identifying data by use of data collecting machines.
    25. Reports defective material and equipment to supervision.
    26. Observes all safety rules.
    27. Operates “Posi-trip” calibrating machine to calibrate individual trip parts.
    28. Operates portable drill press to drill and tap bolt holes in base plates.
    29. Heats parts or material for assembly, as required.
    30. Disconnects Bentley or I.R.D. vibration pickups.
    31. Read and record vibration readings by use of Church Vibrometer, Bentley or I.R.D. Monitoring systems, etc.
    32. Disassembles apparatus, locates trouble or malfunctions and checks various parts for damage as indicated on section report.
    33. Operates riding work saver as required.
    34. Maintains and operates fire protection equipment.
    35. Assembly/operation of gas face seals.
    36. Handling/set-up of electronic governors.
    37. Installation, maintenance, operation of gas turbines.
    38. Assembly/operation of magnetic bearings.
    39. Conducts any special test (including hydrotest) as required.
    40. Grinds burrs from material delivered to the Test Floor as necessary.
    41. Maintain test auxiliaries inventory.
    42. Operate standby generator for oil supply system.
    43. Assemble existing oil drains and vacuum lines as necessary.
    44. Install water lines for coolers as necessary.
    45. Install and remove various types of insulation.
    46. Bluing checks for hubs, bearings, splits, etc.


    The above list reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.



    • Must be willing and able to work any shift.
    • Must be willing and able to work overtime, weekends and holidays. 


    Elliott is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the federal, state or local laws of the United States. Elliott is a drug free workplace.


    No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Elliott Group employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Elliott Group recruiting team will become the property of Elliott Group and no search fees will be paid.




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