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Steam Turbine Mechanic

Steam Turbine Mechanic

As a Steam Turbine Mechanic you will be performing moderately complex assignments in support of our repair and maintenance of OEM equipment. Machinists will be required to perform a variety of related tasks including layout, set up, operating and making tool adjustments for various types of manual machine shop equipment. If you want to be part of something special and support our US Navy service men and women and are self-motivated and passionate about your work and interested in progressing your career with a global company, we want to hear from you!


Location: Chesapeake, VA


We Take Care of Our People

Paid Time OffI 401K with Employer Match and Profit Sharing IHealth and Wellness Benefits I Learning and Development Opportunities I Referral Program I Competitive PayI Recognition IEmployee Stock Purchase Plan IInclusive & Supportive Culture


Your Challenges

  • Manufacturing and inspecting detailed parts and tools from blueprints, sketches, drawings and verbal instructions using a variety of manual machining tools and equipment (mills, lathes, boring mills, drill presses, saws, grinders, and other machining equipment) and using mathematical and geometrical skills and calculations

  • Determining how to set up and operate machines based on instructions received.

  • Performing minor repairs of equipment

  • Keeping work area clean and free from safety hazards

  • Maintaining acceptable quality and efficiency level

  • Completes required reports and QA Documents to go with the project

  • Using and variety of measuring or layout tools such as verniers, micrometers, height gauges, dial indicators, gauge blocks, angle plates, V- blocks, bore and pitch gauges, protractors, squares and dividers


What You Bring

  • Must be US citizen and be able to obtain and maintain DOD security clearance

  • 5 years machine shop experience and/or have completed a recognized apprenticeship as a General Machinist.

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings

  • Ability to machine as per drawing tolerance of .0005" where required

  • Must be able to demonstrate General Machinist skills in the following areas:

  • Lathe

  • Milling

  • Drilling

  • Machine shop power and pneumatic tools

  • Must be able to design and manufacture fixtures and template

  • Must be able to make own layouts as per drawing

  • Must be able to understand GD&T tolerances

  • Experience operating forklifts, cranes, plate clamps and slings a plus

  • Expected to have or purchase basic hand tools.

  • The ability to work overtime when necessary and travel up to 25% is also a must.

  • Must possess valid drivers license and maintain a clear driving record


Who We Are

Curtiss-Wright Fleet Solutions is comprised of three service centers that focus on the US Navy fleet support and maintenance market. The Fleet Solutions group provides turnkey overhaul / repair, testing, and parts sales for air compressors, main propulsion steam turbines, valves, steam turbine generators, auxiliary turbines, dehydrators, pumps, strainers, PLCs, blowers, and water purification. 


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