Flange Management Technician at RusselSmith Group

Summary of Functions: The Technician / Engineer should be capable of, Health and safety precautionsThe health and safety precautions at the work siteSafety precautions when handling and removing compressed Asbestos fibre (CAF) gasketsHot bolting and live plant procedures and risk assessmentPressure, temperature and hostile environmental factors (such as corrosion and vibration) on the degradation of the bolted assemblyFactors which result in bolt load variationApplied and residual loadThe effect of different lubricants on friction lossesThe relative accuracy of different methods of tighteningThe technique for application of tensioned bole loadingJoint assembly methods and tightening proceduresThe need to check gaskets, nuts and stud bolts against specificationThe requirement to tag and complete records for assembled jointsThe need to;Check the compatibility of selected Torque tools and equipment capacity prior to useTop up oil levels in hydraulic pumpsClean and protect tools and equipment from corrosionThe principles of joint component sealing actionThe principles of bolt elongation and tensile stressThe function of gasket or seal typesThe importance of correct bolt loadingThe effect on bolt load and seal compression using different methods of tighteningThe importance of using correct lubricantThe importance of correct selection of joint components to comply with the design specificationThe correct sequence and number of tightening passes required for toque and tensioned boltsThe principles and techniques used for direct bolt length measurementThe need for and using reporting procedures when defects or faults in bolt tightening equipment or its assembly are identifiedThe principles of preparing bolted joint connections for assemblyThe need for seal face cleanliness and for nuts to be free runningThe effect of joint alignment and gap uniformity on residual bolt loadingThe importance of gasket storage, handling, preparation and installationGood installation practice for bolting, washers and nut orientation for tightening method and equipment to be usedThe need to report variance from design specifications and tightening proceduresThe principles and requirement for the safe selection, calibration, installation and use of hydraulic torque and bolt tensioning equipmentPrinciples of carrying out bolt de-tensioning and joint breakout safely and correctlyThe important of attending product specific training and following manufacturer’s procedures for proprietary joint types.Why mixing components from different equipment manufacturer is prohibitedThe principles of inspection after tightening and the procedure and the techniques to be used such as “break loose” tests (Check passes) and bolt tightness Tap-testThe requirements for the storage, preparation, maintenance and calibration of torque tools and bolt tensioning equipment for its safe useAbility to,Recognize and rectify the faults with torque or tensioning equipmentInterpret joint or flange manufacturer identifying marksIdentify defects, distortion and surface irregularities on flange sealing faces and threadsDemonstrate ability in;Preparation of all joint componentsCorrect selection and assembly joint componentsDiagnosis and rectification of problems with hydraulic equipmentSelection and correct installation of hydraulic torque or tensioning equipmentCorrect application of various tightening techniquesCarrying out specified tightening sequence and subsequent tightening passes to ensure axial alignment and squareness of the joint assemblyCarrying out joint breakout safely and correctlyCarrying bolt ‘break loose’ tests (check passes) to check integrity of assembled tensioned assemblyCompletion of a joint record sheetIntegrity and inspection checks of completed joint assemblyMaintaining a personnel portfolio of joint assembly

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