A Tale of Two Turbines

The APM Fossil North team headed to Marcus Hook Pennsylvania to work on a double hot gas path inspection. Frank Gutierrez posted his thoughts about the job on Colab sighting teamwork and camaraderie as key factors in the success of this job. Frank states:

“What Inspires the NextEra 7FA double HGPI Team in Marcus Hook PA? NextEra Energy (Marcus Hook, PA) The team is inspired by family, the job, and working with each other as well as earning a good paycheck. Collaboration and camaraderie are important to the team, and the team shared that they enjoy the challenges of coming to a new outage, and getting to know each other to work as a team. This is a double hot gas path inspection on 7FA.03 units. The work areas are very tight, and there are a number of balance of plant projects also occurring. Both units are close to being assembled, and the customer is planning to start soon. The team and all the leadership are working closely with our customers to ensure that the work scope is done safely, and will quality results. The outage is being led by Steve Tardif, Krys Wrobel, Ken Tartonski, AnthonyPolli, Josh Sharaf, Henry Feliz, Ray Gallahue, John Stalling, Roger Yerdon, Brian Toohey, Keven Matheson. Safety Specialists are Ben Collier and Mike Martin. The CSL is Carlos Llera. Our Florida Power & Light customers are pleased with our quality work and safety performance. The crews are ensuring that STAs are in full, detailed use, as well as sharing thoughts daily during tool box talks on the tasks as well as Commitment Based Safety (CBS). Appreciate the efforts and diligence to keep safety FIRST, and ensure Quality work. No Harm.”

Two separate units were worked on at this site. The two teams were led by APM Superintendents John Stalling, Roger Yerdon, Ray Gallahue and Keven Matheson. The crews were on site for a little over two weeks and consisted of about 10 Millwrights per shift, and all employees on site contributed to the success of this project. Great job by the crews and the leadership for embracing CBS. When you combine an environment of community and a strong safety culture, you are bound to get great results.  Thanks team and keep up the outstanding work.