Hydraulics Technician

Job Summary

This position reports to the Welding Supervisor and assembles, mounts and plumbs hydraulic components to the fabricated product.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assembles hydraulic components in an efficient manner to maximize production and minimize waste.
  • Mounts and plumbs hydraulic components to the fabricated product.
  • Operates equipment in a safe manner and reports hazards associated with the equipment or its operation to the Safety Director and Maintenance Department.
  • Maintains accuracy of products by following the blue prints, cut lists, work orders and known practices.
  • Maintains/produces a level of inventory that will minimize production delays.
  • Cleans and maintains an orderly work area.
  • Communicates effectively with other workers to direct personal workflow.
  • Inspects own work for leaks and other problems and makes corrections as needed.
  • Orders needed components through purchasing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of hydraulics including and understanding of pumps, valves, cylinders and plumbing of components.
  • Good communication skills relative to supervisor and other related departments.
  • Math skills including good understanding of fractions.
  • Mechanical knowledge relative to operation of hose fitting machine operation.
  • Ability to read tape measure.
  • Ability to read blue prints drawing and cut lists.
  • Ability to stand on concrete in one place for an extended period of time.
  • Physical ability to climb and work on a ladder.
  • Physical ability to work in awkward positions such as kneeling, bending, stooping and overhead positions.
  • Ability to operate various shop tools including power and manually operated wrenches.
  • Trained in forklift operation.

This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.

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