Hydraulic Technician Job in Turriff
Job reference JO0000021163

Hydraulic Technician

  Turriff Permanent

Due to continued growth, our client an Engineering firm in Turriff has opportunities for an experienced Hydraulic Technician to join their team on a permanent basis.
Whilst the role is predominantly shore based, the ideal candidates will have a willingness to travel offshore and overseas from time to time to deliver support to clients on site.
The key purpose of this role is to provide expert levels of competence in the hydraulics department taking a lead supporting and mentoring others in the department where required.    
The successful candidates will work to the highest industry standards to construct, assemble, install, maintain and service our clients and in house hydraulic systems, components and all associated precision and general engineering on and off site on behalf of the Company.
Job Roles & Responsibilities
·Fully skilled in all aspects of hydraulic hose manufacture, assembly & installation
·Fully skilled in all aspects of manipulation/bending, assembly & installation of fixed tubing
·Identification of all types of low, medium & high-pressure hydraulic fitting & thread type/identification
·Fully skilled & certified to carry out hydrostatic pressure testing of low and medium hydraulic systems
·Fully skilled in start up and commissioning of new hydraulic installations
·Fully skilled in hydraulic system oil flushing and sampling
·Fully skilled in hydraulic system troubleshooting, diagnosis on both closed loop & open loop systems
·Fully skilled and capable of reading hydraulic schematics & parts lists
·Must be able to work under minimal supervision alone or as part of a team
·Must be fully skilled to carry out pre-start equipment checks on all department equipment
·Ensure maintenance of tooling and equipment is kept up
·Specifying of consumables and parts
·Completion of fault reporting and documentation
·Effective time management to ensure jobs are complete in a timely manner
·Effective management of materials and consumables
·Participate in review / initiatives
·Provide technical hydraulic expertise where required
Qualifications & Skills Required
·Completion of a recognised engineering / trade apprenticeship
·Previous experience in a similar hydraulic technician role
·Ability to read Hydraulic/Pneumatic system drawings and Mechanical Engineering drawings
·Experience in the disassembly, inspection, repair and test of hydraulic components
·Working knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic control systems
·Practical experience and knowledge in a Hydraulic environment
·Strong knowledge of current Hydraulic engineering techniques and systems
·Ability to organise and manage resources
·Knowledge to correctly identify thread types, hydraulic fittings and components
·Ability to evaluate component condition
·Good communicator with the ability to prioritise workloads
·IT literate with Microsoft Package experience
·Self-motivated with good attention to detail
·Ability to use own initiative but should work well leading a team
·Can work under pressure, set and achieve deadlines
·Experience in training apprentices/trainees and to buddy where necessary
·Pressure testing of new systems
·Oil Flushing / Sampling
·Fully competent with reading both metric & imperial internal/external micrometers
·Has the knowledge / working experience of engineering limits, fits and tolerances and understands them in the working environment
·Previous experience in a similar engineering job role
·NFPC training courses in Hydraulic Engineering / Competence
·Ad hoc requirement to work offshore / off site when required
·Previous experience working offshore
·Has current certification for travelling offshore
Please click below to apply or call Helen on 01224 565010 for further detail.