Hydraulic Mechanic

Job Location:North Charleston
Brief Description:

Great North Charleston company looking for a Hydraulic Mechanic. This is a Full time, Temp-to-hire position.  Our client offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including 401k, company paid healthcare premiums and long- term disability.


Job Function:


The primary responsibility of the Hydraulic Mechanic is to service and repair various cylinders, pumps, motors, and power units-including testing, trouble-shooting, repair and assembly.


You must be able to:


  • Diagnose problems and give recommendations for repairs
  • Use schematics and diagnostic equipment to investigate hydraulic or pneumatic system problems
  • Evaluate, tear down and repair cylinders, pumps, motors and power units
  • Inspect parts and various components. Determine if parts are re-workable and write up service report

Qualified Candidates will have:

  • Minimum of 5 years fluid power experience (hydraulic, pneumatic and/or electro- mechanical) or equivalent training

  • Ability to read hydraulic schematics

  • Ability to fully understand hydraulic systems, size and build preferred

  • Basic mechanical abilities and /or formal mechanical training

  • Ability to use a variety of hand tools and operate jib cranes and forklifts without assistance

  • Ability to use various tools for measurement (micrometer, id micrometer, and calipers)

  • Ability to complete field service work independently

  • Ability to trouble shoot and properly diagnose failure of hydraulic parts

  • Ability to identify a wide range of fluid power manufacturers and to recognize their products and complete initial parts quoting

  • Regularly required to walk, sit, stand, crouch and lift up to 75 lbs. required

  • Overtime may be required during extended weekday hours or for plant shutdowns on weekends or during call rotation