Permanent Hydraulic Technician Aberdeenshire

Job now filled, regular requirement, please send CV for future vacancies

We are currently recruiting for a Hydraulic Technician to work within a manufacturing workshop. The 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 normal working hours for the workshop are Monday to Friday, 7am to 3pm. There may be times that shift working is required but this would be advised (inc. weekend). Holiday entitlement 33 days inclusive of all public holidays. 35 days after 5 years of service.


Job Roles & Responsibilities:

  1. Fully skilled in all aspects of hydraulic hose manufacture, assembly & installation
  2. Fully skilled in all aspects of manipulation/bending, assembly & installation of fixed tubing
  3. Identification of all types of low, medium & high-pressure hydraulic fitting & thread type/identification
  4. Fully skilled & certified to carry out hydrostatic pressure testing of low and medium hydraulic systems
  5. Fully skilled in start up and commissioning of new hydraulic installations
  6. Fully skilled in hydraulic system oil flushing and sampling


Qualifications & Skills Required:


  1. Completion of a recognised engineering / trade apprenticeship
  2. Previous experience in a similar hydraulic technician role
  3. Ability to read Hydraulic/Pneumatic system drawings and Mechanical Engineering drawings
  4. Experience in the disassembly, inspection, repair and test of hydraulic components
  5. Working knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic control systems
  6. Practical experience and knowledge in a Hydraulic environment
  7. Strong knowledge of current Hydraulic engineering techniques and systems
  8. Ability to organise and manage resources
  9. Knowledge to correctly identify thread types, hydraulic fittings and components
  10. Ability to evaluate component condition
  11. Good communicator with the ability to prioritise workloads
  12. IT literate with Microsoft Package experience
  13. Self-motivated with good attention to detail
  14. Ability to use own initiative but should work well leading a team
  15. Can work under pressure, set and achieve deadlines
  16. Experience in training apprentices/trainees and to buddy where necessary
  17. Pressure testing of new systems
  18. Oil Flushing / Sampling



  1. Previous experience in a similar engineering job role
  2. NFPC training courses in Hydraulic Engineering / Competence
  3. Ad hoc requirement to work offshore / offsite when required
  4. Previous experience working offshore
  5. Has current certification for travelling offshore

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