Automotive
Ireland
Posted 8 months ago

Hydraulic Fitters

Fully inclusive deployment packages with competitive salary – Full time.  

Must have relevant qualifications (Diploma / Degree / Trade License) plus minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience required.

Job Summary

As a Hydraulic Fitter, you will play a crucial role in assembling, installing, and maintaining hydraulic systems and components used in a wide range of industrial machinery and equipment. The successful candidate will demonstrate a solid understanding of hydraulic principles, possess strong technical expertise, and be able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Responsibilities:

  • Hydraulic System Assembly: Read and interpret hydraulic schematics, blueprints, and technical manuals to assemble and install hydraulic systems for various applications. This includes selecting the appropriate components such as pumps, motors, valves, and hoses to ensure optimal system performance.

  • Maintenance and Repair: Conduct routine maintenance and repair tasks on existing hydraulic systems to ensure their reliability and efficiency. Identify faulty components and replace or repair them as needed to minimize downtime and maximize productivity.

  • Troubleshooting: Diagnose and troubleshoot hydraulic system issues, including leaks, pressure problems, and performance discrepancies. Implement effective solutions to rectify problems and ensure the smooth operation of hydraulic equipment.

  • Quality Assurance: Inspect and test assembled hydraulic systems to ensure they meet required specifications and quality standards. Conduct performance tests to assess system efficiency and make necessary adjustments.

  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to all safety regulations and guidelines while working on hydraulic systems. Promote a safe working environment and actively participate in safety meetings and training sessions.

  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of hydraulic system installations, repairs, and maintenance activities. Keep track of spare parts inventory and submit detailed reports as required.

  • Collaboration: Collaborate with engineers, technicians, and other team members to support the design and implementation of hydraulic systems in new projects. Provide valuable insights and feedback to improve system efficiency and functionality.

Requirements:

  • Technical Expertise: Possess a strong understanding of hydraulic principles, components, and systems. Familiarity with hydraulic equipment, including pumps, valves, cylinders, and hoses.

  • Experience: 3 5 years Proven experience as a Hydraulic Fitter or similar role with a track record of assembling, maintaining, and repairing hydraulic systems. On-the-job experience in various industries is advantageous.

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Additional technical certifications or relevant vocational training in hydraulics is a plus.

  • Attention to Detail: Meticulous and precise in work, ensuring accuracy and quality in all hydraulic fittings and installations.

  • Problem-Solving Skills: Effective at diagnosing and troubleshooting hydraulic system issues, with the ability to implement appropriate solutions.

  • Team Player: Capable of working collaboratively with others in a team-oriented environment.

  • Physical Fitness: Able to handle physically demanding tasks, including lifting heavy components and working in various positions.

  • Safety Awareness: Committed to maintaining a safe working environment and following safety protocols at all times.

  • Communication Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills to interact with team members, superiors, and clients.

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID PASSPORT TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.

Please note: If we haven’t contacted you after 2 weeks consider your application unsuccessful. 

 

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