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   Hydraulic Mechanic

Job Description

Do you want to be a hydraulic mechanic and need a compelling job description? A Hydraulic mechanic performs skilled tasks in the field of mechanical repair and maintenance of heavy trucks and related construction equipment, gasoline and diesel powered tractors. Here is a precise job description for you to follow.


What is a Hydraulic Mechanic?

A hydraulic mechanic is someone who has responsibilities to upkeep and maintenance of heavy hydraulic equipment, primarily responsible for heavy equipment repairs and adjusts diesel power units. Hydraulic mechanic is expected to perform incidental welding operations as well.


Duties of a Hydraulic Mechanic

§  Hydraulic mechanic must have abilities to diagnose defects on heavy duty equipment

§  The general duties of hydraulic mechanic is to follow instructions given to him by the shop foreman

§  Repairs gasoline and diesel powered tractors

§  Undergo training with innovations in heavy equipment operations, repairs and maintenance

§  Inspects diesel powered units, hydraulic systems and injection valves and systems

§  Inspects hydraulic and cable operated attachments on tractors

§  Upgrading of tractors and other vehicles

§  Communicates any unsafe conditions or accidents in a timely manner

§  Improve operations, streamline work processes, work cooperatively to provide seamless costumer services

§  Diagnose defects in heavy equipment

§  Able to write a good report with accurate information


Work Condition of a Hydraulic Mechanic

A Hydraulic mechanic has a working condition that is normal for the manufacturing environment; work involves lifting materials and machinery tools. They operate heavy equipment and requires the use of safety equipment such as safety glasses, hearing protectors, work boots and hard hats. Overtime work may be needed depending on the client and the task given by the shop owner.


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