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Industrial Hydraulics Mechanic IV
Ref No.: 17-15616
Location: Mossville, Illinois
The Industrial Hydraulics Mechanic IV is responsible for providing an advanced level of expertise in responding to work orders, troubleshooting, and providing preventive maintenance on the industrial and large commercial HVAC equipment in an major office complex.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, performing preventative and corrective maintenance to a wide variety of process hydraulic equipment. Must have the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot and rebuild gear, vane, piston pumps and hydraulic cylinders; troubleshoot hydraulic pressure issues; and diagnose and replace or rebuild pressure relief valves and other hydraulics etc. in an industrial environment.
Requires strong electrical and mechanical skills, as well as the ability to work safely with 3-phase power up to and including 480V and to operate programs that run hydraulic test benches. Must be able to troubleshoot and diagnose electrical circuits ranging from 24VAC/DC and up, including lighting and load centers.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in reading hydraulic schematics.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in understanding and applying hydraulic theory.
  • Rebuilds gear/vane/piston pumps.
  • Rebuilds hydraulic cylinders
  • Understands and applies Lock Out Tag Out practices and procedures.
  • Operates a PC with Microsoft Office Suite programs.
  • Performs preventive maintenance as scheduled in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). SAP experience is a plus.
  • Responds and provides service and feedback to the customer on all work orders while assuring compliance to codes, regulations and industry standards.
  • Recommends measures to improve maintenance methods and equipment performance.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Understands company policies and enforces safety regulations.
  • Safely performs functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis and lockout/tagout procedures and wearing PPE as required.
  • Operates various measuring, diagnostic and testing instruments to help provide energy efficiency solutions.
  • Operates a variety of equipment such as hand tools, laptop computers and diagnostic hardware to perform work.
  • Maintains a strict schedule in order to be successful in the assignment, yet demonstrates flexibility in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the benefit of the customer.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.
Minimum Requirements:
  1. High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  2. Five years of experience as a mechanical hydraulics maintenance technician repairing production related equipment in an industrial environment, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.
  3. Must have the ability to work in an aerial lift or scissor lift at heights up to 30 feet or higher.
Additional Information:
  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
  • This position may require a valid Driver's License.
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client's location.
  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.
Physical Requirements:
  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.
  • Some tasks will require the ability to walk extensively throughout facilities during a workday.
  • Requires the ability to climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs as needed during a workday.
  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat, kneel, reach/stretch, and move in a 90-degree fashion during workday.
  • Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.
  • Requires ability to read and understand information contained in a variety of documents or displayed on a computer screen.
  • Requires ability to use a variety of office equipment and to operate a computer keyboard to access data bases, to send/receive messages and to prepare documents.
  • Requires ability to attend meetings throughout the site and potentially travel to other Client, customer and/or vendor locations in the area, as well as some air travel to more distant locations.
  • Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one-on-one or group discussions, meetings and presentations.
  • Demonstrated fluency in computer use including the full Microsoft product line.
  • Requires some moving of light to medium weight materials into desks, filing cabinets and other storage locations.
  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.
Special Requirements:
  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.
  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Associate's degree in Industrial Mechanical, Industrial Technology, or a related skilled trade.
  2. Proficiency reading hydraulic schematic
  3. Demonstrated proficiency in hydraulic theory
  4. Experience rebuilding gear/vane/piston pumps
  5. Experience rebuilding hydraulic cylinders
Other Attributes:
  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.
  • Work schedules can change based on critical business needs.