Company: Enermech
Skills: Maintenance Technician, Well Servicing & Testing
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Port Lavaca, Texas, United States
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

Job Brief

Hydro-Test Operator

Job Title: Hydraulic Technician Job Grade:

Job Location: Americas - HYD OPS Issue Rev 1/28/2019

Job Holder: Issue Date: 1/29/2014

This Job Description is not to be considered exhaustive. You may be expected to contribute to other activities outside the scope of this Job Description.

1.0 Job Purpose

As a Hydraulic Technician for EnerMech Mechanical Services, you will be expected to inspect hydraulic equipment for defects, such as misalignment, wear, insufficient lubrication, etc. Analyze repair, installation and determine best way of making repairs to minimize interruption.

2.0 Relationships



Directly Reports to:

Supervisor, General Foreman, and Line Manager

Close working relationships with:

Additional EnerMech management personnel and employment colleagues

Client representative, Commissioning and Construction Managers



  • Main Responsibilities & Key Result Areas



  • Inspects hydraulic equipment for defects, such as misalignment, wear, insufficient lubrication, etc.
  • Analyzes repair, installation and determines best way of making repairs to minimize interruption.
  • Dismantles, cleans, repairs, replaces, installs, maintains, assembles and lubricates hydraulic and mechanical equipment.
  • Adjusts equipment for proper operating characteristics, making either temporary or permanent repairs.
  • Operates machine tools, such as drill press, pipe threading machine, power tools, etc
  • Performs pipe fitting and other repairs of hydraulic lines as required and fabricates hose assemblies.
  • Assembles or align gears, bearings and shafts, involving press, sliding and running fits in hydraulic pumps.
  • Changes, sets up and adjusts equipment as required by current operating equipment conditions.
  • Designs alterations to existing hydraulic systems.
  • Performs minor electrical work required in the servicing, installation and repair of directional valves, solenoids, etcetera.
  • Reads, understands hydraulic schematics, drawings and makes sketches if necessary for repair or installation work.
  • All other tasks assigned by management.

Secondary Responsibilities:


  • Works with repair crews in the field
  • Purchases part for hydraulic systems
  • Performs light welding where required in association with routine/emergency repair or installation.
  • Observes good housekeeping and safety on job site, hydraulic repair shop and maintenance shop.


4.0 Individual Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental Responsibilities




  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Health, Safety, and the Environment.
  • Apply EnerMech Group and where appropriate Client's Health, Safety & Environment Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure that all Quality and operational procedures as identified in EnerMech QA Manuals are adhered to at all times.
  • Maintain and embrace ownership of departmental policies and procedures.


5.0 Qualifications





  • 5 years of Industrial experience (with Hydraulic repairs, systems and installation) with Journey's Card or 10+ years' experience (with Hydraulic repairs, systems and installation) without Journeyman's Card.
  • Flexibility to work a swing shift (including weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.) Incumbent must also have the willingness to successfully work in, and navigate, all areas of hydraulics, both on and offsite and in excessive heat/cold conditions.
  • Must have ability to observe and follow all safety regulations.
  • Candidate must have strong communication skills; have the ability to work alone and as valued member of the team. Teamwork is our key to success.
  • Training and/or background preferred:
    • 37 Months in Craft with Journeyman's Card, or
    • 48 Months in Craft without Journeyman's Card, or
    • 576 Hours of Schooling from an Accredited Educational Institution and 8000 Hours of Trade Experience


6.0 Experience, Competence, Skills & Knowledge





  • Experience installing, maintaining, testing, & repairing circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, and similar equipment.
  • Capable of trouble shooting distribution and transmission controls circuits
  • Knowledge of various equipment manufacturers required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


7.0 Personal Qualities

Required for position:




  • Strong personal leadership.
  • Flexible attitude to working hours and shift patterns in order to get the job done.
  • Personal integrity that can be a role model for all other members of staff.


8.0 Physical Requirements

Sedentary Work

Light Duty

Lifting 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and / or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

Medium Work

Lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and / or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Heavy Work

Lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and / or carrying of objects weighing 50 pounds or more.

Very Heavy Work

Lifting objects in excess of 100 pounds with frequent lifting and / or carrying of objects weighing 50 pounds or more.

Audio-Visual & Licensing Demands:

Vision (20/50 Snellen, both eyes) Color Discrimination Peripheral Vision Depth Perception

Hearing (normal to mild hearing loss only) Pulmonary Function Test (must pass PFT)

Valid Driver's License # ____________________ State _____

Required License/Certification:

_ _________________________

Specific Actions Required: Work Environment:

In an eight hour day, this job may include: This job may include:




Attribute (Condition)











1 - 4 Hrs

1 - 4 Hrs

1 - 4 Hrs


4 - 6 Hrs

4 - 6 Hrs

4 - 6 Hrs

Fumes Vapors/ Gases

6 - 8 Hrs

6 - 8 Hrs

6 - 8 Hrs


> 8 Hrs

> 8 Hrs

> 8 Hrs



Repetitive Motions:

This job will include:

Simple Grasping Fine Manipulation Pushing & Pulling Finger Dexterity
Foot Movement Climbing Stairs Climbing Ladders


Signed on Behalf of EnerMech Mechanical Services, Inc. by:

EnerMech Representative (Print) _____________________________________________________________________________________

EnerMech Representative (Sign) ______________________________________________________________________________________

Title __________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

I hereby acknowledge my acceptance and understanding of the job description including physical demands and requirements.

Employee Name (Print) ______________________________________________________________________________________________

Employee Name (Sign) ______________________________________________________________ Date ___________________________