Hydraulic Mechanic

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Emp Type
Full Time
Wholesale Trade
Functional Expertise
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Job Description

Executrade has partnered with a company in Kamloops looking for a Lead Hand Hydraulic Mechanic. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing and performing repair services, assembly services and troubleshooting in support of the overall business plan and the strategic direction of the company.  The Hydraulic Technician/Mechanic will be actively involved in all daily activities related to growing Fluid Power business.  As a Lead Hand you will be responsible to support and provide training to other employees in the fluid power trade and be available for field service as per customer requirements.

If you believe this opportunity aligns with your skills and aspirations, and you meet the below qualifications,  please apply to this advertisement or send your resume directly to Ian Strate, via email at ian@executrade.com


  • Heavy Duty Mechanic / Millwright training is an asset
  • Proven ability in overhaul/reconditioning/performance testing of hydraulic components including fixed and variable displacement pumps and motors; open and closed loop systems; manual, solenoid-operated, proportional and servo valving; hydraulic cylinders; filtration; hose and pipe assemblies
  • The ability to communicate knowledgeably and professionally with clients, suppliers and internal personnel.
  • Proven system troubleshooting
  • Versatility and willingness to learn new methods and product to suit changing technology and customer demands as required.
  • Have own supply of common hand tools for completing job function
  • Highly skilled technical and mechanical ability with proficiency in use of all hand tools, machinery, diagnostic and performance testing equipment associated with hydraulic service, mechanical components and applications
  • Proven ability in hydraulic system maintenance and condition monitoring
  • Ability to work safely, lead by example and contribute to overall company safety
  • Experience in FP industry or industrial environment is an asset
  • Field Service experience
  • Organize and work independently and as part of a team



  • Cylinder, measurements, honing and lapping of critical parts.
  • System Troubleshooting both in shop and field setting
  • Complete work and test reports according to quality systems and procedures.
  • Repair and testing of lubrication pumps, systems and installations 
  • Communicate scope of work and work instructions professionally and effectively to employees and administration
  • Inspection, repair and testing of Pumps, Motors, Valves, Cylinders and all related FP components.
  • Inspection and repair of mechanical components including gear boxes, pulleys, process pumps bearing assemblies
  • Assist in coordination of jobs, overtime and be available for afterhours.
  • Ensure adherence to quoted and specified scope of work, component supply and customer requirements
  • Failure analysis, condition reporting. 
  • Be a leader and actively participate in Corporate Safety Program.  Ensure all safety processes are within regulations and program is implemented successfully and standards are upheld.  Work safely, lead by example and contribute to company safety program.
  • Perform repair services to the highest trade and company standards


  • Competitive compensation and bonus opportunities
  • Health, vision, and dental coverage
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and company holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement and opportunities for development
  • Company matched RRSP 
  • Company supported community involvement opportunities

Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton and Calgary. We have over 45 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada - Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained fromhttp://www.cic.gc.ca



Ian Strate