Hydraulic Technician

Lagos, Nigeria


The Hydraulic Technician is responsible to the Workshop Manager for for the installation, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of hydraulic systems

This is a temporary engagement, with the opportunity for the successful candidate to go on to a permanent position


Customer Relationship
Personal Evolution
Technical Expertise


  • System Installation: Install new hydraulic systems, including pumps, motors, valves, hoses, and other components. Ensure proper alignment and integration of hydraulic components within the overall system 
  • Maintenance and Inspections: Conduct regular preventive maintenance on hydraulic systems to ensure optimal performance. Inspect and test hydraulic components for wear, damage, or potential issues 
  • Repairs and Troubleshooting: Diagnose and troubleshoot hydraulic system malfunctions. Perform repairs or replacements of faulty components to restore system functionality 
  • Fluid Management: Monitor hydraulic fluid levels and conditions. Perform fluid changes and filtration to maintain the cleanliness and integrity of the hydraulic fluid.
  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to safety regulations and guidelines while working on hydraulic systems. Implement safety measures to protect both the technician and others in the vicinity. 
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs, and inspections. Create detailed reports outlining findings and recommendations. 
  • Testing and Calibration: Conduct tests to ensure the proper functioning and calibration of hydraulic systems. Make adjustments as necessary to meet performance specifications. 
  • Upgrades and Modifications: Evaluate hydraulic systems for potential upgrades or modifications. Implement changes to improve system efficiency or meet changing requirements 
  • Tool and Equipment Management: Maintain and organize tools and equipment used for hydraulic system maintenance. Ensure that tools are in good working condition and properly calibrated. 
  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate with other technicians, engineers, and relevant stakeholders. Work as part of a team to address complex hydraulic system challenges.
  • Quality Assurance: Uphold high-quality standards in all hydraulic system activities. Ensure that work meets or exceeds industry specifications and client expectations.

Required Competencies, knowledge and Skills

  • Troubleshooting: Ability to diagnose and solve problems in hydraulic systems
  • Installation and Repair: Proficiency in installing, maintaining, and repairing hydraulic components and systems.
  • Testing and Calibration: Skill in conducting tests and calibrating hydraulic systems for optimal performance 
  • Safety Awareness: Safety Procedures: Adherence to safety protocols and guidelines while working on hydraulic systems 
  • Emergency Response: Ability to respond effectively and safely to emergency situations 
  • Mechanical Skills: Mechanical Aptitude: Understanding of mechanical principles as they relate to hydraulic systems.
  • Tool Proficiency: Skill in using a variety of hand tools, power tools, and diagnostic equipment.
  • Problem-Solving: Analytical Thinking: Ability to analyze complex hydraulic issues and develop effective solutions. 
  • Decision-Making: Making sound decisions based on analysis and critical thinking. 
  • Communication Skills: Client Communication: Clear communication with clients about system issues, repairs, and maintenance. 
  • Team Collaboration: Working effectively with other technicians, engineers, and stakeholders. 
  • Documentation: Record Keeping: Accurate documentation of maintenance activities, repairs, and inspections. 
  • Adaptability: Flexibility: Being adaptable to different hydraulic systems, components, and work environments. 
  • Learning Ability: Willingness and ability to learn about new technologies and advancements in the field. 
  • Customer Service: Client Relations: Building positive relationships with clients and addressing their concerns 
  • Time Management: Efficiency: Completing tasks and assignments within specified time frames 
  • Prioritization: Managing multiple tasks and priorities effectively  
  • Teamwork: Collaboration: Working well within a team to address complex hydraulic system challenges. 
  • Quality Assurance: Attention to Detail: Ensuring high-quality standards in all hydraulic system activities.
  • Precision: Performing tasks with accuracy and attention to detail.

Education and Experience

  • 3-5 years experience as Hydraulic Technician
  • Post-Secondary Education, Technical Training, Apprenticeships, Certifications, On-the-Job Training
  • Associate Degree Programs or Degree (Optional)

What's great in the job?

  • Great team of smart people, in a friendly and open culture
  • Real responsibilities and challenges in a fast evolving company
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