Hydraulic Instrument Technician

Posted 24 August 2023
Salary Umbrella
Job type Temporary
DisciplineEngineering Skilled Trades Recruitment
Contact NameSusan Ferguson

Job description

Hydraulic Instrument Technicians

Location - Norwich (Lodging allowance paid)

Rate of pay - Umbrella rate £335 per day (10 hour day) plus lodging allowance

Duration - 3 months

Our client is a manufacturing and testing company seeking Hydraulic Technicians with experience in HPU's, WHCP's, TUTU's, IWOCS and CI packages. This role will be based in their workshop.

Key skills:

  • Identification and installation of hydraulic components.
  • Reading and understanding P&ID schematic drawings, General Assembly drawings, Parts Lists and Test Procedures (Flushing, Pressure Testing, Leak Testing, Functional Acceptance (FAT) work.
  • Experience of working with Instrument Tubing and the make-up and assembly of Twin Ferrule systems including Swagelok, Parker and Gyrolok/Hoke. Cutting, deburring, bending, correct pulling on/setting of ferrules. Assembly of these types of tube systems into valves.
  • Pressure testing of small bore tube work ranging from ¼'' to 1'' & equivalent metric systems, also pipe work hydrostatic testing. Ensuring safe systems of work with pressures of up to 40000 psi.
  • Flushing of Hydraulic systems and cleanliness sampling to ensure compliance with prescribed cleanliness levels. Familiarity with SAE AS 4059 class 6B-F (AS598 or ISO4407) particle counting systems and NAS 1638 Class 6 comparator systems. Ideally familiar with PAMAS particle counting equipment.

Education/Qualifications desired:

Mechanical Craft Apprenticeship or similar qualification e.g. level 3 NVQ Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering - Fitting and Assembly with relevant units for Hydraulic Instrument systems. I.e. QCA Codes:

  • A/601/5013 Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements.
  • Y/601/5102 Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation.
  • K/601/5055 Working efficiently and effectively in engineering.
  • H/600/5480 Fitting fluid power components to mechanical assemblies.
  • F/600/5485 Fitting pipework systems to mechanical assemblies.
  • L/600/5537 Checking that completed assemblies comply with specification.
  • Y/600/5542 Pipe bending and forming by hand methods.
  • Swagelok, Parker ALOK compression fittings & Hoke Twin Ferrule systems training with certification.
  • Autoclave or Butech systems training with certification.
  • ecITB Technical competence certificate of achievement in Installing and Assembling Small Bore Tubing (SBT) Assemblies - Code TSBT01.
  • ecITB Technical competence certificate of achievement in Disassembling and Reinstalling SBT Systems - Code TSBT02.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.