Repair Tech 2
Hyspeco, Inc.
St. Louis, MO US
Posted ago
Hyspeco, Inc.

Repair Tech 2 includes all the qualifications for repair tech 1 plus extra duties including one or two additional skills. Repair tech 2 is the next skill level above a repair tech 1. Repair tech 2 additional duties or skills consists of the following, machinist, welder, and fluid power repair of fluid power systems or components other than cylinders. Repair tech 1 job description and options for repair tech 2 are listed below.

Repair Tech 1 primary duties include but are not limited to; the safe repair of hydraulic cylinders or related component parts including diagnostic trouble shooting, disassembly, measurement, data collection, failure analysis, repair, re-assembly and testing. Includes the proper use of mechanical and fluid power testing and measuring equipment and documentation of results. Requires work at Hyspeco Repair shops and at customer locations if ever needed.

Repair Tech 2 options:

(Manual Machinist) primary duties include but are not limited to set up and operates manually controlled lathe and milling machines to skilled precision tolerances. Machinists will be required to machine parts to pattern using existing part as pattern or using drawing as pattern. The materials being machined will consist of many different material. The most common materials are chrome rod, hard chrome rod, cold rolled round, aluminum, cast iron, and brass. Machinists know how to properly set up and machine many different types of cuts. Some of the common cuts are grooves, tapers, slots, and threading. All of these cuts can be internal or external with many options depending on pattern. Machinists are required to be able to perform the description above with high accuracy in a timely manner.

(Welder) primary duties include but are not limited to set up and perform weld fabrication of product using various types of welding including TIG, Stick, and MIG welding per specifications. All these types of welding are performed in various different ways like welding internally, externally, under, on side, or on top of the item being welded. Welders are required to know the proper welding type to use for the each material and set up welders for proper penetration of materials. The Welder takes care of the welder machines as needed. Welders perform the description above with high accuracy, attention to detail, attention to looks of weld, and in a timely manner.

(Fluid power repair) primary duties include but are not limited to perform complete component repair and testing on various fluid power components other than cylinders. Fluid power repair technician inspects, diagnoses, repairs, builds new, and installs fluid power systems, Hydraulic power units, and mobile hydraulic equipment. Tech are required to read blueprints and schematic of fluid power system and components. Properly test components and systems to OEM specifications using various types of test equipment. Test equipment includes pump test bench, motor test bench, valve test stand, cylinder test stand, hand held flow meters, pressure gauges, presses, and other test equipment as needed. Tech’s operate and/or use related equipment and tools which include forklifts, hoists, slings, grinders, cutting torches, hand tools, drills, punches, etc. Fluid power repair technicians perform the description above with high accuracy, attention to detail, and in a timely manner.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Tech 1 Cylinder Technician

  • Diagnoses hydraulic cylinder to troubleshoot and determine cause of failure.
  • Measure with calipers, micrometers, and tape measure.
  • Dismantles cylinders maintaining identification of each component part, labeling and/or photographing parts as necessary.
  • Advises supervisor of required new or remanufactured parts, if necessary.
  • Re-aggregates cleaned, repaired and/or replacement parts from other work groups and performs re-assembly and final testing per Customer, EASA, OEM, or Horner specifications.
  • Documents final testing on applicable forms.
  • Return all completed signed documentation, photos, etc. to the shop office.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Work with minimal supervision to complete tasks on time.
  • Operate and/or use related equipment and tools which include forklifts, hoists, slings, grinders, cutting torches, hand tools, drills, punches, etc.
  • Maintain level of work performance in accordance with Company Quality Assurance standards and/or job order specifications.
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Upholds Hyspeco Safety and Personnel Policies.
  • Upholds ISO 9001:2015 requirements as defined in Hyspeco’s quality procedures / processes.

Manual Machinist

  • Uses gages and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements.
  • Uses precision tools, machinery and equipment such as a lathe, vertical milling machine, drill press, hydraulic press, saws, and a variety of cutting tools and equipment.
  • Fabricates and shapes parts such as tools and machine parts out of metal. Recognizes, deploys and properly uses inserts and tooling.
  • Properly and safely selects, aligns, secures, and removes fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
  • Performs daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment.
  • Evaluate experimental procedures and recommend change or modifications for efficiency and adaptability to setup production.
  • Knowledge metals and quality and machinability and uses of metals, alloys, and other materials.


  • Perform welding duties
  • Weld various metals as specified by procedures, layouts, blueprints, diagrams, work orders, oral instructions, and with or without the use of weld procedure specifications (WPS). Welds range from simple tacks to complex welds, performed in varying positions.
  • Work includes set-up, laying out work using fixtures/jigs to fabricate, modify, or repair parts.
  • Weld in various angles on many shapes of materials.

Fluid Power Repair

  • Diagnoses hydraulic (fluid power) equipment and components parts to troubleshoot and determine cause of failure.
  • Access available OEM Specifications or related documents for the component or equipment.
  • Isolate problem areas of system, equipment or components.
  • Verify defective system, equipment or component part.
  • Prepare the system, equipment or component part for disassembly including necessary lockout /tag out, isolation, bracing, line bleeding and depressurization.
  • Dismantles equipment maintaining identification of each component part, labeling and/or photographing parts as necessary.
  • Climb up down, in, and out of mobile equipment being worked on.
  • Properly diagnose, repair, and test all fluid power components, power units, and fluid power systems on mobile equipment.
  • Install new fluid power system on mobile equipment.
  • Build hydraulic power units from parts and blue prints provided.
  • Operate hydraulic test stands to test hydraulic components to OEM specifications.
  • Competencies
  • Technical Capacity.
  • Learning Orientation.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Team work.
  • Organization.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • No Supervisory Responsibilities


Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent; or three to five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Fluid power experience
  • Fluid power component repair experience

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Fluid power certification

$23 - $28 hourly
About Hyspeco, Inc.

Hyspeco is a full-line Fluid Power Distributor of motion and control components centered on hydraulic, pneumatic, electro-mechanical, and fluid connector components. Hyspeco Inc. is setting the standard for design, manufacturing, application, installation, and delivery of fluid power products and engineering emergency and preventive maintenance field services. Our progress is driven by the family built atmosphere and employee-owner mindset.

“The beauty of our company is not just the service and products that we provide, but the unshakable ethical core that Hyspeco is built upon. Our teammates consistently drive innovation while changing the lives of our customers and each other. It is this valuable cultural equation that makes us the ultimate employment destination.”  – Joe Parrott, President/CEO of Hyspeco, Inc.

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