We Are Hiring Hydraulic Mechanics

Coastal Hydraulics is currently hiring hydraulic mechanics.  See the job description and details below.  To apply, contact Joyce Maffett at joyce.maffett@coastalhydraulics.net or by phone at 843-572-5714 or complete the form on our Careers page.


The primary responsibility of the Hydraulic Mechanic is to service and repair various cylinders, pumps, motors, and power units-including testing, trouble-shooting, repair and assembly. You must be able to:

  • Diagnose problems and give recommendations for repairs
  • Use schematics and diagnostic equipment to investigate hydraulic or pneumatic system problems
  • Evaluate, tear down and repair cylinders, pumps, motors and power units
  • Inspect parts and various components. Determine if parts are re-workable and write up service report
  • Reassemble components when repair is complete and prepare for delivery to customer

The qualified individual will have the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years fluid power experience (hydraulic, pneumatic and/or electro-mechanical) or equivalent training
  • Ability to read hydraulic schematics
  • Ability to fully understand hydraulic systems- size and build, preferred
  • Basic mechanical abilities and /or formal mechanical training
  • Ability to use a variety of hand tools and operate jib cranes and forklifts without assistance
  • Ability to use various tools for measurement (micrometer, id micrometer, and calipers)
  • Ability to complete field service work independently
  • Ability to trouble shoot and properly diagnose failure of hydraulic pumps
  • Ability to identify a wide range of fluid power manufacturers and to recognize their products and complete initial parts quoting
  • Regularly required to sit, stand and lift up to 75 lbs. required
  • Overtime may be required during extended weekday hours or for plant shutdowns on weekends or during call rotation


Position is located in Charleston, SC.  Coastal Hydraulics, Inc. offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including 401k, company paid healthcare premiums and long-term disability.  Background check (including criminal record) and drug screening are required.

posted November 8, 2017