Now Hiring Hydraulic Mechanics & Manual Machinists

Coastal Hydraulics is currently hiring hydraulic mechanics and manual machinists. See job descriptions below.

Coastal Hydraulics, Inc. is an expert resource in the fabrication, assembly, repair, refurbishment, rebuilding, maintenance, design, and replacement sales of hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components for industrial and mobile equipment applications. We are located in Charleston, South Carolina.


Hydraulic Mechanic
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 parts
 Ability to identify a wide range of fluid power manufacturers and to recognize their products and complete initial parts quoting
 Regularly required to walk, sit, stand, crouch 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


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. Interested candidates submit resume to Joyce.Maffett@coastalhydraulics.net. Please visit our website:
www.coastalhydraulics.net.

Manual Machinist


Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, boring machines, and grinders to machine/fabricate metallic and nonmetallic work pieces.
 Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications such as dimensions and tolerances, and tooling instructions such as fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cut and determines sequence of operations.
 Selects, positions, and secures tool in tool holder (chuck, tool posts, etc.).
 Positions and secures work piece in holding device, machine table, chuck, centers, or fixtures.
 Moves controls to position tool and work piece in relation to each other, and to set specified feeds, speeds, and depth of cut.
 Sets up fixture or feeding device, starts machine, and turns hand wheel to feed tool to work piece or vice versa, and engages feed.
 Observes operation of machine and verifies conformance of machined work piece to specifications.
 Sets up and operates machines and equipment other than machine tools such as the band saw.
 Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
 Performs other duties and assignments as directed.


Required Experience/Education/Training:
 High School Diploma with 5+ years related experience in job function and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience.
 Strong math skills: decimals, percentages, fractions, ratios, measurement, etc.
 Ability to read and interpret technical drawings.
 Basic computer knowledge and skills.
 Strong mechanical aptitude and specialized mechanical certifications a plus.
 Ability to use measuring instruments including but not limited to calipers, gauges, etc.
 Read and apply internal processes, procedures and policies.
 Ability to use a variety of hand tools and operate jib cranes and forklifts without assistance
 Effective verbal and written communication skills.
 Proven self-organization skills.
 Regularly required to walk, sit, stand, crouch 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.

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. Interested candidates submit resume to Joyce.Maffett@coastalhydraulics.net. Please visit our website:
www.coastalhydraulics.net.

posted May 23, 2019