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Workshop/ Field Service Fitter

Job No: 116362
Location: Emerald, QLD

  • Pivotal field service/ workshop role with expanding design & manufacturing organisation!
  • $45 - $55 hourly rate plus super, phone, laptop, work vehicle & relocation assistance if required!
  • Ongoing opportunities for career advancement as the business grows - make a direct impact on the future success of the business!
  • Gain significant hydraulic/ electro-hydraulic experience and training with a market leading engineering company with formal qualifications gained during your time.

About the Organisation

Hyden Engineering (Hyden) is a family-based business with locations in both Rutherford, NSW and Emerald, QLD. Established for over 28 years, Hyden specialises in the design, development & installation of customised products including hydraulic, fuel, lubrication & control systems. Hyden also maintains a quickly growing department of field service technicians that are able and prepared to deploy field solutions onsite for clients.

Hyden Engineering's vision is to provide through innovation the most elegant, robust and environmentally friendly solution to technical problems on a global scale. They have a strong organisational culture, with a core focus on openness, empathy and achieving a win-win solution for every customer.

With a current staff of 24, and expanding, Hyden Engineering plans to continue R&D and retain technical superiority of existing product lines, provide new products for the future and continue growth and development within the field service department.

For further information about Hyden Engineering, visit their website.

About the Opportunity

Hyden Engineering has recently purchased the Hosepower (QLD) operation in Emerald, QLD. This expansion has created an exciting opening for a full-time Field Service Fitter to join the Hyden team. This will be a residential role as most of your work is done in the workshop or throughout the Emerald region.

This position will involve working both in the field and in the workshop.

Field work duties will include: diagnosing; installing; and repairing on site. Spending up to a week in the field. Local TRAVEL is mandatory. 

Workshop duties will include: repairing and overhauling various types of hydraulics, lubrications or mechanical components; and building of new projects.

Other key responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Ensuring strip inspection and assembly work is complete, accurate and completed on budget;
  • Ensuring that all installations are to the agreed standard;
  • Promoting the company, its products and its services, whilst in the field;
  • Ensuring that the site vehicle is maintained, cleaned and always fit for service.

Please note: The level of training and/or supervision is dependent on the candidates experience and competency within the role.

About You

Hyden Engineering is seeking a candidate who is an experienced fitter and holds trade qualifications as a Mechanical Fitter or Fitter Machinist. Experience in hydraulics will be highly regarded.

The ability to use all normal tools, read hydraulic symbols, use hydraulic test rigs and be competent with all measuring instruments are a requirement for this role.

You will be safety conscious, reliable and prompt with the ability to do the job well and on time. Your can do attitude and positivity will be an asset to the team.

Due to the customer focused nature of this technical position, it's important you possess strong communication skills. Reporting will be done by you, so experience in Excel will be required.

In addition, the successful candidate will have exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to learn systems and processes quickly.

Please Note: A current Driver's License is a requirement of this position. 

About the Benefits

This is an exciting time to join the Hyden team, with the recent purchase of the Hosepower (QLD) business during an overall growth phase for the business! You'll benefit from an existing client base and a great branch reputation, while enjoying the the benefits of joining a growing team based in Emerald.

In return for your dedication and hard work, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive rate of $45 - $55 per hour (commensurate with experience) plus super

 Other benefits include:

  • Phone, and laptop;
  • Fully equipped space cab ute for field work and personal use; and
  • Relocation assistance is available for the right candidate.


If you've been looking for a role where you can use your fitting experience in the world of hydraulics than this is what you've been waiting for - Apply Now!

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