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Fluid Power Technician - (BU15)

Location: Holland, Michigan, United States
Job ID: R0041027
Date Posted: Jan 29, 2024
Segment: Connective Industries
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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JR Automation is looking for a Fluid Power (Plumbing) Technician/Pipefitter to join our team in Holland, MI. As a member of a project team, you’ll work alongside our Applications, Controls, and Mechanical Engineering teams to design, build, program, and deploy custom automated equipment and solutions for every industry.   


  • Assembly of the equipment according to approved design and customer specifications.
  •  Ensure that changes and problems get documented and communicated.
  • Carry out assigned tasks with minimum direct supervision.
  • Assist with the execution of ISO\Quality Standards.
  • Communicate with the project team on open issues and progress during the build process.
  • Assist with the successful execution of assigned programs as they relate to cost, quality, timing, and customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of assigned work area.
  • Effectively and safely: Troubleshoot pneumatic and hydraulic circuits.
  • Install piping and hoses.
  • Read blueprints, identify fittings, and have basic symbol knowledge.



Note: This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities.


  • High school diploma, or equivalent, 4 years’ fluid power experience preferred
  • Related vocational education preferred
  • Journeyman’s card preferred
  • Basic computer skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of: o Schematic interpretation
  • Pipe Threading
  • Fitting Identification
  • Symbols
  • Proven mechanical aptitude with a focus on safety and quality.
  • Proven ability to accept direction and complete tasks as assigned while working as part of a team or individually.
  • Ability to maintain a steady pace while bending, kneeling, climbing ladders, and climbing onto and beneath machines.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. as required.
  • Ability to obtain a Hi-Lo (Fork Lift), Aerial Platform and Overhead Crane license, along with Lock Out Tag Out training, while employed at JR.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at JR Automation, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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