Assembly & Test – Large Hydraulic Assemblies – 1st Shift – OT over 8 in a day

Young & Franklin, Inc.

Liverpool, NY

Pay Range: $21-$32 per hour. Time and a half over 8 hours in a day


Position Summary

Assemble and test hydraulic and mechanical specialty control components for power generation applications using tools and equipment in accordance with company and safety guidelines.



  • Assembles large bills of materials including purchased and fabricated metal parts, valves, electrical control components, hydraulic soft goods (O-rings, seals, etc.) and hardware from engineered drawings.
  • Tests assembled units for acceptance to engineering and customer specifications for pressure, flow, leakage and trip times using required pressure and flow gages, electronic data capture equipment including electrical scopes and meters.
  • Tears down, cleans, assesses components for damage and return to service capability. Reassembles-to-print assemblies returned for repair.
  • Uses hand tools and power tools to assemble units according to product specifications.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Identifies and troubleshoots assembly and test issues.
  • Maintains a clean and uncluttered work area.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
  • This position requires either a US Person (as defined in applicable export regulations) or a non-US person who is eligible to obtain required export authorization.
  • High School graduate, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Good mechanical ability and hands–on experience in assembling electrical control enclosures, motor assemblies and bearings.
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, and assembly and mechanical drawings.
  • Familiarity with simple pneumatic and hydraulic control systems, and precision measuring instruments.
  • Experience with hydraulic and mechanical test equipment is a plus.
  • Welding experience a plus

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require frequent walking primarily on a level surface. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to move materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required.  May include lifting up to 50 pounds.  May include frequent pulling, pushing, and grasping.
  • The primary environment of this position is the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, and proper footwear.

Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including disabled and veterans