Careers and HPS

As we continue to grow we’re always looking for experienced, motivated and talented people to join our team.

You’ll be joining a group of collaborative people who enjoy their work and working together. With decades of experience in the hydraulic component manufacturing and distribution industry, the Leadership Team seeks to develop each employee through training programs that empowers them to make sound decisions and provides the tools to succeed.

Hydra-Power Systems, Inc. offers competitive salary and a complete benefits package. Job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screen.

HPS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Current career opportunities are listed below.

Though we may not have an opening in your specialty at this time, we’re always happy to accept and review resumes for future opportunities.


Applications Engineer

This position is responsible for the technical support of our product lines and application needs including circuit design and layout.  This individual will be involved with our customers and sales force in providing project support as required.  Project involvement will include both mobile and industrial opportunities including integrated circuits (manifolds) and electronics.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred
  • Fluid Power Certification a plus
  • 5+ years experience

Outside Sales Representative: Seattle WA market

Reporting to the Vice President of Sales, you will use your hydraulic and/or pneumatic sales experience along with product application experience to develop new business by assisting customers find solutions to their needs within a specified territory. To achieve success in this role you will need solid time management and organizational skills along with your competitive and entrepreneurial spirit.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Marketing or Engineering or a 2 year technical degree, preferably in Fluid Power
  • 5+ years fluid power sales experience
  • Strong aptitude in Automation/Motion Control; SMC product knowledge and experience a plus
  • Application and troubleshooting experience with fluid power systems
  • Experience with value add sales
  • Ability to establish and build business relationships

Systems Technician

Component Assembly, Light Welding, Tube bending, electrical wiring.
Interprets blueprints, Bills of Materials, hydraulic and wiring diagrams, test specifications, service bulletins, and customer requirements to build product sub-assemblies or final assemblies.

Sets up and operates production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.

Assists engineers in developing, building, or testing prototypes or new products, processes, or procedures.


  • Fluid Power and Electrical Systems knowledge.
  • Experience with hydraulic power unit assembly processes including print interpretation
  • Familiarity with fabrication and production processes.
  • Degree or certification in fluid power technology or Engineering field
  • Two years’ experience working with engineering, manufacturing, or production line work.

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

  •  Must be proficient with Autodesk Inventor, 3D Modeling, or similar design software
  • Two to Five Years of experience with industrial and/or mobile hydraulic systems
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or  Degree/Certificate in Hydraulic and Pneumatic Automation Technology.

Horizontal CNC Operator

Senior level with minimum 15 years’ experience.

Requirements Include:

Experience in:

  • Setup, Operation and management of a CNC machining cell and pallet pool.
  • Program and process prove-out on Horizontal and Vertical CNC milling machines.
  • Prototype machining and troubleshooting.
  • Tool life management and tool analysis.
  • Exceptionally organized with extreme attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess math and computer skills.
  • Possess advanced machining and mechanical aptitude.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic work ethic.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment


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