Mobile Hydraulic Technician

Mobile Hydraulic Technician (MHT):

Applies fluid power theory and related knowledge to test and troubleshoot operational mobile hydraulic systems and applications. A Mobile Hydraulic Technician reads mobile schematics, performs basic cylinder & hydraulic motor calculations and is able to supervise system installations and commissioning. All Technician certifications require a three (3) hour written and a three (3) hour Job Performance (hands on) test. If you’re interested in testing for the MHT certification, you must register to take the test by submitting a test application.

Subject Matter Outline 

  
Summary:
  • Sets-up and tests systems and components under direction of engineering and scientific staff.
  • Recommends modifications to circuit & components to improve performance.
  • Supervises system installation, flushing & commissioning.
  • Provides leak-free piping.
  • Knows how, where and when to take fluid samples and read lab reports.
  • Can establish ISO cleanliness level for a system.
  • Can devise the Target Cleanliness Chart.
  • Understands accumulator use & operation.
  • Understands hydrostatic drives.
  • Sets pump load sensing and compensator controls.
  • Understands basic electrical controls and their application.
  • Calculates decompression volume.
  • Understands regenerative circuits and their use.
  • Understands sequence & counterbalance circuits and associated valving.
  • Does trouble shooting and supervises required replacements, repair or adjustment.

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01/15/15
Boy Scout Merit Badge
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03/09/15
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03/10/15
Take the "Wake Up Challenge"
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07/01/15
2015 AI and JP Training Workshops
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09/25/15
FPEF Art for Industry Fundraising Event



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