Pneumatic Technician

Pneumatic Technician:

Fabricates, assembles, services, maintains and tests pneumatic equipment. Can calculate force and motion control systems and is able to follow blueprints and schematics with ISO standard pneumatic symbols. 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 PT level certification, registration information can be found here.

Summary:
  • Sets-up and tests systems and components under direction of engineering and scientific staff.
  • Recommends modifications to circuit & components to improve performance
  • Provides leak free piping.
  • Able to establish ISO 8573-1 cleanliness level.
  • Can select equipment to provide and maintain ISO cleanliness level.
  • Supervises system installation, flushing & commissioning.
  • Uses instruments such as calipers & micrometers.
  • Understands basic electrical controls and their application.
  • Understands ladder logic.
  • Reads electronic circuits.
  • Able to size air compressor for application.
  • Able to assist in compressed air audits.
  • Does trouble shooting and supervises required replacements, repair or adjustments.

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05/01/14
Fluid Power Professionals Day
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06/30/14
Events / Training / 2014 Annual Meeting
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07/15/14
Hydraulic Safety Awareness Safety Training
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07/15/14
Online Certification Review Training



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