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Hydraulic Test Technician

Position: Hydraulic Test Technician

Essex, CT | Full Time

Company Overview:
The Lee Company is a global leader in the design and production of miniature, precision fluid control components for the aerospace, medical/scientific instrument, oil tool, and automotive industries. Lee products are recognized worldwide for superior quality, reliability, and performance. The Lee Company’s unique capabilities in miniaturization and engineering keep the company at the forefront of fluid control technology and identify Lee as a leading innovator in the field of fluid handling and control. Founded in 1948, The Lee Company occupies over one million sq. ft. of modern manufacturing and office space at four sites in Westbrook and Essex, Connecticut, and employs over 1,000 people.


  • High school Diploma or GED required. 
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and use of simple mathematical skills. Proficient use of precision measurement instruments, and specialized trade tools and equipment.
  • Use of computers to perform data entry and document production.
  • Constant use of microscope, precision measurement instruments, and specialized trade equipment and tools.


  • Work from drawings, parts lists, test procedures and verbal instructions to determine requirements of work to be performed.
  • Plan and perform necessary testing operations using a variety of test stands and equipment (hydraulic and pneumatic). Select and set up appropriate test stand using various types of oil, air, and water.
  • Follow various prescribed test sequences to test valves for leaks, flow, pressure, and reseating. Record testing results and complete production paperwork.
  • Use various measuring instruments, such as thread gauges, pin gauges, micrometers, monochromatic plates, microscopes, dial indicators, and dial verniers.
  • Perform various secondary machine operations, as required such as drilling, reaming, dipping, polishing, deburring, passivating, and waxing.
  • Detect and report defective materials, improper operations, faulty equipment, and unusual conditions to supervisory personnel.

The Lee Company Advantages:
The Lee Company offers opportunities for career growth in a stable, well-managed company providing an attractive range of benefits including comprehensive health insurance, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, and daycare subsidy. The Lee Company is situated in southern New England in a rural, campus setting close to the Long Island Sound.

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