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LFS, Inc. was established in 1967 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Trident Seafoods. Our corporate headquarters is in Bellingham, WA and we have three year-round locations in Washington State: Bellingham, Seattle, and Poulsbo. LFS also has five year-round locations in Alaska: Anchorage, Cordova, Dutch Harbor, Homer (Kachemak Gear Shed), and Sitka; and three seasonal locations in Kenai, Dillingham and Naknek. While our core business is supplying the commercial fishing industry, we have evolved to include industrial and sports netting sales, hydraulic sales and services, wholesale/industrial sales, recreational marine and outdoor sales, and internet sales.

Summary:  Manages the sale, installation and service of hydraulic systems, steering systems and equipment by performing the following duties:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Confers with customers to assess equipment needs and to determine system requirements.
  • Provides technical and non-technical support and services to clients regarding the use, operation, and maintenance of hydraulic equipment.
  • Customizes, installs and assembles hydraulic units, parts and motors to meet customer specifications and system requirements.
  • Inspects hydraulic lines and components to detect leaks, damage, and wear.
  • Disassembles hydraulic system and removes and replaces defective actuator, pump bearings, pump motor or accumulator.
  • Replaces worn or damaged hydraulic components such as oil lines, fittings, cylinders, servo-valves, pressure release valves, gaskets, and seals.
  • Observes operation of hydraulic system to verify proper installation and/or repair.
  • Combination of technical and trouble shooting skills is crucial.


Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Acquires knowledge of safety policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions.
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with safety training.
  • Utilize appropriate personal protective equipment for work being performed; understand job hazards and which PPE is required.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 1-2 years of experience
  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Technical school certificate or combination of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Familiarity with Parker products.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.

The employee is frequently required to climb or balance.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

The employee moves objects

  • regularly up to 10 pounds
  • frequently up to 25 pounds
  • occasionally up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

This position does not include housing or transportation assistance. 

Trident Seafoods offers a comprehensive and quality benefits package. Full time employees may be eligible for medical, dental and vision insurance plans, optional HRA/HSA, telemedicine, employee assistance and wellness programs, basic life and AD&D, and 401(k) with a company match, vacation, sick time, and 10 paid holidays each year.  For full-time employees, the initial vacation benefit starts at 10 days per year, 6 days of sick leave per year, accrued bi-weekly. 

Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.

Trident Seafoods and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or age.

Trident Seafoods and its subsidiaries have adopted a drug-free workplace policy. Working under the influence of Drugs or Alcohol is not permitted.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods or its subsidiaries is contingent upon the candidate having and maintaining a valid U.S. Work Authorization status throughout employment.