Our Team

Meet some of our amazing team here at WT Hydraulics 

Kraige Cooper

Managing Director

Role: Enabling the team to deliver effective, technically sound solutions to our customers’ problems through open strategic management of the resources at our disposal.

Background: Having spent 9 years in Hydraulic Field Service followed by 4 years as aHydraulic Sales Engineer. The time then right to bring that experience to my own operation which was over 19 years ago. Since that time I really have learnt about the world of Hydraulics, Control Systems and People.

Interests outside work: Family, Carlton Football Club and anything that goes fast around corners.

John Cross

Branch manager

Role: Providing guidance and knowledge for the Esperance team. Assisting customers with all categories of questions.

Background: Having been around hydraulics since 1989 working on drill rigs and then moving forward to work for Kraige a WT Hydraulics in 2001. Since 2001 John has worked with hydraulics and machinery at Kalgoorlie and now in the Esperance branch.

Interests outside work: NSW NRL, family, travelling Australia and enjoying a good chat with a beer.

Curvin Valaydon

Operations & Accounts manager

George Christidis

Kalgoorlie Branch manager

Chris Venables

Tasmania Branch manager

Andy Gorman

Perth workshop manager

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