Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician


Maintenance Technician:

Hydro Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries. Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.


The Maintenance Technician will report directly to the crew Supervisor.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for health, safety and environmental issues related to this position.
  • Install, maintain and repair all types of mechanical equipment with a constant focus on improving equipment reliability through the utilization of “MVP” and EBS techniques.
  • Work with experienced craftsmen to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for advancement.
  • Assist as required with performing other activities as required by customer demand.


  • Diagnoses complex equipment failures, troubleshoots for root cause and develops solutions utilizing a scientific approach with at a minimum the following tools; prints, sketches, manuals, diagnostic equipment, coupled with machinery knowledge and common sense in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Safely dismantles, adjusts, repairs and operates complex equipment using hand and power tools, cranes and hoists often involving complex rigging.
  • Applies knowledge of mechanics, welding, pipefitting, hydraulics and other crafts and trades work to efficiently repair or maintain complex equipment daily.
  • Completes work in a timely manner, often without direct supervision.
  • Ability to organize work for maximum efficiency.
  • Ability to adjust work priorities based on business requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Applicants will be required to take a written mechanical assessment from the Maintenance Training Center as well as perform a hands-on skill demonstration to assist with proofing/evaluating their mechanical knowledge and skill level.
  • Participation in the Craft Academic Training Center is required.

Education and Work Requirements:

  • A Mechanical Technical Degree or Certificate equivalent with 1-year practical experience or 3-5 years of practical experience in an industrial setting is desired.

Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave

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