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Maintenance Mechanic

Extruded Solutions is Hydro’s largest and most global business area. Our Business Area supplies aluminum profiles and profile-based solutions in various applications ranging from windows and furniture to cars and cruise ships. Within Extruded Solutions, we have business area staff functions based in Oslo, but we also have four core business units; Extrusion Europe, Extrusion North America, Building Systems and Precision Tubing.

Job Location: Gainesville, GA


Summary: Mechanic will be working on all equipment in facility and support during equiment fixtures. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Safety First Attitude, understanding and adherence to OSHA and NFPA
  • Install electrical equipment
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot and replace motors and drive units
  • Maintain and troubleshoot pneumatic systems
  • Troubleshoot hydraulic systems
  • Perform arc welding tasks
  • Read and interpret blueprints and drawings
  • Install and align power transmissions
  • Perform lubrication procedures
  • Troubleshoot and maintain air compressors
  • Install and maintain water and air piping systems



Job Requirements:

  • 2-5 years’ experience in manufacturing environment; 2-5 years Industrial Maintenance experience, the willingness to work any shift Ability to communicate in English; Good verbal communications skills a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively with fluency in English; Good verbal communications skills a plus
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills; must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations; must have working knowledge of power and hand tools; a steady work history.
  • Self-Starter; Ability to influence others; Adaptable to change and ability to work as a team; Ability to prioritize needs
  • Mechanical Reasoning
  • Mobile Equipment Certification required (or the ability to attain this certification through Hydro training as per the Mobile Equipment Policy- Selected candidates will be required to pass written and hands on tests


Education and Work Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent; Vocational training in Industrial Maintenance a plus


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


At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Please apply before: 08/15/2020 

Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing this form.


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Gainesville, GA, US, 30504

Department:  Maintenance Reliability / CRI
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extruder LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville GA

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