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Maintenance Mechanic - Casthouse

Hydro is a fully integrated aluminum company combining local expertise, worldwide reach and unmatched capabilities in R&D. In addition to production of primary aluminum, rolled and extruded products and recycling, Hydro also extracts bauxite, refines alumina and generates energy to be the only 360° company of the global aluminum industry.  We offer exciting employment opportunities with significant upward potential for the motivated individual in a leading multinational company with 35,000 employees in 40 countries on all continents. 

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic – North York, ON - Canada
The Maintenance Mechanic will report directly to the Maintenance Manager in North York, ON.


Key responsibilities

  • Effective troubleshooting and repair of extrusion equipment.
  • Carry out day to day preventative maintenance checks.
  • Complete assigned work orders.
  • Respond to equipment breakdown calls.
  • Continually update spare parts data.
  • Report in SCS/ Maintenance database completed work orders and equipment downtime.
  • Perform routine preventive and predictive maintenance on all equipment related to production operations and building systems.
  • Identify root and trend analysis, providing innovative solutions to resolve and remedy hydraulic and pneumatic issues.
  • Provide recommendations for continual improvements and maximize efficiencies.
  • Pass on technical/mechanical information to mechanical apprentice.
  • Learn extrusion processes from mechanic A/B.
  • Maintain a safe work environment, complying with the Company's Health & Safety guidelines.
  • Must be able to work different shifts, overtime, weekend shifts, and commit to call-ins if required during breakdown situations.
  • Able to do lifting.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Hourly Rate: $34.00-$39.00 pending experience (During probationary period – 850 hours worked).
  • After the probation - Salary commensurate with experience.



  • Must be able to work rotating continental shifts (12 hours: from 12am - 12pm and 12pm to 12am).


Key requirements

Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within industrial environment.
  • Experience in the aluminium extrusion industry is an asset.


  • High school diploma or work experience equivalent.

unctional/Technical Knowledge

  • Must possess a valid Ontario Provincial Certificate of Qualifications as Maintenance Mechanic or Millwright.
  • Ability to read blueprints, hydraulic, pneumatic, plumbing and welding drawings.
  • Good troubleshooting skills.
  • Able to do basic welding and torching.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple daily assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of extrusion equipment would be a definite asset.


  • Ability to work with a team and independently.
  • Must read, write and speak English.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

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. Hydro welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Posted on:  Sep 20, 2022

North York, CA

Department:  Crew 3
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Canada Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent

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