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Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

We are Hydro, a global family of 30,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium and metal recycling, and energy and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our people matter the most to make the difference.

Click here to explore our world and the heart of our operations.

Craftmaster Electrician

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 34,000 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 Craftmaster Electrician will report directly to the Maintenance Manager.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for health, safety and environmental issues related to this position.
  • Install, maintain and repair all types of electrical and electronic equipment with a constant focus on improving equipment reliability
  • Work with experienced craftsmen to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for advancement.
  • Assist as required with performing/assisting other duties 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, etc.… coupled with machinery knowledge and common sense in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Safely troubleshoots, operates, and repairs as necessary complex equipment, including PLC controlled systems.
  • Applies knowledge of electrical control, electronic systems, process controllers, industrial instrumentation, and combustion systems.
  • Completes work in a timely manner, often without direct supervision.  Ability to organize work for maximum efficiency. Ability to adjust work priorities based on plant needs and business requirements.



Job Requirements:

  • Participation in the Craft Academic Training Center is required.



Education and Work Requirements:

  • A 2-year Electrical Technical Degree with 1-year practical experience and/or 3-5 years of practical experience in an industrial electrical (or related) 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



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

Please apply before:  

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 or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.

Posted on:  Jul 30, 2022

Cressona, PA, US, 17929

Department:  D Shift
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Allentown

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