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Maintenance Electrician - Extrusion

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 Electrician - Mississauga, ON.
The Maintenance Electrician will report directly to the Maintenance Manager in Mississauga, ON. 



Key responsibilities


  • Effective troubleshooting and repair of extrusion equipment.
  • PLC (Allen Bradley - PLC5/CLx) expertise to troubleshoot, install and modify programs.
  • 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 electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic issues.
  • Provide assistance to Electrical Technicians, fostering a supportive team environment.
  • Provide recommendations for continual improvements and maximize efficiencies.
  • 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: $39.55 - $41.94 (Rate will be $1 less during probationary period – 900 hours worked).
  • After the probation - Salary commensurate with experience.



New hires may be required to rotate shifts (Midnights, Afternoons and Day shift – the frequency of the rotation will be determined by the manager)



Key requirements


Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within industrial automation environment.
  • Proven experience and working knowledge of PLC's (Allen Bradley).


  • High school diploma or work experience equivalent.

Functional/Technical Knowledge

  • A certified Industrial Electrical License (442A/309A).                        
  • Ability to troubleshoot hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Working knowledge of AC/DC motors, VFDs.
  • Knowledge of PC's, Windows operating and CMMS systems.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple daily assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of natural gas combustion system and 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.



  • Understand the new hires may be required to rotate shifts (Midnights, Afternoons and Day shift – the frequency of the rotation will be determined by the manager).
  • We are a unionized company. According to the CBA, the candidates will be working in a steady shift. The shift will be determined based on seniority by the time they are hired.  
  • Benefits as per their Collective Agreement – Health, dental, out of country coverage, vision coverage.
  • Pension – with Canada Wide Industrial Pension Plan – employer and employee contributions (Employer - $1.67 per hour worked, Employee - $0.85 per hour worked).
  • Vacation – 2 weeks as per the Collective Agreement to start, after 5 years, increases to 3 weeks.


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:  Jun 17, 2022

Mississauga, CA

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

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