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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.

Maintenance Mechanic

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 standard 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.

Location: Mississauga


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Stimulating work environment
  • Education assistance
  • Growth opportunies within the Company


Salary: $39.55 - $41.94  (Rate will be $1 less during probationary period – 900 hours worked).



Shifts Available and Hours:  

  • We are a unionized company
  • New hires may be required to rotate shifts (Midnights, Afternoons and Day shift – the frequency of the rotation will be determined by the manager).
  • Pension – with Canada Wide Industrial Pension Plan – employer and employee contributions (Employer - $1.57 per hour worked, Employee - $0.75 per hour worked).
  • Vacation – 2 weeks as per the Collective Agreement to start, after 5 years, increases to 3 weeks.                



Required Education/Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within industrial environment.
  • Experience in the aluminium extrusion industry is an asset.
  • High school diploma
  • Must possess a valid Ontario Provincial Certificate of Qualifications as Maintenance Mechanic or Millwright.


Preferred Skills/Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Must read, write and speak English.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.


Job 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.
  • Able to do lifting.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!


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

Posted on:  Jan 24, 2023

Mississauga, ON, CA

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

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