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Maintenance Apprentice

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.  

Maintenance Mechanical Apprentice – North York, ON.
The Mechanical Apprentice (Millwright/Electrical) will report directly to the Maintenance Manager in North York, ON.


      Must be a registered apprentice with the Ontario College of Trades.




  • Hourly Rate Range: $19.80 - $25.00 based on level of experience.



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



Key responsibilities

  • Perform day to day preventative maintenance.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing malfunctions in electrical/mechanical system as necessary.
  • Complete work assignments as directed through work orders and ensure work is completed in a timely manner.
  • Inspecting, repairing and maintaining machinery.
  • Assist Millwrights during equipment breakdowns and day to day activities.
  • Learn technical information and procedures about mechanical trade.
  • Work rotating continental shifts.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Key requirements


Work Experience

  • 1 – 2 years in similar environment.
  • Manufacturing experience; exposure to aluminum extrusion industry is a plus.


  • Completing 4th year of Apprenticeship; working towards millwright license.
  • Registered with the Ontario College of Trades.

Functional/Technical Knowledge

  • Candidate must possess good mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Competence with Microsoft Office tools.
  • Comply with Health, Safety & Environmental requirements.


  • Fluency in English, any other languages a plus.
  • Able to communicate orally and in writing effectively with Managers, supervisors, peers and subordinates.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in and through teams, with all levels of the workplace.


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.

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North York, CA

Department:  Crew 3
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Canada Inc.
Job Type:  Apprentice

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