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Maintenance Electrician

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

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 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.

Job location: North York, Toronto

Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance
  • Education Assistance 
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave

Starting Rate of pay: $ 38.75-40.87/hour

(Rate will be $1 less during probationary period – 600 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 automation environment
  • Experience in Aluminum industry is an asset
  • 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

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Ability to work with a team and independently
  • 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
  • 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


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.

A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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

Posted on:  Jul 9, 2024

North York, CA

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

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