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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 Apprentice

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: Portland, OR


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • UNION represented by Local 162 Teamsters Union
    • Enrollment into Union Pension
  • Medical/Dental/Vision (up to 84% Employer-Paid), Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Eligibility to contribute into Retirement Savings Plan
  • 50% Reimbursement of C-Tran or TriMet monthly bus pass
  • Education Assistance
  • Monthly Profit Sharing
  • Company Paid Parental Leave



Pay Range:                 $21.00



Required Education/Experience:

  • 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment



Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Welding, cutting and fabrication skills
  • Familiar with mechanical and electrical equipment
  • CMMS experience



Job Responsibilities:

  • Learns directly from current Maintenance Mechanics on how to perform mechanical troubleshooting and repair of machinery and mechanical equipment such as, Gear boxes,  Electric Motors, Hydraulic Pumps / Valves, Pneumatic / Hydraulic cylinders, Cranes, Automatic Saws, Conveyor / Belt systems, Schematic and blue print reading, flame cutting and welding/fabrication.
  • Repairs and replaces defective parts
  • Consistently lubricates and cleans parts
  • Performs and lockout/tagout procedures according to company policy
  • Assists Mechanics with new and replacement equipment
  • Performs preventative maintenance with regular inspections



Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences.  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 27, 2023

Portland (OR), OR, US, 97211

Department:  Mechanics
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Portland, Inc.
Job Type:  Apprentice

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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