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Millwright Mechanic

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 aluminum 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:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave
  • Assistance with schooling/apprenticeship 

Minimum Starting Rate of pay: $27.00 plus depending on experience

Shift Premium:           Nightshift - $1.50/hour extra 

Shifts Available and Hours Nightshift


7:30pm to 7:30am  

Job Summary:

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for repairing and maintaining various machinery and mechanical equipment essential to our manufacturing operations. This includes but is not limited to electric motors, hydraulic pumps/valves, pneumatic/hydraulic cylinders, cranes, automatic saws, conveyor/belt systems, and related repair equipment. The ideal candidate will have strong troubleshooting abilities, mechanical aptitude, and proficiency in welding, cutting, and fabrication skills.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years mechanic/millwright experience.
  • Basic proficiency in English to understand and deliver commands.
  • Basic math skills, including the use of a calculator and reading a tape measure.
  • Experience with bearings, gearboxes, gears, and lubrication.
  • Proficiency in welding, cutting, and fabrication.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex manufacturing machinery, including hydraulics and pneumatics, and interpret mechanical drawings and hydraulic schematics.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in using precision measuring tools.
  • Ability to perform shaft alignment.
  • Mechanical aptitude with a knack for using mechanical tools.
  • Familiarity with electrical and PLC equipment  
  • Knowledge of disassemble/reassemble of components in a factory setting.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct mechanical troubleshooting and repair of machinery as needed.
  • Replace defective parts, lubricate, and clean components to ensure optimal functionality.
  • Adhere to lockout/tagout procedures according to company policy to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Assist with the installation and replacement of equipment as required.
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks, including regular inspections to identify potential issues proactively.

Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

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.

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Posted on:  Jul 9, 2024

Portland (OR), OR, US, 97211

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

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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