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Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

We are Hydro, a global family of 34,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium, energy, metal recycling, batteries 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.

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Engineering Technician

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 34,000 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: Rockledge, FL


Summary: Perform duties to support and assist engineering in innovation and new product development, modifications to equipment, improvements and fabrication of fixtures and tools utilizing electrical, automation proficiencies, mechanical, pneumatic, and fabrication skills where only general methods are available in the making of broad decisions requiring considerable creativity, initiative, ingenuity, and problem solving.  




Job Requirements:


  • Create solutions to complex technical problems
  • Assist engineers and scientists as they create, modify, and test products and processes
  • Effective troubleshooting and repair of facility equipment.
  • Utilize electrical / controls wiring expertise to troubleshoot facility equipment.
  • Work with the engineering team to construct electrical panels for in house projects according to NFPA & Hydro standards.
  • Assist maintenance with trouble shooting and complex repairs
  • Work from verbal instructions, prints, sketches and schematics in accordance with all national and local codes and standards
  • Provide recommendations for continual improvements and maximize efficiencies.

Education and Work Requirements:

  • High school diploma or work equivalent  
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within industrial automation environment.                    
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical and pneumatic systems.
  • Working knowledge of AC/DC motors, VFDs, servo system.
  • Knowledge of PC's, Windows operating systems.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple daily assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Working knowledge of PLC's (Allen Bradley).
  • Ability to use trade equipment and use all varieties of measuring instruments.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills to plan and perform complex installation, repair, modification of production equipment.
  • Manual dexterity to use a wide variety of hand and power tools and equipment, such as a Knock-out, drill press and band saws.
  • Ability to be certified on all maintenance equipment JLG Lifts, scissor lifts, forklifts, etc. to provide project support running electrical conduit and wire.
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of electrical standards.
  • A certified Industrial Electrical License (442A/309A) Preferred. Forklift and overhead crane certification
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations
  • Strong understanding of mechanical components
  • Electrical Cad Design Experience.
  • Associates degree in a technical field Preferred


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

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

Posted on:  May 4, 2021

Rockledge, FL, US, 32955

Department:  Engineering
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Precision Tubing USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne

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