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Do you want to shape our story with your personality, expertise and ambitions? At Hydro we are a global family of 35 000 people that extract, produce, shape and reuse the world’s most flexible and sustainable metal into infinite innovations and applications. Click here if you would like to read more about Hydro and our operations.

PLC Technician

Extruded Solutions is Hydro’s largest and most global business area. Our Business Area supplies aluminum profiles and profile-based solutions in various applications ranging from windows and furniture to cars and cruise ships. Within Extruded Solutions, we have business area staff functions based in Oslo, but we also have four core business units; Extrusion Europe, Extrusion North America, Building Systems and Precision Tubing. 

Job Location: St. Augustine, FL


Summary: This position reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor and trouble shoots, modifies, maintains, upgrades and backs up all PLC and computer software associated with the production equipment. The selected candidate will work with the maintenance supervisor, mechanics and electricians to support projects and repairs.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Understanding of safety, quality and production processes.
  • Knowledge of all types of measuring devise; i.e. calipers, micrometers, height gauges, tape measure, etc.
  • Computer skills required.
  • Ability to troubleshoot machinery by accessing PLC through a laptop.
  • Allen Bradley PLC experience in a plus.
  • Must have a strong mechanical aptitude.
  • In-depth understanding of complex control schemes.
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to function successfully in a fast-paced, changing work environment.
  • Willingness to learn new processes and work with limited supervision.


Job Requirements:

  • Basic reading and mathematics
  • Must have experience in programing PLC’s
  • Prior leadership a plus.

Education and Work Requirements:

  • Associates Degree 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: 08/31/2020   
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.


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St.Augustine, FL, US, 32086

Department:  Maintenance Shop
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville

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