Maintenance Technician (Cast House)

Maintenance Technician (Cast House)

locationBarberton, OH 44203, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/12/2024
Full Time

Immediately Hiring!

12 Hour Day Crew (7AM-7PM) & Night Crew (7PM-7AM) Opportunities Available

Starting Rate: $35.00/hr+ based on experience!

You deserve the best...and so do we! Take the first step toward a better future with a career at Howmet Aerospace!

Are you an energetic and dependable employee that takes pride in your craft? Would you like to be a part of a dynamic and growing manufacturing business in Barberton, OH? Our organization is dedicated to rapid, profitable growth through continuous capital investment, operational excellence, and career development. Howmet is a company that promotes and develops from within with worldwide opportunities and we're looking for someone like you to join our team as a Full-Time Maintenance Technician in a production environment. If you are interested in taking the next steps in your career, we encourage you to apply!

Company Benefits: We offer eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to assist employees and their families with financial security, health, and well-being. In addition to competitive pay, we off a variety of benefit programs.

  • Medical, Life, Dental and Vision Plans
  • 401(k) Program with a Company Match
  • Performance Pay based on company results
  • Paid vacation accrual
  • 10 annual paid holidays
  • Employee discount programs
  • Starting at $35.00-$42.35/hrwith an additional $1.00/hr shift differential for night crew


The Cast House is a structure that holds an aluminum smelter. Howmet Aerospace's smelters are among the safest in the world. Our modern aluminum smelter will require trained and skilled operators.

Position Summary:  This position is for a role in the maintenance department at Howmet Aerospace’s Barberton Aluminum Remelt Foundry, known as the Howmet Barberton Casthouse. The plant operates a state-of-the-art and highly automated continuous horizontal aluminum casting operation on a nonstop (24/7/365) schedule. This is a fast paced and safety critical operation.

The position is tasked with the daily maintenance requirements for maintaining the equipment and castlines operational, which includes championing the safety of all crew members, maintaining the integrity of equipment and other facility upkeep tasks with an emphasis on machine repair.

The maintenance technician is tasked with supporting all aspects of the maintenance organization, performing preventative maintenance on equipment throughout the lifecycle of the casting process, troubleshooting malfunctioning equipment and performing repairs, and participating in reviews and special projects aimed at increasing equipment reliability.

Essential Duties:
  • Repairs, maintains and troubleshoots continuous process machinery performing mechanical and electrical repairs on equipment such as motors, pneumatic systems, conveyor systems, hydraulic systems, water systems, production machines and equipment in accordance with diagrams, specifications and operator’s manuals.
  • Dismantles devices and machines to gain access to and remove defective parts using hoists, hand tools, power tools, and cranes
  • Performing necessary maintenance work, such as replacing pumps, motors, chains ,spokets, cables, repair or replace drives, troubleshoot PLC logic, fabricate and mount guards, troubleshoot and adjust hydraulics.
  • Maintains personal safety equipment and promotes BCC Safety Regulations
  • Completes required PM’s and associated paperwork (CMMS System)

Basic Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED (from an accredited institution)
  • Minimum of two years' experience performing mechanical OR electrical maintenance in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge and experience reading electrical and hydraulic drawings/schematics

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge and experience working with combustion systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competencies relating to employee, equipment and product safety
  • Experience with equipment troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical repairing of machines, machine parts and maintenance practices
  • Experience with performing preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Five years experience performing mechanical and electrical maintenance in a manufacturing environment or foundry

Working Conditions:
  • Full time. Occasional weekend over-time work required.

Physical Demands:
  • Lifting :  Moderately Heavy - Lift on an occasional basis a maximum of 40 pounds
  • Standing:  Constantly (greater than 80% of workday)
  • Walking:  Constantly (greater than 80% of workday)
  • Bending and Twisting:  Constantly (greater than 80% of workday)
  • Temperature Extremes (percent of time working in non-climate controlled, production environment):  Constantly (greater than 80% of workday)
  • Noise (percent of time working in noisy, production environment):  Constantly (greater than 80% of workday)

This description is a general statement of duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.  This description is not intended to be all inclusive and other related duties may be assigned.

  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

About Howmet Aerospace

Howmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE: HWM), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s sales for 2022 approximated $5.7 billion. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company’s differentiated technologies promote more fuel efficiency for aircraft and commercial transportation. For more information, visit, including content shared during the Company’s May 2022 Technology Day.

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Howmet is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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