Water is our Earth’s most precious resource, yet more than 99 percent of the Earth’s water supply is unavailable for life improving use. As the world population grows, demand for clean water is increasing faster than available resources. That is where we make a difference. Our membrane filtration products are producing enough clean water daily to improve the lives of 400 million people worldwide. Won’t you join us?

We always look for people who share our passion for clean water solutions. Join our team and help us provide the world with pure, safe, and accessible water supplies by developing innovative and technologically superior membrane treatment products and services.

Note for Recruitment Agencies: Our Human Resources department is solely responsible for all recruitment activities. As such, Hydranautics is not responsible for any fees resulting from resumes submitted by recruitment agencies having no written and signed agreement in place with our company. Hydranautics will only pay a fee to agencies once a formal agreement between our company and the agency is established. Please contact Human Resources for consideration.

Current Career Opportunities

 

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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II, III or IV (Three Separate Openings) – Oceanside, CA

Job Summary: 

Under direct supervision, performs intermediate general maintenance related to operations, machinery equipment and automated systems. Incumbents perform minor building electrical, construction and security equipment maintenance and repairs. Technicians understand and execute preventative, predictive and maintenance repairs; uses tools of the trade such as True RMS, inside/outside calipers, pliers (various), mechanics level, power tools, precision measuring instruments, Allen Wrench Hex Set Standard & Metric, Phillips screwdriver and band shears, L, R & C. Trains and guides lower-level Maintenance Technicians.

LEADS: Maintenance Technicians III/Leads provide leadership, schedule work hours/assignments and training to assigned staff; in addition, assumes Maintenance Supervisors’ duties in their absence as it relates to work instructions only. Works flexible, alternate shifts: including nights, weekends and holidays as necessary.

Please Note: Hours are to be determined based on company needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Checks the operation of machines and trouble-shoots electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and/or hydraulic equipment problems.
  2. Performs intermediate preventative and predictive maintenance on machines and equipment using various tools and equipment.
  3. Performs minor building electrical, construction and security equipment maintenance and repairs.
  4. Maintains work orders on a daily and weekly basis. Documents all machine preventative, predictive and/or maintenance repairs clearly and concisely for historical and future maintenance purposes.
  5. Trouble-shoots electrical and electronic controls on manufacturing equipment for rebuilding, repairing or fabricating purposes.
  6. Continues education and/or training by taking a class related to maintenance technicians’ job on a continuous basis.
  7. Follow safety regulations and adhering to OSHA and Cal OSHA standards.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic processes and repair methods/techniques.
  2. Read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings, schematics and/or blueprints as well as technical product specifications to understand identify standard manufacturing parts. In addition, must be able to read safety rules, operating & maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  3. Ability to train others in the maintenance of machines and continuous learning and application of maintenance techniques/methods.
  4. Organize and prioritize work orders while meeting deadlines to minimize production downtime with a high-level of accuracy in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  5. Basic arithmetic functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing and use of their applications.
  6. Ability to deal with problems/issues involving some variation in standardized situations.
  7. Work under direct supervision, independently and foster a cooperative spirit within a large and/or small team.
  8. Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite to execute e-mails, word documents and open power point presentations and use Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) Systems.
  9. Leads: Must be flexible to adjustment to demands of the business and shift assignments, including nights, holidays and weekends.

Education and/or Experience: 

  1. High School Diploma and 2-4 years’ experience in an automation environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Electromechanical Certificate, a plus.

The following are preferred: CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES:

  1. Electromechanical Certificate;
  2. PLC Technician Certificate;
  3. Forklift, Genie Boom and Scissor Lift Certifications.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS and/or WORK ENVIRONMENT: (Typical physical demands and the work environment characteristics an employee must meet and encounter while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  1. This position requires occasional sitting at a desk, up to 3 hours a day, using a computer.
  2. Must be able stand/walk frequently up to 6 hours a day to observe machines, conduct rounds, and record log entries.
  3. Ability to frequently lift and carry items up to 50 pounds.
  4. Ability to occasionally lift items over 100 pounds with assistance and/or mechanical lifting devices.
  5. Ability to occasionally lift items overhead up to 50 pounds.
  6. Ability to bend and twist at the waist/squat/kneel/crawl/climb occasionally up to 3 hours a day.
  7. Ability to push, pull, and reach occasionally, up to 3 hours a day.
  8. Ability to deviate wrist (side to side) and conduct hand/wrist repetitions (up and down) occasionally, up to 3 hours a day
  9. Ability to firmly grasp objects with a force greater than 50 pounds.
  10. Gross motor hand manipulation of moderate-heavy strength is required to use various tools.
  11. Fine hand manipulation of light-moderate strength is required to operate touch screen displays.
  12. Must be able to see/focus for close eye work (small figures), discriminate colors, and perceive depths.
  13. Must be able to speak/hear to fulfill verbal communications and respond to machine alarms/buzzers.
  14. Subject to periodic exposures to varying temperatures, occasional exposure to noise levels above 85 decibels, gas/fumes/mists, and chemicals or hazardous materials while using personal protective equipment when required.
  15. May be exposed to crawl spaces/cramped positions up to 1 hour/day.
  16. Must wear safety shoes in required areas.
  17. Must be able to work extended hours per the demands of the business.
  18. Must possess a valid driver’s license and remain qualified as a Driver under the Hydranautics Driver Policy.

TO APPLY: Submit resume to Human Resources at hyjobs@nitto.com with Maintenance Tech II, III or IV in subject line.

Organization offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/ADD, LTD, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) Plan and other supplemental benefits, 12 paid Holidays and PTO. All benefits start the 1st day of employment.

Hydranautics is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status.



(Equipment) MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN III or IV– OCEANSIDE, CA

Nature of Work:  Under general supervision, performs moderately complex maintenance related to operations, machinery equipment and automation systems like PLC programming. Incumbents perform major building electrical, construction and security equipment maintenance and repairs. Provides input to proposed manufacturing equipment. Modifies, rebuilds and installs capital equipment.  LEADS: Maintenance Technicians III/Leads provide leadership, schedule work hours/assignments and training to assigned staff; in addition, assumes Maintenance Supervisors’ duties in their absence as it relates to work instructions only. Works flexible, alternate shifts: including nights, weekends and holidays as necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Checks the operation of machines and trouble-shoots electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electronic, equipment and automation problems.
  2. Performs complex preventative and predictive maintenance on machines and equipment using various tools and equipment.
  3. Trouble-shoots electrical and electronic controls on manufacturing equipment for rebuilding, repairing or fabricating purposes.
  4. Diagnoses and resolves PLC issues with articulated robots using ladder logic and text based logic programs.
  5. Modifies and rebuilds manufacturing equipment to meet new machine requirements or production demands with engineering support. Provides input to proposed manufacturing equipment. Installs capital equipment.
  6. Performs major building electrical, construction and security equipment maintenance and repairs. May perform machinist duties.
  7. Understands and interprets electronic schematics for trouble-shooting electronic equipment with minimal assistance.
  8. Maintains work orders on a daily and weekly basis. Documents all machine preventative, predictive and/or maintenance repairs clearly and concisely for historical and future maintenance purposes.
  9. Continues education and/or training by taking a class related to maintenance technicians’ job on a continuous basis.
  10. Follow safety regulations and adhering to OSHA and Cal OSHA standards. Operates Forklifts, Genie Booms and Scissor lifts.
  11. Performs minor repairs on electronic circuit boards/control panels which control the automation of manufacturing equipment (Leads only).
  12. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Advance knowledge of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic processes and repair methods/techniques.
  2. Must understand PLC ladder logic and text based logic programs within control systems for manufacturing equipment.
  3. Intermediate to advance skills in reading and interpreting electrical and mechanical drawings, schematics and/or blueprints as well as technical product specifications to understand and identify standard manufacturing parts. In addition, must be able to read safety rules, operating & maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  4. Ability to train others in the maintenance of machines and continuous learning and application of maintenance techniques/methods.
  5. Organize and prioritize work orders while meeting deadlines to minimize production downtime with a high-level of accuracy in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  6. Ability to deal with problems/issues involving some variation in standardized situations.
  7. Work under direct supervision and independently and foster a cooperative spirit within a large and/or small team.
  8. Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite to execute e-mails, word documents and open power point presentations and use Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) Systems.
  9. Leads: Must be flexible to adjustment to demands of the business and shift assignments, including nights, holidays and weekends.

Education and/or Experience: 

  1. High School Diploma and 5 years’ experience in an automation environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Electromechanical Certificate, a plus.

The following are preferred:

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES:

  1. Electromechanical Certificate;
  2. PLC Technician Certificate;
  3. Forklift, Genie Boom and Scissor Lift Certifications.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: (Typical physical demands and the work environment characteristics an employee must meet and encounter while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  1. This position requires occasional sitting at a desk, up to 3 hours a day, using a computer.
  2. Must be able stand/walk frequently up to 6 hours a day to observe machines, conduct rounds, and record log entries.
  3. Ability to frequently lift and carry items up to 50 pounds.
  4. Ability to occasionally lift items over 100 pounds with assistance and/or mechanical lifting devices.
  5. Ability to occasionally lift items overhead up to 50 pounds.
  6. Ability to bend and twist at the waist/squat/kneel/crawl/climb occasionally up to 3 hours a day.
  7. Ability to push, pull, and reach occasionally, up to 3 hours a day.
  8. Ability to deviate wrist (side to side) and conduct hand/wrist repetitions (up and down) occasionally, up to 3 hours a day
  9. Ability to firmly grasp objects with a force greater than 50 pounds.
  10. Gross motor hand manipulation of moderate-heavy strength is required to use various tools.
  11. Fine hand manipulation of light-moderate strength is required to operate touch screen displays.
  12. Must be able to see/focus for close eye work (small figures), discriminate colors, and perceive depths.
  13. Must be able to speak/hear to fulfill verbal communications and respond to machine alarms/buzzers.
  14. Subject to periodic exposures to varying temperatures, occasional exposure to noise levels above 85 decibels, gas/fumes/mists, and chemicals or hazardous materials while using personal protective equipment when required.
  15. May be exposed to crawl spaces/cramped positions up to 1 hour/day.
  16. Must wear safety shoes in required areas.
  17. Must be able to work extended hours per the demands of the business.
  18. Must possess a valid driver’s license and remain qualified as a Driver under the Hydranautics Driver Policy.

 

Hydranautics is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status.

TO APPLY:      Submit resume to Human Resources at hyjobs@nitto.com with Maintenance Technician III in subject line.

Organization offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/ADD, LTD, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) Plan and other supplemental benefits, 12 paid Holidays and PTO. All benefits start the 1st day of employment.

The above statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels and characteristics of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities.  Management has the right to change duties at any time to meet business needs.



WET TEST TECHNICIAN I – Oceanside, CA

JOB SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision, operate pre-treatment equipment for preparation of testing of elements.  Set-up and shut down, and prepare material for production loading and unloading onto testing equipment. Maintain a required level of output. Keep accurate records and logs associated with production, quality, quantity and any other necessary record-keeping activities.  Work with seawater and non-seawater products.  Ensure all documentation accompanies product to final test stage. Work with pounds per square inch up to 200 (PSI). PLEASE NOTE: These are 3rd shift, 10:30pm-7am positions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and/or RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Performs one or more functions within the Pre-Treat area such as vacuum rinsing, flushing, chlorine treatment, pressure testing and processing product through other various pressurized procedures.
  2. Loads/unloads product from manufacturing transport equipment onto appropriate machine or production equipment.
  3. Maintains daily, weekly and monthly productivity goals set by production management, including clean-up, rework, core tube preparation or other production activities.
  4. Documents product data information such as serial number, defects, rejects, scrap etc. on production logs, reports or summaries as well as any other record keeping activities as they pertain to products throughout shift.
  5. Follows all safety, quality, and lean manufacturing policies, processes or procedures including sustaining work station and area in cleanliness in accordance with 5S standards.
  6. Informs Production Supervisor and/or Production Lead of increased pattern of defects in products.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 

  1. High school diploma or GED; and 6 months manufacturing experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. 6 months of experience in a manufacturing position within the organization, desirable.

The following are desirable:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and/or ABILITIES:

  1. Basic to intermediate language skills, including verbal and written proficiency in English; ability to read work instructions in English.
  2. Work independently and foster a cooperative spirit within a large and/or small team while maintaining flexibility to changing priorities.
  3. Must be detail-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment with accurate record-keeping abilities. Outstanding follow-through to meet production requirements.
  4. Recognize numbers and millimeters and perform basic mathematical calculations with the aid of a basic hand-held calculator.
  5. Deal with standard and basic non-complex issues; basic problem-solving ability; carry out simple verbal work instructions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS and/or WORK ENVIRONMENT: (Typical physical demands and the work environment characteristics an employee must meet and encounter while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  1. Must be able stand/walk constantly up to 8 hours a day.
  2. Ability to frequently lift and carry items up to 45 pounds. Lifting requirement is approximately 30-40% of the shift at waist to shoulder height to lift elements onto inspection apparatus.
  3. Ability to occasionally lift and carry items up to 50 pounds.
  4. Ability to frequently lift items overhead up to 45 pounds.
  5. Ability to twist and bend at the waist, squat, and climb stairs frequently up to 6 hours a day.
  6. Ability to push/pull mechanical lifting devices and pallet jacks with elements frequently up to 6 hours a day.
  7. Ability to grasp objects with a force up to 50 pounds.
  8. Ability to reach frequently up to 6 hours a day when packaging elements
  9. Wrist deviation, and hand/wrist repetition is frequently required, up to 6 hours a day, when cleaning elements.
  10. Gross hand manipulation of light-moderate strength is required to grab elements.
  11. Fine hand manipulation of light-moderate strength is required to operate buttons on machines.
  12. Gross foot manipulation of light-moderate strength is required to operate foot pedals.
  13. Must be able to see/focus for close eye work (small figures), discriminate colors, perceive depths.
  14. Must be able to speak/hear to fulfill verbal communications and respond to machine alarms/buzzers.
  15. Subject to periodic exposures to varying temperatures, occasional exposure to noise levels above 85 decibels, gas/fumes/mists, and chemicals or hazardous materials while using personal protective equipment when required.
  16. Must wear safety shoes in required areas.
  17. Participation in daily exercise activities is expected.
  18. Must be able to work extended hours per the demands of the business.

TO APPLY: Submit resume to Human Resources at hyjobs@nitto.com with Wet Test Technician in subject line.

Hydranautics is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status.



About this Company

Hydranautics is a part of the Nitto Group and one of the global leaders in the field of integrated membrane solutions. Hydranautics offers complete membrane solutions like reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, ultrafiltration and microfiltration for water, waste water and process treatment and applications. Hydranautics membrane based solutions are currently in use on seven continents throughout the world for diverse applications such as seawater desalination, industrial high-purity water, surface water treatment, waste water treatment and specialty process applications. For further information kindly visit our website at www.membranes.com.

Organization offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/ADD, LTD, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) Plan and other supplemental benefits, 12 paid Holidays and vacation. All benefits start the 1st day of employment.

The above statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels and characteristics of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. Management has the right to change duties at any time to meet business needs.

We are committed to serving our customers, employees, global neighbors and shareholders with excellence. Part of delivering on that promise to our employees means offering a comprehensive benefits program that is designed to give our employees a menu of choices that are as diverse as our people are. Learn more about our
Pure Choice Benefits program.

Hydranautics believes diversity is key to its competitive advantage and values the diversity among all of its employees. We are proud to be an EEO employer.