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Primary Location: 

USA - York, PA, US

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Other

Welder (Offshift) - American Hydro Corporation

"We were green before green was cool!" 


American Hydro is currently looking for 1 offshift welder (3rd shift preferred) to add to the family at our York, PA facility.  We are a tight-knit group that takes a great deal of pride in what we produce.  If you are a detail oriented, hardworking welder who is looking for a place to call home, we invite you to apply for this opening.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



  • Weld complex weld geometry and fillets and related Hydro components
  • Qualified in smaw and fcaw
  • Setting up jobs and equipment to run efficiently
  • Carbon arc gouge CJP’s
  • Grind as needed
  • Quality of work
  • Productivity
  • Job Knowledge
  • Initiative
  • Safety
  • Attendance/dependability
  • Communication
  • Cooperation


Main Responsibilities:

  • Proficient in blue print reading except geometric tolerancing
  • Fully proficient with FCAW and SMAW.  Able to set parameters to optimize the operation of the process(s)
  • Able to produce high quality welds
  • Grinds parts as needed per drawing and verbal instruction
  • Capable of operating gas cutting and air arc gouging process on all but the most challenging applications
  • Able to weld using larger wire sizes in many situations
  • Keeps equipment and work area clean and orderly
  • Keeps Supervisor informed of problems regarding work piece, schedule, safety, etc. as they arise
  • Able to operate jib cranes and fork lifts to facilitate positioning of weldments
  • Able to make roll and positioner set ups and assembly of simple, smaller weldments on same

Successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States without support or sponsorship and must live in the area of the vacancy (York, PA, USA) or must be able to relocate at their own expense.  American Hydro (A Wartsila Company) is an AAP/EOE Employer.  We welcome all applicants through our online application system.


Last application date: 23/09/2019


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