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York, PA, US

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Students & Graduates

Fabricator I - American Hydro Corporation

Steeped in a tradition of hydropower, American Hydro is the leading suppliers and installers of large equipment for the hydro electric industry. American Hydro is currently looking for for a FABRICATOR I to join our Fabrication 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 individual who is looking for a place to call home, we invite you to apply to this opening.

Ideal candidate will have experience and skills with:

  • Accurately interpreting instructions, prints and work orders for the job
  • Setting up fabrication components, lay out and grind parts as necessary to develop shape
  • Fully proficient in blue print reading except geometric tolerancing
  • Reading and recording measurements using conventional micrometers, calipers and related instruments
  • Keeping equipment and work area clean and orderly
  • Ability to design and build tooling needed to support work
  • Ability to assemble complex runners
  • Painting equipment and job parts
  • Ability to assemble complex distributor assemblies
  • Ability to assemble complex shaft to runners installations
  • Ability to assemble complex Kaplan turbines
  • Ability to assemble complex pumps
  • Ability to perform vent checks of runners and pumps
  • Ability to train and direct others in performing the same
  • Ability to generate and implement Lean continuous improvement ideas
  • Ability to operate all cranes and make all lifts regardless of size and complexity\


  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds

American Hydro (A Wartsila Company) is an AAP/EOE Employer.  Find out more at  We welcome all applicants through our online application system.
Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at