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York, PA, US

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Other

Fabricator II - American Hydro Corporation

Steeped in a tradition of hydropower, American Hydro is the leading supllier and installer of large equipment for the hydro electric industry. American Hydro is currently looking for OFFSHIFT FABRICATOR II to add to the family at our York, PA facility.  We are tight-knit group that takes a great deal of pride in what we produce.  If you are a detail orientated hardworking teamming who is looking for place to call home, we invite you to apply to this opening.

Main Responsibilities: 
•    Accurately interprets instructions, prints, and work orders for the job
•    Set up fabrication components, lay out and set up plate as necessary to develop shape with little assistance from Machine Operator-Fabricator I
•    Proficient with basic blue print reading except geometric tolerancing
•    Read and record measurements using conventional tape measure and scale
•    Keep equipment and work area clean and orderly
•    Keep supervisor informed of problems regarding work piece, schedule, safety, etc. as conditions arise
•    Able to design and build tooling needed to support simple work
•    Maintain machinery and identify any maintenance problems
•    Ability to maintain plate inventory and accurately identify parts
•    Ability to maintain an accurate record of parts as cut
•    Able to train and direct machine operator-Fabricator III  in performing the same
•    Able to generate and implement Lean continuous improvement ideas

•    Able to operate all cranes and make all lifts regardless of size and complexity


  • Input programs created by the Manufacturing Engineer and use them to cut various shapes in plate steel by utilizing CNC controlled plasma and thermal cutting methods with the assistance of a Fabrication Machine Operator I

  • Keep an accurate cutting log and to track raw plate inventory

  • Accountable for press forming operations including set up and assist in hot forming operations and also using drawings to cold form plate to various radii

  • Quality of work

  • Productivity

  • Job Knowledge

  • Initiative

  • Safety

  • Attendance/dependability

  • Communication

  • Cooperation

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 www.ahydro.com.  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 www.wartsila.com

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster