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Location(s): 

York, PA, US

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Hydraulic Engineering Co-op, Spring term 2022 - American Hydro Corporation

We are currently looking for a Spring/Summer Engineering Co-Op who will work for about 4-5 months with the Hydraulic Engineering team at American Hydro, located in York, PA.  Student must be currently enrolled in a degreed undergraduate program at a Regionally Accredited college or university with at least 2 years of schooling complete.  This isn't your typical co-op, and we aren't your typical team.  Learn about an exciting industry that has a rich history in the York area and be a part of a team who is looking to bring new ideas to improve an "old-school" energy source.

Accountabilities:

  • Assists the Hydraulic and Mechanical engineering departments
  • Introduced to engineering standards & practices and learn about the hydro turbine components designed and manufactured at American Hydro
  • Trained in our current CAD software and will create drawings as directed
  • Additional advanced software training may be provided to experienced trainees to include structural finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamics
  • Willingness and capacity to learn and adapt
  • Accuracy in drawings and calculations
  • Speed of correct completion of tasks assigned

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Practice Mechanical Engineering skills as needed to assist in project design development.  Must recognize limitation gaps in education/experience and consult freely with appropriate supervisor to efficiently complete assigned tasks while learning the job function
  • Perform data reduction and prepare tabular/graphical presentations
  • Become proficient in use of company design/analysis software and interpretation of the results
  • Exercise communication skills in report writing and proposal development
  • Assist in assembly of company’s technical documents (example: Operations & Maintenance manuals, proposals, model test reports, engineering reports, etc.)
  • Assist field engineers/shop personnel to collect machine data, complete check sheets, perform hardware inspections, index testing, etc

Successful candidate must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship, and must be in the immediate York, PA area (or be able to relocate at their own expense).  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