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York, PA, US

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Other

Machinist I - 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 MACHINIST I 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.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and four years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Rough and finish machining of production ports
  • NC programs and controller use
  • Work piece and machine set-up
  • Ensure their machines are working at full capacity, well-maintained and perform period checks on output
  • Ensure product is ready for the next step in the production process
  • Quality of work
  • Productivity
  • Job Knowledge
  • Initiative
  • Safety
  • Attendance/dependability
  • Communication
  • Cooperation

Main Responsibilities:

  • Fully proficient in blue print reading and understanding of geometric tolerancing
  • Able to make complex component set ups on VBM’s
  • Able to write and edit programs for VBM’s
  • Able to make complex components set ups on  HBM’s
  • Keep Supervisor informed of problems regarding work piece, schedule, safety, etc. as they arise
  • Able to write and edit programs for HBM’s
  • Cleans up sweepings of machine tool operation scrap and collects in scrap/trash bins
  • Able to set up feeds, speeds and judge cutter/insert condition to optimize machining operation for meeting surface finish and productivity


These positions are currently second (2nd) shift for long-term to permenant placement.  


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