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York, PA, US

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Support Functions


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 Mechatronics Technician CO-OP 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 hardworker who is looking for place to learn, we invite you to apply to this opening.

The co-op position will provide on the job experience for the student.

Main Learning Opportunites include:

  • Assist in analyzing Electro/Mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment
  • Learns production equipment and control system requirements
  • Development with Fanuc, Allen Bradley & Siemens controls
  • Development with designing & implementing AC&DC VFD’s, motors & controls
  • Assist in developing, debug & troubleshoot PLC, HMI and control systems
  • Notifies maintenance department manager of recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective action taken, and of quality/safety problems or supplies needed
  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring equipment and apparatuses using hand and power tools
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with the applicable code

Education and/or Experience:

Enrollment in an Associate's degree program relative to the maintenance technical field.



Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Word and Excel


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.


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.


This is Wärtsilä

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