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York, PA, US

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Senior Systems Engineer - 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 Senior Systems Engineer to add to the family at our  Mechanical Engineering Team in 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.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering with ten years related experience and/or training in power plant systems engineering; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Advanced engineering degree of Profesional Engineering Certification


  • Performance of electrical and systems engineering equipment for a hydro turbine project.
  • Development of cost-effective custom equipment designs at the proposal stage and achievement of the budgeted costs at the final design stage.
  • On time completion of engineering deliverables.
  • Cost savings realized through design reviews and value engineering

Main Responsibilities:

  • Coordination and integration of purchased control systems, generators, auxiliaries, etc, with supplied turbine equipment to assure that equipment packages are competitive and perform as per customer and industry standards
  • Prepare purchase specifications for generators, control systems and auxiliaries to support bids and contracts
  • Monitor suppliers of equipment package components
  • Conduct design review meetings per ISO 9001 quality standards requirements
  • Generate drawings and parts lists for system components
  • Review product discrepancies versus design requirements and prescribe disposition
  • Initiate submittals to customers and/or suppliers and review and respond to comments on returned drawings and documents
  • Write and compile Operating and Maintenance manuals
  • Perform field troubleshooting and testing
  • Satisfy ISO 9001 Quality Standards as they relate to these engineering tasks

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