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York, PA, US

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Other


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 Welder II (offer shift) 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.

Ideal candidate will experience and skills with:

  • Weld complex weld geometry and fillets and related Hydro components

  • Qualified in smaw and fcaw

  • Setting up jobs and equipment to run efficiently

  • Carbon arc gouge CJP’s

  • Grind as needed

  • Proficient in blue print reading except geometric tolerancing

  • Fully proficient with FCAW and SMAW.  Able to set parameters to optimize the operation of the process(s)

  • Able to produce high quality welds

  • Grinds parts as needed per drawing and verbal instruction

  • Capable of operating gas cutting and air arc gouging process on all but the most challenging applications

  • Able to weld using larger wire sizes in many situations

  • Keeps equipment and work area clean and orderly

  • Keeps Supervisor informed of problems regarding work piece, schedule, safety, etc. as they arise

  • Able to operate jib cranes and fork lifts to facilitate positioning of weldments

  • Able to make roll and positioner set ups and assembly of simple, smaller weldments on same



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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 stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; and taste or smell.  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