About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 22,000 employees, sales of € 5,5 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

Voith Hydro is hiring for:

Blast Operator  
York, PA


Starting rate of $26.77/hour, Full time


Come and join the growing team at Voith Hydro! Voith Hydro in the US is a full-line supplier of hydropower equipment and services including project planning and execution, manufacturing, electrical and mechanical engineering, outage management, modernization, and aftermarket business and services.


Reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Safe, clean working environment
  • Vacation after 30 days 
  • Medical benefit package the first day of the month after hire date 
  • Eligible for 10 paid holidays immediately
  • Paid lunch and break
  • Shift differential for off-shifts of $2.50/hour


Interested to learn about Voith? Check out our video on YouTube: Voith #Hydropower Manufacturing in North America, York - Your Technology Partner (EN) - YouTube


 Summary – This job entails working in a fast-paced production environment. Main tasks include operation of blast equipment, cleaning, deburring, and protecting parts for blast/paint/shipping, as well as operation of forklifts and overhead cranes.

Training may partially be on 1st shift.  The incumbent will eventually work on 3rd shift.


Responsibilities – Employee is responsible for operation of blast equipment to blast parts clean for NDE inspection and for surface preparation for paint application. Blast operators are also responsible for cleaning, deburring, and protecting parts for blast/paint according to engineering drawings. Other responsibilities include, but not limited to, operation of forklifts and overhead cranes (up to 15 Tons), prepping parts for shipment, and maintaining general cleanliness of work areas.


 Qualifications –

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Basic discipline aptitude/attitude
  • Must be able to pass Blueprint Reading course (provided by Voith)


 Physical Demands –

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the key actions of job.

Talking                                                       Frequently

Hearing                                                      Frequently

Sitting                                                         Frequently

Standing                                                    Frequently

Walking                                                     Frequently

Bending                                                     Frequently

Climbing                                                    Frequently

Reaching                                                   Frequently

Prolonged Overhead Work                       Frequently

Pushing/Pulling                                         Frequently

Kneeling/Squatting                                    Frequently

Lifting                                                        Frequently up to 50 lbs

                                                                  Occasionally up to 100 lbs

Carrying                                                    Frequently up to 50 lbs

                                                                  Occasionally up to 100 lbs

Balancing                                                  N/A

Rotation/Twisting                                      Frequently

Keyboard Use                                           Occassionally

Using vibration tools/equipment               Frequently

Noise level                                                Frequently > 100 dBA

Travel                                                       N/A


* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.