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:

Probationary Welder Trainee  
York, PA


Welder Trainee

Starting rate of $27.08/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




We are seeking a Welder Trainee to support our North American Hydro division in York, PA. In the position you will work on unique one-off components for some of the largest hydroelectric machines in the world welding various thicknesses and grades of steel. The ideal candidate will possess a strong aptitude to learn and be able to pass ASME welder qualifications. Position is part of a trainee program designed prepare the employee for a Grinder Specialist position.



  • Basic discipline aptitude/attitude.
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (stick) 2G both SST & CS.
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding (Dual Shield) 2G, 3G both SST & CS.
  • Additional Welding Qualifications as determined by Management.
  • Arcing, back gouging & NDE of back gouge.
  • Grinding, clean and protect parts before leaving production area.
  • Simple fabrication assembly of components.
  • Perform 15 ton or less straight crane lifts.



  • Must have a High School diploma or GED
  • Required Past Experience
    • Gas Metal Arc Welding
    • Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • Preferred
    • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
    • Submerged Arc Welding
    • Electro Slag Welding


 Physical requirements

  • Occasional bending and twisting
  • Able to lift 50lbs on occasion.
  • Able to work at heights up to 20 feet.
  • Extended lengths of standing or sitting

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.