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 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 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:

Test Technician, Hydraulic Lab 
York, PA


Summary –

The Test Technician will install and operate test programs for small-scale models of hydraulic turbines and pump turbines, per customer specification and applicable test code. The incumbent in this role will assist test engineer with the laboratory maintenance, and for the efficient procurement of transducers and test equipment.

Responsibilities –

  • Assist test engineer with purchase of transducers as required to successfully conduct test programs
  • Assist test engineer with implementing the test program by purchase of equipment, modification of existing equipment, or building new equipment
  • Work with outside calibration facilities to regularly re-certify our internal standards to NIST standard according to time interval specified in hydraulic laboratory SOP
  • Set-up analog to digital amplifier and electrical conditioning equipment for testing
  • Install, connect, and calibrate transducers for testing
  • Conduct test to acquire data
  • Assist test engineer for maintenance of all test equipment including model hydrostatic bearings. Major equipment includes service pumps and motors, hydraulic valves and actuators, electrical drives, air compressors and vacuum pumps, water chiller, test stand dynamometers, PLC, analog-to-digital converters, and signal conditioners
  • Work on all tests stand related measuring devices and transducers
  • Keep spare parts in stock
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment
  • Interface with hydraulic designers, mechanical designers, model manufacturing teams, and customers during execution of model test programs
  • Responsible for special projects
  • Maintain and operate 3D printer
  • Maintain and operate optical scanner for model part inspection


Qualifications –

  • Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology
  • Prior experience of electrical and electronic circuit operations is required
  • Experience in testing and instrumentation are highly desirable
  • Knowledge of data acquisition system and instrumentation as well as knowledge of Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) is required
  • Ability to multi-task based on business needs
  • Excellent time management skills



Physical Demands –

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

  • The employee is also required to talk and/or hear in an office setting (noise level is low) and manufacturing setting (PPE required).  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk in an office or manufacturing environment from 4-8 hours. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; lift; stoop, or crouch.
  • The vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception and adjust focus.


* 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.