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Technical Advisor III

Date: Jun 28, 2019

Location: York, Pennsylvania, USA

Company: Voith Group



About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, the Voith Group sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.


For the Voith Hydro, HyService Product Development department, we are looking for:

Technical Advisor III 
York, PA



The incumbent in this position travels to customer sites to bring Voith value directly to the customer. OEM engineering, VHEC, global supply and knowledge base are all tools that will drive customer value. Lead Voith or third party crews to execute Voith Hydro Services outages and technically advise the customer to a successful and valuable job. Supports quoting and winning work at customer sites.  



  • Bring value-add solutions to the customer site
  • Support projects in Offer-to-Order phase
  • On site T/A or T/D
  • Responsible for project margin (Operating profit)
  • Customer on site direct doorway into Voith Value add – design, drawings, knowledge, fleet history, etc.
  • Lead Voith site labor, i.e. labor supervisors report direct to Technical Advisor on site.
  • Direct responsibility for Safety, Quality, Schedule, Cost/Productivity on larger projects.
  • On site project management with sub field engineers and crews on larger projects.
  • Write and follow Field Procedures as needed for work scopes.
  • Responsible for producing final reports.
  • Grow customer relationships at site level
  • 24 x 7 availability/support
  • Billable 75 to 80% of assigned time

Qualifications –

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or College diploma with at least 4 years of related experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of general hydro related experience
  • Equivalent experience in large capital industrial projects would be considered
  • Fully fluent in English with very good communication skill
  • MS-Office knowledge, strong aptitude in MS-Excel
  • Ability to make presentations and reports to upper management
  • Ability to pass physical medical exams, drug and alcohol test, respirator qualification test and background check required.


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                                   Yes

Reaching                                  Occasionally

Prolonged Overhead Work         N/A

Pushing/Pulling                         N/A

Kneeling/Squatting                    Frequently

Lifting                                       Occasionally up to 25 lbs and more

Carrying                                    Occasionally up to 25 lbs and more

Balancing                                  N/A

Rotation/Twisting                       Occasionally

Keyboard Use                           Frequently

Using vibration tools/equipment N/A

Noise level                                occasionally > 100 dBA

Travel                                       Extensive to remote sites


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


Voith Hydro 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.


Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster