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Welder Trainee

Date: May 27, 2021

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, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Voith Hydro, Fabrication department, we are looking for:

Welder Trainee  
York, PA


This position will start on 1st shift and then move to 3rd shift!!


Summary – We are seeking a Welder I 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.


Responsibilities –

  • 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.
  • Pass a welder and elementary blueprint reading course with 70% or better.
  • Grinding, clean and protect parts before leaving production area.
  • Simple fabrication assembly of components.
  • Perform 15 ton or less straight crane lifts.


Qualifications –

  • Must have a High School diploma or GED
  • Required
    • Gas Metal Arc Welding
    • Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • Preferred
    • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
    • Submerged Arc Welding
    • Electro Slag Welding
    • Robot Welding / Plasma cutting
    • Plasma cutting by hand


Physical Demands -

* 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