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Welder III

Date: Aug 5, 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, Fabrication department, we are looking for:


Welder III 
York, PA



We are seeking a Welder III (entry level) 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.


  • Basic discipline aptitude/attitude.
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (stick) 2G both SST & CS.
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding (Dual Shield) 2G, 3G both SST & CS.
  • 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.
  • Perform 15 ton or less straight crane lifts.



  • 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

Employees in this position are regularly required to walk, stand and use hands to finger, handle or feel. They are frequently required to reach with hands and arms. They are occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear and regularly required to lift 10 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. Safety glasses, hearing protection and other PPE are required in designated areas.

* 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

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