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Job title:  Turbine Design Engineer

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Hydropower
Contract location: 

Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA

Working location:  Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA
Location type:  Location Flexible
Contract type:  Permanent
Job description: 

As the first equipment manufacturer in Canada and a world leader in the design of hydroelectric turbines, ANDRITZ Hydro Canada has more than 170 years of know-how.

In a context of energy transition, our hydroelectric innovation projects make sense. From design to construction, our innovative team of experts offers turnkey solutions. By joining ANDRITZ Hydro Canada, you are contributing to the development of sustainable technology, a clean future, and the maintenance of a proud Canadian expertise.

From water to wire – Be part of the movement!

Summary of the role 
As a member of the Andritz Hydro Mechanical Design Team Turbine, located in Pointe-Claire, the selected candidate will be responsible for the mechanical design of new & refurbish Francis, Kaplan and propeller turbine units. 

  • Collaborate with hydraulic and mechanical design engineers, drafters and project teams to complete the turbine design to meet specification requirements while optimizing costs over the project cycle;
  • Performs analytical design calculations (stresses and strains) and technical specifications, in accordance with internal design practices and industry requirements;
  • Produce engineering instructions for manufacturing and installation;
  • Tracks and updates engineering budgets and schedule with project teams;
  • Organize and participate in design reviews;
  • Review and seal technical documentation produced by himself/herself or under his/her supervision; 
  • Provide technical support for the manufacturing and installation of turbines or generators;
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of tools and design practices;
  • Participate in problem solving and root cause identification;
  • Prepares technical bid documentation as required.


Why do you fit the profile?
Successful teams share objectives, and they also share values! In addition to your strong skills and experience, we need someone with high motivation, a positive mindset, and a willingness to be part of a team. 


The ideal candidate should be willing to work in a complex, fast-paced environment, with evolving priorities. Result and solution-oriented candidates who follow through with ideas and commitments will perform well within ANDRITZ.


As our projects have large scopes and often require years to be completed, your perseverance will be valued with us. 

  • University Degree in Mechanical Engineering;
  • Professional Engineer registered with the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec;
  • Five (5) years in refurbishment or design of hydro electric turbine or in design and repair of heavy mechanical structure (pulp and paper, mining, etc.);
  • Profile: Customer-oriented, teamwork, interpersonal skills, technical leadership, solution-oriented and continuous development;
  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities;
  • Available for occasional trips of over a week in Canada and abroad;
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite, CAD system and relevant IT tools;
  • Fluently bilingual – English and French, written and oral (desired);
  • Manufacturing experience (welding, machining and/or casting) and site experience an asset.


What do we offer

  • Life, disability, dental and extended health insurance;
  • Pension plan;
  • Hybrid work mode;
  • Profit sharing program;
  • Employee assistance program;
  • Employee individualized training and career plan. 


Did you know?
ANDRITZ Hydro is:

  • Over 170 years of experience in turbine design
  • Over 471,000 MW of installed and upgraded capacity
  • Over 32,000 turbine units delivered    
  • Over 125 years in electrical engineering
  • 65 representative offices worldwide    
  • More than 7000 employees worldwide including 310 in Quebec
  • Over 50 Compact Hydro units per year    
  • A complete range of designs up to 800 MW
  • 20 manufacturing sites worldwide    
  • 10 test beds worldwide



* Legal status to work in Canada required. 

Requisition ID:  12862

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