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Job title:  Electrical Engineer - Hybrid position

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Hydro
Contract location: 

Chambly, Quebec, CA

Working location:  Chambly, Quebec, CA
Location type:  Location Flexible
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

ANDRITZ. Where passion meets career.


Every day, ANDRITZ continues to deliver successful innovative solutions to our customers globally. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do! We are at the forefront of future engineering technologies, with solutions that ensure the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of the world we live in.

ANDRITZ offers a hybrid work arrangement, combining teleworking and attendance in the office. *You will be based at one of our offices in the Greater Montreal Area*. #Hybrid #HybridPosition
By joining Andritz, you will be part of a dynamic team, working in a unique and exciting industry.  


The selected candidate will cover a wide range of project scopes from rehabilitation of existing systems to new generating stations.

As a member of the Instrumentation & Gates engineering team, the candidate’s main responsibilities will be as follows:

•    Review project technical specification, identify relevant and applicable sections, select and prepare equipment and component specifications as required for instrumentation, control and protection system design and panel fabrication;
•    Prepare key engineering documents such as schematics and drawings required for the assembly and installation of instrumentation and control panels, marshalling cabinets and junction boxes, instrument lists, cable lists, parts bills and bill of material (BOM) in relation to project technical specifications and applicable codes;
•    Prepare technical specifications and support the purchasing process by participating in the selection, negotiations and technical discussions with suppliers and sub-contractors; 
•    Prepare and document test procedures and system validations and participate in factory and site acceptance tests;
•    Review and apply his/her engineer’s seal to technical documentation produced under his/her supervision;
•    Coordinate with the mechanical engineering teams for generator, turbine, piping and water gate systems and the customer for the integration of instruments with their applicable equipment, Define cable pathways including embedded conduits and blockouts in walls;
•    Support the installation and commissioning of hydro-electric generators and related electrical equipment at work site from the engineering office; (travel to site is discussed below);
•    Provide technical support to the sales team in preparing technical documentation and drawings for bids;
•    Participate in program initiatives aimed at reducing direct and indirect design costs and process streamlining to improve efficiency.


•    Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering;
•    Must have an engineering permit in any Canadian professional engineering association;
•    Minimum of five (5) years experience in the design of instrumentation and control systems;
•    Experience in water gates and turbine wicket gate hydraulics (asset);
•    Experience in turbine-generator instrumentation or similar experience (asset);
•    Experience in electrical power generation – hydro or other (asset);
•    Knowledge of hydraulic power systems, water gates and turbine wicket gate hydraulics (asset);
•    Working knowledge of AutoCAD (must) and ePlan (asset);
•    Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (ex. Excel, Word, Project, etc.);
•    Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects and meet project and deliverable schedules;
•    Good verbal and written communication skills in English and French (required) ; 
•    Proven ability analyzing and solving technical problems, designing practical and robust solutions;
•    Willing and able to occasionally travel and participate in field work, mainly across Canada, for periods typically varying from a couples of days to a couple of consecutive weeks for the support of installation and commissioning work following the engineering design phases of assigned projects (estimated at less that one week to a dozen weeks per year).


*Legal status to work in Canada is required.

Requisition ID:  5058

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