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Job title:  Mechanical Engineer, Auxiliary Systems

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Hydro
Contract location: 

Chambly, Quebec, CA

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

ANDRITZ is an international technology group providing plants, systems, equipment, and services for various industries. The company is one of the technology and global market leaders in the hydropower business, the pulp and paper industry, the metal working and steel industries, and in solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial segments. Other important fields of business are animal feed and biomass pelleting, as well as automation, where ANDRITZ offers a wide range of innovative products and services in the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) sector under the brand name of Metris. In addition, the company is active in power generation (steam boiler plants, biomass power plants, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and environmental technology (flue gas and exhaust gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard, as well as recycling plants.


ANDRITZ stands for passion, partnership, perspectives and versatility – core values to which the company is committed. The listed Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria. With almost 170 years of experience, 27,800 employees, and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries worldwide, ANDRITZ is a reliable and competent partner and helps its customers to achieve their corporate and sustainability goals.



In order to support the market demand for our products and services, our team is looking for a mechanical engineer who specializes in low and high-pressure hydraulic systems and mechanical auxiliaries dedicated to energy production. The candidate’s main responsibilities will be:

  • Participate in active proposals and technical mechanical specification requirements;
  • Design technical specifications of the hydraulic power unit (HPU) and other auxiliary mechanical systems (pumps, valves, accumulators, piping, instrumentation, etc.);
  • Produce functional diagrams and mechanical assembly drawings of equipment;
  • Verify and seal the technical documentation produced under their supervision;
  • Contribute to research and development projects;
  • Supervise manufacturing quality, workshop testing, on-site installation and commissioning of systems;
  • Create & maintain design tools and standards.




  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering;
  • 4-5 years of experience with hydraulic systems;
  • Professional engineer registered with the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec ;
  • Profile: client approach, teamwork, interpersonal skills, technical leadership, solution-oriented and continuous development;
  • Relevant experience in the design of electrohydraulic power units (asset);
  • Experience in the design of hydraulic and auxiliary systems in the field of hydroelectric or thermal power plant (asset);
  • Practical experience in hydroelectric power plant or with similar systems (asset);
  • Knowledge of 2D (AutoCAD) and 3D design software (Solid Work, Inventor, etc.) to supervise designers;
  • Having taken the MEC 628 course (Design of pressurized fluid systems) at ETS or equivalent (asset);
  • Knowledge of ASME B31.3 and B31.1 piping standards (asset);
  • Knowledge of pressure vessels (asset);
  • Bilingual (English and French);
  • Willing to travel occasionally (approximately 30% per year), mainly within Canada.


* Legal status to work in Canada is required.

Requisition ID:  1745

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