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Job title:  Mechanical Engineer

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Hydro
Contract location: 

Charlotte, NC, US

Working location:  Spokane, WA, US or Charlotte, NC, US
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

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 HYDRO USA operates in a niche market that provides overhaul and rehabilitation to hydro power plants. The work encompasses a wide range of repair, replacement and improvement services to restore dependability and sustainability to hydro power facilities, or to increase capacity and/or efficiency. Projects range in size and scope, but routinely span from component assessment, design, and procurement to site installation and commissioning. Hydro power is recognized as the most economic form of renewable energy, and the company is committed to environmentally friendly concepts. 

Principles duties:

Major responsibilities are listed but not limited to the following duties:

  • Designs refurbishment components using calculations to verify designs.  Components may include turbine runners, discharge rings, shaft, bearings, wicket gates, wicket gate mechanism/bushings, headcover/bottomring, stayvanes, distributor/stay rings, draft tube liners and turbine inlets.
  • Resolve technical issues related to projects.
  • Performs components checks as required.
  • Assists the Sales Department in the bid for technical issues.
  • Provides assistance to project management in technical tasks related to the refurbishment of hydro-turbines and related equipment.
  • Assist Purchasing in reviewing quotes and purchase orders for completeness.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5+ years experience in mechanical design of heavy industrial components.
  • P.E. license preferred.
  • AutoCAD proficiency required.  (This is a hands-on design role)
  • Working knowledge in capital equipment, welding, custom fabrication, and/or piping.
  • Experience designing large rotation equipment is a plus.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID:  3320

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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