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Job title:  Quality Engineer

Job family:  QHSE Management
Business area:  Hydro
Contract location: 

Charlotte, NC, US

Working location:  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:


  • Provide technical support for assembly, installation, and commissioning of power plants.
  • Investigate and document non-conformances.
  • Conduct problem solving and resolution, collaborating with vendors, engineering, project management, and customers.
  • Perform duties associated with examination and testing of materials and components at the vendor, upon receipt, and at installation, in the US and abroad.
  • Develop, implement and apply NDT techniques and procedures.
  • Apply knowledge of Quality Engineering methodologies and NDT methods for input to design reviews, failure analysis, quality program plans and construction documentation.
  • Audit NDT functions and practices and evaluate the effectiveness of corrective actions and process improvement activities.
  • Prepare and maintain quality records and inspection reports.
  • Develop and maintain healthy working relationships with clients, subcontractors and co-workers.


Education and Experience:

  • A BS degree in engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the hydropower industry or equivalent experience in an industrial construction environment.
  • NTD/NDE related technical experience and/or qualified to pass Level 2 certification in RT, UT, PT, and/or MT is a plus. 
  • A working knowledge of ASME and AWS Codes.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting complex engineering drawings.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement procedures and programs.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented individual with good judgment.
  • Good problem-solving, analytical & communication skill
  • Proven ability to creatively overcome problems and work with minimal supervision.
  • Inspection duties may include up to 50% travel.

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:  4027

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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