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Job title:  Mechanical Design Technologist

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Hydro
Contract location: 

Peterborough, ON, CA

Working location:  Peterborough, Ontario, 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.


The open position is for a Mechanical Designer in the hydro engineering group to be located in Peterborough, Ontario. This team is responsible for the design of large hydro components (Generators & Turbines) with a primary focus on North American projects. This position includes technical responsibility for the layout and detailing of mechanical components. The unique requirements of each hydro project make this a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a candidate with related skills and experience.
The Mechanical Designer is expected to work closely with the local technical personnel, as well as externally located engineering specialists, project management, manufacturing and installation teams.  Occasional travel to customer locations, project sites or other Andritz offices is required.
Individual duties will vary based on project requirements, but generally include the following:



  • Prepares 3D models and 2D drawings from references, sketch or based on instructions from engineer or senior designer;
  • Creates drawing associated material lists;
  • Reviews drawings and material list to check for errors, that they compliant with customer specifications and internal design standards;
  • Ensure that designs can be manufactured, are transportable and operational.  As needed, propose design improvement to reduce cost and improve quality;
  • Data entry into the material resource planning system (SAP);
  • Performs drawings revision;
  • Responsible for the execution time of his own work. Participates in schedule updates;
  • Responsible for the quality and precision of his work.


  • College Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience;
  • Good knowledge of heavy mechanical equipment, welded structures, methods of manufacturing and machining as well as drafting rules and practices;
  • Strong background in 3D design;
  • Autonomous;
  • Teamwork skills;
  • Fluency in French & English;
  • Knowledge of Unigraphics NX8, Teamcenter and SAP an asset.
  • Knowledge of hydro turbine (turbine and generator) an asset.


* Legal status to work in Canada required.


ANDRITZ HYDRO CANADA  Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Requisition ID:  3324

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