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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:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Fixed Term / Temporary 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.

The Mechanical Designer is expected to work closely with the local engineering and drafting teams, 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: 




  • Creating technical 3D models and associated 2D drawings of components to meet project specifications from available source information (i.e. layouts, schematics, standards, sketches, written or oral instructions);
  • Developing detailed parts lists for the components;
  • Verifying drawings and parts bills ensuring good quality and conformity to customer technical specifications and internal design standards;
  • Directing or providing assistance, checking the work of others, and directing others on specific projects.


  • Mechanical Technician diploma or equivalent;
  • 2+ years’ experience in mechanical detailed design for hydro applications preferred;
  • Prior work experience using 3D CAD software, experience with Unigraphics preferred;
  • Self-starter with ability to work in a team environment;
  • Result-oriented individual;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (ex. Access, Excel, Word, etc.);
  • High sense of urgency and a strong customer focus.


* Legal status to work in Canada is 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:  671

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