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Job title:  Mechanical Engineer - Hybrid Position

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Hydro
Contract location: 

Peterborough, ON, CA

Working location:  Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
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.

ANDRITZ offers a hybrid work arrangement, combining teleworking and attendance in the office. By joining Andritz, you will be part of a dynamic team, working in a unique and exciting industry.  



The open position is for a Mechanical Engineer in the hydro generator engineering group. The team is responsible for the design of large hydro generator components, with a primary focus on North American generator projects.  This position includes technical responsibility for the mechanical design during all stages of a project life cycle (proposal, contract design, manufacturing and installation). The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of different topics including stress, heat transfer, ventilation, vibration and bearing analysis. The unique requirements of each hydro project make this a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a candidate with related skills and experience.


The Mechanical Engineer is expected to work closely with colleagues in the engineering department as well as the 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:  


•    Optimization of hydro generator mechanical design, for proposals, contracts and studies;
•    Analysis of mechanical components, using in-house tools or developing calculations as necessary;
•    Documentation for proposals, technical reports and customer O&M manuals;
•    Review and approval of mechanical drawings to ensure contractual and internal requirements are met;
•    Creation of engineering instructions that define technical requirements for manufacturing , installation and testing;
•    Disposition of non-conformances during manufacturing and installation;
•    Review and analysis of site data and testing;
•    Creation and calibration of design tools.




The ideal candidate is an individual that understands the generator product and has the following skills:

•    Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering;
•    Professional Engineer registered with the Professional Engineers of Ontario;
•    Mechanical Engineering design experience with large steel fabrications (5 years desired); 
•    Computer skills in common PC applications - Microsoft Office (Word, Excel et PowerPoint);
•    Excellent problem solving skills, sound judgment, initiative & creativity;
•    Ability to work with people in a team environment;
•    Good verbal and written communication skills in French and English.

* 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:  7335

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