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Job title:  Hydraulic Design Engineer

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Hydro
Contract location: 

Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA

Working location:  Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent 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.

Andritz Hydro, a major world leader in the design and manufacturing of hydroelectric power generation machinery, is looking for a Hydraulic Design Engineer for the Hydraulic Engineering R&D department. Located in Pointe-Claire, QC, this position reports to RD Global Organization in Linz, Austria.




The Hydraulic Design Engineer will act as the central hydraulic design resource to support development projects and proposals and associated personnel related to design of hydraulic passageways of hydro turbines at all stages for both new units, runner replacements and rehabilitation projects. This mandate will include the following:


  • Perform analysis of design requirements;
  • Develop hydraulic design of turbine components of various types;
  • Direct involvement with Linz hydraulic laboratory team for the development of model turbines;
  • Support bids for preliminary design and reviews;
  • Collaborate with colleagues working in various location worldwide;
  • Collaborate with the Mechanical Design Engineering team and the Hydraulic Contract Engineer to assure seamless execution of hydraulic development contracts;
  • Perform CFD studies;
  • Support and contribute to development/definition/modification of hydraulic engineering tools and processes.




  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering; Master’s degree his highly desirable;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in hydro engineering;
  • Creativity, problem solving skills, and demonstrated consistent attention to detail;
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment and excellent communication skills (oral & written);
  • Self-directed and proven leadership skills;
  • Familiarity with CFD calculations for hydro turbines;
    • Ability to perform basic analytical conceptual design for hydro turbines;
    • Knowledge of commercial and technical aspects of hydro-electric power plant equipment;
  • Interest in programming with ideally some experience in Linux and Python scripting
  • Fluency in French and English – spoken and written.

* Legal status to work in Canada is required.

Requisition ID:  2209

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