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Mechanical Engineer in Charlotte, NC at Andritz

Date Posted: 9/27/2018

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    Charlotte, NC
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Job Description


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:

  • Designs refurbishment components using calculations to verify designs. Components may include turbine runners, discharge rings, shaft, bearings, wicket gates, wicket gate mechanism/bushings, headcover/bottomring, stayvanes, distributor/stay rings, draft tube liners and turbine inlets.
  • Resolve technical issues related to projects.
  • Performs components checks as required.
  • Assists the Sales Department in the bid for technical issues.
  • Provides assistance to project management in technical tasks related to the refurbishment of hydro-turbines and related equipment.
  • Assist Purchasing in reviewing quotes and purchase orders for completeness.



Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5+ years experience in mechanical design of heavy industrial components.
  • E. license preferred.
  • AutoCAD proficiency required. (This is a hands-on design role)
  • Working knowledge in capital equipment, welding, custom fabrication, and/or piping.
  • Experience designing large rotation equipment is a plus.


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