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Structural/Mechanical Design Technologist in Paris at Andritz

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

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Job Description

Position Overview

A structural or mechanical design Technologist with knowledge in design, manufacturing and installation in custom water control gates and hoists for the hydropower sector and/or extensive experience in large structural designs and hoists.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Detail drafting design of water control gates and hoisting systems as per customer specifications and providing support to engineering staff for proper dimensioning and drawing contents quality.
  • Preparation of detailed drawings in accordance with detailed instructions and established drafting standards.
  • Assisting Designer Engineers on projects by taking preliminary design drawings and calculations and completing the detailed design.
  • Communicate with project coordinator and production to solve technical issues related to design, fabrication and/or installation of such equipment.
  • Revises drawings prior to release to the production department.
  • Coordinating with Project Engineers on design information and standards.
  • Generate technical information with minimal guidance and supervision.
  • Work within the project team environment from conceptual and preliminary stages of the project design through to completion.
  • Be accountable for drawing production.

Job Requirements


  • Diploma in civil, structural or mechanical drafting or technology from University or technical college.
  • Curriculum in structural steel and mechanical design considered an asset.
  • Experience with using AutoCAD and Solid Works 3D software.
  • Experience in custom water control gate design or large structural design and hoists is preferred.
  • Punctual and willing to work extra hours when required.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a team environment or independently.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to deal with competing priorities and manage time appropriately.

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Innovative thinker and proven problem-solving skills.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Team player who inspires confidence.
  • Ability to conceptualize structural details in three dimensions
  • Hard worker, ready to assume responsibility quickly and have fun at the same time
  • Fast learner with a desire to grow professionally and personally
  • Commitment to client service and technical excellence
  • Enthusiasm for change and ability to work in a demanding and dynamic environment.