Job offer – Aquaculture engineer

ÉAU is looking for a Aquaculture engineer

Workplace: Montreal
Type of employment: Full time

ÉAU (Urban Food Ecosystems) is an urban agriculture company specialized in aquaponics: an innovative and ecological food production system. We are developing vertical aquaponic farms that produce fresh, healthy, and local food – vegetables, fruit and fish – year-round, regardless of weather conditions, to help support communities’ food self-sufficiency.

ÉAU is expanding and needs to fill several key positions within its technical and research and development team.

Job description

The aquaculture engineer is a crucial position in the development of our aquaponic farms. In collaboration with the other team members, he or she produces the necessary documentation and actively participates in the activities, from the design to the operation of the ÉAU farms, thanks to his great expertise in recirculating aquaculture and fish farming. The aquaculture engineer is also required to (i) participate in R&D projects in our aquaponics laboratory, (ii) communicate with aquaculture equipment suppliers and (iii) participate actively in the implementation of aquaculture projects and operation in the aquaponic farms.


A Day at ÉAU

  • Participate in the development of our design tools
  • Establish fish production, feeding and harvesting cycles
  • Produce hydraulic diagrams of aquaculture systems
  • Targeting the best RAS technologies
  • Design the aquaculture section and choose to position the equipment
  • Participate in the design of mineralization systems
  • Produce maintenance plans and biosecurity strategies
  • Write fish health intervention and management plans
  • Draw plans of aquaculture systems
  • Work closely with the rest of the technical team
  • Participate in R&D projects in the laboratory


The ideal candidate

  • Ingenious, creative, rigorous and dynamic
  • Relevant training related to aquaculture and engineering or other related field
  • Training and experience in recirculating aquaculture
  • Knowledge of aquaculture equipment in recirculation
  • Experience with salmonids an asset
  • Ability to manipulate spreadsheets
  • Ability to communicate in both English and French
  • AutoDesk computer graphics skills (AutoCAD and Revit) or SketchUp an asset


If you have an interest in

  • Food security
  • The development of high-tech sustainable agricultural systems
  • Sharing your ideas and vision with an equally enthusiastic and passionate team
  • Developing within a growing enterprise
  • Working in an intellectually stimulating environment
  • Laughing while working



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