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Bogotá D.C, CO Ibagué, CO Yopal, CO

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Service Engineer, E&A

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world, including 80 energy storage systems?

In this era of innovation and fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Want to join the ride?


**Preferable location Colombia, the applicant could be living in any city inside Colombia**

Service Engineer, Energy & Automation, Energy, Americas


We are looking for a Service Engineer to join our dynamic, fast-paced Energy & Automation team for Energy Business in the Americas region. The desired location for this position is Colombia.


What will you be doing

As a Service Engineer, you will be performing various field service activities, including overhauls and repairs at both the customer job site and in the local workshop. 


To be our ideal candidate you will have experience commissioning new power plants as an automation engineer.


As a Service Engineer, you will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Perform Field Service activities according to the work plan. 
  • Perform overhauls and repairs on assemblies on-site and/or in workshops. 
  • May interact with customers during the work execution. 
  • May perform internal and external progress status of the assigned work. 
  • Create the Service Work Reports. 
  • Ensure that the work is executed according to Wärtsilä Quality, Health, Safety, and Environmental guidelines and customer site procedures. 
  • Participate in the development of new working methods within own responsibility area. 


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:
General Skills: 

  • Cost awareness and effectiveness 
  • Reporting skills 
  • Wärtsilä knowledge and business understanding 
  • Planning and target setting 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Good English level


Professional Skills: 

  • Product knowledge 
  • System and solution knowledge 
  • Customer understanding 
  • Experience in commissioning new power plants as an automation engineer 
  • Experience with programmable logic controllers, frequency drives, electrical protection devices, computer systems, Ethernet networks, firewalls and OPC-servers, Wärtsilä engine automation (UNIC/WECS), and generators. 
  • Creating and presenting highly technical information to internal and external world-class experts

Why you and us

You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team. 

If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application.

Successful applicant must be authorized to work in Colombia without sponsorship.

We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online:

Last application date: 17/08/2022

At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our customers unlock the value of the energy transition by optimising their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Our offering comprises flexible power plants, energy management systems, and storage, as well as lifecycle services that ensure increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world.


Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at