Carolina, PR

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Service Engineer, Instrumentation and Controls

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Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We 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 high performing, future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Are you ready to take the next step?


Service Engineer – Instrumentation and Controls, Energy Business

The Wärtsilä Energy Business – North Region team has a vacancy for a Service Engineer – Instrumentation and Controls.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Solve technical and operational problems at our customer power plants.
  • Perform preventative maintenance activities according to maintenance programs.
  • Support New Build and Commissioning teams on projects delivery.
  • Prepare service work reports and other relevant documentation related to site or customer visits.
  • Maintain good relationships with the customer during work execution.
  • Be able to travel to our customer facilities for service attendance within Canada, US and the Caribbean.
  • Be on service jobs about 80% of the year.

Desired Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Controls & Automation or Electrical Engineering or equivalent

Desired Skills and Experience

The applicant should have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience with knowledge of:

  • PLC development, programming and troubleshooting (Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider etc.)
  • DCS troubleshooting
  • HMI: Wonderware and other applicable systems
  • Various industrial networks and protocols (Modbus TCP, Profibus, CAN-bus, CIP, EtherNet/IP, DeviceNET, ControlNET, Industrial Ethernet)
  • OPC systems
  • Windows server and UNIX servers
  • Variable frequency drives
  • Advance programming of firewalls and routers
  • Reciprocating Gas Engine Control Systems (MAN, MaK, Caterpillar, Bergen etc.)

Additional Skills:

  • Good leadership and collaboration skills
  • Strong focus on safety protocols and QEHS standards
  • Detail oriented
  • Be able to work independently when needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English required, Spanish a plus)
  • Excellent computer skills


Travel Requirements: This position requires a 70% - 85%  travel commitment, encompassing both domestic and international, including onshore and offshore locations. The role demands adaptability to varying travel demands, with an expectation of extended periods away from the primary work location. Prospective candidates should be prepared to fulfil these travel obligations as an integral aspect of the position's responsibilities.

Last application date: 10/05/2024 


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 is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com