Carolina, PR

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Service Engineer - Mechanical & Reciprocating Engines, Energy Business (Puerto Rico)

Wärtsilä Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our partners to accelerate their decarbonisation journeys through our market-leading technologies and power system modelling expertise. These cover decarbonisation services, future-fuel enabled balancing power plants, hybrid solutions, energy storage and optimisation technology, including the GEMS Digital Energy Platform.


Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 79 GW of power plant capacity and more 125 energy storage installations in 180 countries around the world?


In this 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 through innovation in technology and services - together. Want to join the ride?


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 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 – Mechanical & Reciprocating Engines, Energy Business Puerto Rico

The Wärtsilä Energy Business – North Region team has a vacancy for a Service Engineer, Mechanical.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform mechanical field service activities such as troubleshooting, major repairs and overhauls of reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICE) and well as accompany auxiliary equipment.
  • Support New Build and Commissioning teams on projects delivery.
  • Support in resolving technical and operating problems at our customer power plants.
  • Track daily work activity progress and shared the same to relevant stakeholders.
  • Participate in customer meetings as part of our local mechanical support team.
  • Make analysis with adequate conclusions and recommendations (reports) for how to solve technical problems.
  • Be able to travel to our customer facilities for service attendance within Canada, U.S and the Caribbean.
  • Be able to travel for service jobs about 80% of the year.

Desired Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a technical trade school diploma

Desired Skills and Experience

The applicant should have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing field service activities on:

  • Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (RICE)
  • Diesel or heavy fuel engines
  • Gas and or Dual fuel engines
  • Fuel oil or gas injection systems
  • Engines auxiliary systems (separators, radiator, fuel and air systems)
  • Strong focus on safety protocols and QEHS standards

Additional Skills

  • Good leadership and collaboration skills
  • Good electrical knowledge
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Good computer skills
  • Coaching skills


Travel Requirements: This position requires a 70% 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: 31/07/2024 


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 the USA without sponsorship.


We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online: https://www.wartsila.com/careers


Individuals hired for positions that require on-site customer interactions and/or in-person travel may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or other country-specific vaccinations, unless otherwise prohibited by law. Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer. 


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.