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Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Field Service Engineer, Propulsion

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


Field Service Engineer, Propulsion


We are looking for a dynamic high performer to join our fast paced and exciting Services Team. We are a SMART technology company that empowers our people to collaborate and shape our markets, so that we can have a sustainable impact on society. Our field service engineers & superintendents are regularly assigned to attend to our customer’s installations (ships, rigs, and power plants) for complex equipment troubleshooting and repairs for many days or weeks at a time.

As a Field Service Engineer, Propulsion, you will perform Field Service activities related the repair and maintenance of Propulsion equipment.

The ideal candidate has in-depth mechanical and technical experience on Wärtsilä propulsion equipment.


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

  • Carry out complex field service work activities related to propulsion equipment including repair, maintenance.
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting on site to isolate and find root causes of failures in propulsion mechanical and hydraulic equipment.
  • Lead and manage assigned self/team while on site, interacting with the customer to arrange for proper schedule to achieve desired scope.
  • Keep track of work details and provide in depth reports including all the necessary details. (Measurements, photos, way of working, investigations, etc.)
  • Perform internal and external progress reporting on the status of assigned work.
  • Ensure that the work is executed according to Wärtsilä Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines and customer site procedures.
  • Keep track and provide an accounting of time, spare parts used.
  • Proactively advise and promote available products and solutions to customers.
  • Provide internal and external work reports according to Wärtsilä standards and perform site audits.


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

  • In depth knowledge and experience with Propulsion equipment.
  • English, second language is a plus
  • Information Management
  • MS Office tools
  • IM applications and IM tools


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 Canada or the USA without sponsorship.


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


Last application date: 08/11/2021

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 Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems deliver the reliability, safety, and environmental performance that Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision encompasses. We offer our customers performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. www.wartsila.com/marine

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 www.wartsila.com