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Drammen, NO

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Service Engineer - Automation

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a decarbonised and sustainable future.  By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?


Due to high workload and new projects, we are now hiring for -  Service Engineer - Automation




Wärtsilä’s alarm and control systems are used for controlling, monitoring, and analyzing vessel devices and processes.

The system consists of both software and hardware components and enables remote and on-site collecting of data from

field equipment’s. In that way, it allows our customer to remotely manage energy savings such as fuel consumptions both

in power plants and air conditioning onboard.


Tasks and responsibilities:


- Service, system- refit and Sea Trial assistance world-wide

- Warranty handling in new build ships

- Analysing software / hardware failures through support to ship-owner / ships personnel on high end automation systems mainly in Cruise ship market

- Troubleshooting / fault-finding / correction of software and hardware onboard sailing vessels

- Developing software and software templates both inhouse and on site




- Experience with Automation systems (SCADA)

- Experience within programming PLC and/ or C++

- Experience with large/complex Networks

- Experience with technical troubleshooting on computer and electronic equipment’s

- Advantage with experience in power management systems / ships power plants and communication interfaces both serial and tcp/ip (e.g. modbus, NMEA…)

- Fluent English and Norwegian, both verbally and in writing




- Bachelor degree or equivalent; automation and programming

- Systematic and self-driven

- Eager to learn and overcome challenges with success

- Able to obtain security clearance according to National Security Authority regulations


For additional queries regarding this position, please reach out to Hans Roger Øverby, Leader, Field Service Automation


Last application date: 30/11/2022 


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. 


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