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Ewekoro, NG

Function:  Contract Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Maintenance Technician - Elect

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?


Maintenance Technician (Electrical) - Ewekoro, Nigeria


We are now looking for an Electrical Plant Technician to join our Contract Delivery team in Ewekoro, Nigeria. The sucessful candidate will be responsible for all activities related to Maintain and operate the plant during the shift according to company policies, procedures, and operation plan.


What will you be doing

  • Identify and locate all existing sensors and transmitters of engines and auxiliary equipment as
  • well as test and substitute them if necessary. 
  • Carry out inspections of all electrical equipment and take corrective actions when needed. 
  • Comply with all safety regulations (including isolation, lockout, and tag out) and perform
  • emergency procedures in order to protect personnel and equipment in case of damage or
  • failure of safety devices. 
  • Ensure that the working area, machines, auxiliary equipment, and tools are kept in good and
  • clean condition.
  • Identify and correct abnormalities of the engine excitation systems as well as test the protection.
  • and supervision equipment of the systems. 
  • Create work reports according to guidelines.
  • Inspect engines electrical systems of the engines, auxiliary equipment, and other existing
  • equipment in the plant to detect electrical faults and take the necessary steps for the prevention.
  • and correction of the referred abnormalities.
  • Maintenance of electrical tools, fixtures, cutting tools, and hand tools.
  • Reconditioning and overhaul of engine's electrical components.


You will shine in this role, when you have

  • Degree or Higher National Diploma Electrical Engineering or equivalent educational background.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant industrial experience in O&M experience requirement in HFO power plant and its auxiliaries.
  • An Advance level of English language
  • We are seeking for an expert professional with strong problem solving and decision-making skill.
  • Perform all activities needed to reach the objectives of the position and comply with the orders, instructions, values, and company policies applicable as employee and/or the position.
  • Continuously seek for solutions keeping a customer focus mindset.
  • Understanding of Wärtsilä business, quality, and workplace safety is a plus.


Why you and us

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?


How to apply

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 through our career’s portal. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.



Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Any questions related to this position. Please reach out to:

Ali Mohamed Ali – Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist MESAA 


Only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to.

Last application date: 14/07/2022

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. #LI-AM1

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