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Primary Location: 

Finland - Vaasa, FI

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Electrical Section Manager

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. As an energy system integrator, we – Wärtsilians - understand, design, build and serve optimal power systems for future generations. Our solutions provide the needed flexibility to integrate renewables and secure power system reliability. We support our customers over the lifecycle of their installations with services that enable increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Did you know that Wärtsilä has 72 GW of installed power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world?

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?


We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Section Manager, Electrical. Your main goal is to lead and manage the electrical works at site. The location for this position is Vaasa, but you will work abroad for longer periods. 


We offer you an interesting position with people of different cultural backgrounds and a possibility to work with a successful global team in an international company. 




- Manage and lead the electrical works at site in collaboration with other stakeholders 
- Plan and follow-up progress of electrical works at site 
- Proactively manage the scope of works, material flow and secure needed resources
- Manage subcontractors 
- Perform start-ups and testing of the installed equipment and document the end results 
- Maintain good customer relations and team spirit at site 
- Manage and maintain good reporting practices 
- Co-ordinate construction works with mechanical and civil sections 
- Safeguard the compliance with HSSE policies and minimize the risks in own section 




- M.Sc. of B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering 
- Working experience in similar tasks preferred 
- Good leadership, communication, team building and negotiation skills 
- Willingness to learn and adapt new technologies 
- Ability to adjust to a wide range of conditions and cultural environments 
- Project Management knowledge is an advantage 
- Good command of English, both oral and written 
- Other languages are seen as an advantage 


In this position you work in abroad for longer periods.


Please apply by 30th October, 2020. 


Contact person to give further information:
Kari Jakku 
General Manager, Installation & Commissioning, Electrical

This is Wärtsilä

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 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com