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Fort Dauphin, MG

Function:  Business Development
Job Category:  Engineering

Plant Operator

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 with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner 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?


Main responsabilities


Operate and maintain the plant during the shift according to company policies and procedures. - Maintain the plant power production at the output designated by management. - Operate the plant within the acceptable loading envelope under plant dispatch directives from utility. - Assist in start-up, shut-down and normal operations of the power plant systems. - Complete and maintain all logs and running records in a clear and concise manner according to the stipulated guidelines. - Responsible for taking corrective action during system operational disturbance and/or bringing such disturbances to the attention of the Shift Supervisor. - Effectively communicate the condition of the plant equipment and performance to the person in charge of the shift and fellow plant personnel. - Responsible for maintaining the plant in a clean and safe condition at all times. - Perform emergency procedures in order to protect personnel and equipment in case of damage or failure of safety deficiencies. - Utilize all tools, equipment, and accessories in such a manner so as to maximize useful operating life. - Assist in ensuring safe and efficient operation of the plant by bringing violations of colleagues to the attention of the Shift Supervisor or duty manager. - Provide the relieving shift operator with a complete handover, bringing to their attention any operational disturbances, malfunctions or abnormalities. - To perform planned and corrective maintenance as directed and as needed and to account for all parts and materials, supplies and fluids used in the performance of that work - Any other duties assigned by the superior.


 Requirements will be the following:
- Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation and Control Engineering or any relevant courses
- Technical training 
- 1-2 years' experience in Operation and/or Maintenance of a Power Plant 
- Preferably local applicants


General Skills: 
- Good Communication skills 
- Cost awareness & effectiveness 
- Teamwork skills 
- Wärtsilä quality, safety & environment 
would be an advantage.


Last application date: 20/04/2021


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 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: