Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

In-Situ Machinist


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. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and a more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.


As a Machinist, In-Situ your responsibilities will include:


  • Working, measuring and produce/machine parts within the Metric and or Standard system;
  • Assembles, repairs, and fabricates metal parts by operating mechanical and or machining equipment;
  • Assembles parts into sub-units or complete units;
  • Uses blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product;
  • Able to draw or make a relevant sketch of work and or job dimensions for reporting
  • Manufacturing of special applications in the lathe machine, such as threads and fittings;
  • Evaluation of components per given manufacturer specifications and or Metric standards;
  • Maintaining of all Machine workshop and OSM Machinery;
  • Completion of measurement sheets and or reports per Metric standards;
  • Preparation of personal hand tools, consumables and materials prior to job;
  • Preparation of jobs including field/shop service execution;
  • Execute machining works onboard vessels and or stationary Power systems all around the world;
  • Maintain workspace clean and organized;
  • Assist in Wärtsilä and Quantiserv management in workflow and improvement of same;
  • Assist OSM Specialist with his assignment and follow his instructions
  • Adopt a pleasant, adaptable attitude towards any "ad-hoc" duties that may be required
  • Always carry out all tasks in such a way as to ensure maximum (internal and external) satisfaction to the extent that this is within the employee's control
  • Undergo appropriate training to gain competencies with heavy lifting equipment; Forklift, overhead gantry cranes, component turning equipment


In addition to the above duties and responsibilities, the post holder must be prepared to undertake such additional duties within their capabilities which may result from changing circumstances, but which may not of necessity, change the general character or level of responsibility of the post.


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


  • Experience in a similar role within the marine industry would be advantageous
  • Good communication skills with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Line-boring using boring bars
  • Use of laser and optical alignment equipment
  • Use of mechanical measuring equipment
  • Tool calibration and verification
  • Metal stitching experience
  • Motivation to travel both domestically and internationally for 7-8 months per year.
  • Knowledge with use of milling machines, drilling, manual lathe operation, line boring tools and laser/optical alignment equipment
  • Looking for detail oriented, easy going, not surprised by schedule changes machinist with minimum 2 years of experience in machining field


Physical & Mental/Reasoning Demands:


These are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. 


•          Vision: Close; Distance; Depth

•          Color Perception (Red, Green, Amber)

•          Hearing/Listening

•          Clear Speech

•          Touching: Dexterity; Hand; Finger

•          Ability to Mount and Dismount Forklift/Truck

•          Pushing/Pulling/Stoop/Kneel/Crouch or Crawl  

•          Lifting: 45 Pounds; 5 Times per shift

•          Carrying: 25 Pounds; 5 Times per shift

•          Driving (local/over the road)

•          Bend/Squat/Sit and Stand for a prolonged period of time

•          Climbing / Balance


Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

•          Works Alone / Works with Others

•          Verbal Contact w/Others; Face-to-Face Contact

•          Inside / Outside

•          Extreme Heat / Extreme Cold

•          Noise   

•          Mechanical Equipment

•          Electrical Equipment

•          Pressurized Equipment

•          Moving Objects

•          High Places

•          Fumes/Odors

•          Hazardous Materials

•          Dirt Dust


Last application date: 29/09/2023 


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 is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami