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.

We are transitioning the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent - want to join the ride?


As an In-Situ Machinist your responsibilities will include:


  • Assist In-Situ Specialist and or Machinist with In-Situ Machining tool setups and changes.
  • Assist In-Situ Specialist and or Machinist prepare, assemble, test, clean, pack and unpack.
  • Assembles, repairs, and fabricates metal parts by operating any mechanical workshop equipment, like lathe, milling, boring, drilling machine.
  • Assembles parts into sub-units and or complete units.
  • Uses blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product in Metric and Imperial standards.
  • Evaluation of engine/machine components according to original Manufacturer specifications and/or Quantiserv-ISO standards.
  • Maintaining of all Quantiserv machine shop machinery and In-Situ tooling after use.
  • Completion of measurement sheets according to ISO standards.
  • Operate all types of measuring tools: micrometers Dial gauges in Metric.
  • Preparation of tools, consumables, and materials.
  • Preparation of jobs, including field/shop for service execution on direction of Specialist or Machinist and or Management.
  • Execute machining works under guidance of an In-Situ Specialist or Machinist onboard vessels, power stations and diverse industries worldwide.
  • Maintain workspace clean and organized.
  • Assist in workflow and improvement of same.
  • Undergo appropriate training to gain competencies with heavy lifting equipment; Forklift, overhead gantry cranes, component turning equipment.
  • Follow specific courses defined by Quantiserv to attend specific work locations, like oil rigs and oil drilling vessels if necessary (OSHA, Helicopter survival, oil rig safety)
  • Ensure that all activities in the workshop and on-site are carried out in accordance with the site safety rules and in compliance with the Company's Health and Safety standard ISO 4500112018.


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 with assembly, repair, and fabrication of custom metal parts by operating any mechanical workshop equipment, like lathe, milling, boring, drilling machine.
  • Good communication skills with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Good time management and organizational skills - able to effectively manage a dynamic workload.
  • Able work effectively and efficiently independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent attention to detail.


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


We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online: https://www.wartsila.com/careers . Individuals hired for positions that require on-site customer interactions and/or in-person travel may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or other country-specific vaccinations, unless otherwise prohibited by law. Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer. 


Last application date: 18/10/2023 


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