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Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

Function:  Contract Delivery
Job Category:  Other

Junior Maintenance Planner

Junior Maintenance Planner


We are looking for a Junior Maintenance Planner to join our dynamic, fast-paced, and safety-minded Maintenance Management team. Warsila North America, Inc. offers interesting and challenging tasks in the growing Marine Agreement business. In this position, you will be a member of the Maintenance Management team located in the Fort Lauderdale Expertise Centre.


What will you be doing

As a Junior Maintenance Planner, you will be contributing to the general improvement of the Maintenance planning Team by supporting Maintenance Planners in their daily activities. Some of these activities are to prepare maintenance plans, create and coordinate scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities and overhauls as well as maintaining good communication with Contract Managers and customers.


The ideal candidate has an education in in Mechanical / Productional engineering, Basic experience with internal combustion diesel engines and a focused/can-do attitude. Your development goal is to become a Maintenance planner and to support agreements assigned to you by your Line Manager.


As a Junior Maintenance Planner, you will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Assist Maintenance planners in the preparation of maintenance plans for each contract in the assigned area of responsibility
  • Learn and assist with planning and coordinating scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and overhauls
  • Learn and assist in estimating the resources and competences needed for execution of the maintenance work in the field.
  • Building and maintaining good communication with contract managers and customers external providers and other stakeholders in the Wärtsilä organization
  • Understand the follow up work on executed and postponed maintenance tasks and improvements.
  • Assist with the preparation of maintenance budgets for the annual contract budgeting on behalf of the customer
  • Assisting in the development of our tools
  • Learn and assist with Swing-set planning Requirements and activities.


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

  • B.Sc. in Mechanical / Productional engineering or related Industry.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of engine functionality
  • Structured and planned way of working
  • Focused and Can-Do attitude 
  • Good co-operation, teamwork, and communication skills.
  • Results Driven individual able to help solve challenges that may arise.
  • Basic cost awareness.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Willing to travel.
  • Reliable and able to meet tight deadlines.
  • IT skills Seen as an advantage
  • Good presentation skills
  • The ability to analyze data and produce reports using Excel, and other MS products is highly desirable.


Why you and us

You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team. 


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.


Relocation and accommodation costs are not available for this position. If this sounds like a good match for you, then send in your application via the Wartsila recruitment system along with a CV and a Cover Letter.


Join our team of professionals and apply now!




Last application date: 12/07/2022

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 is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at


Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami