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Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Marine 4-Stroke Automation Superintendent (DF/LNG)

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?


What will you be doing

As a Marine 4-Stroke Automation Superintendent, you will be for performing field service activities according to the work plan specifically in relation to LNG/ DF 4-stroke driven installations with Wärtsilä equipment.

The ideal candidate has Work experience with UNIC C3 and WECS gas engine installation and troubleshooting and a genuine passion for marine technologies and automation.


As a Marine 4-Stroke Automation Superintendent, you will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing complex and advanced troubleshooting on specific equipment and equipment families in relation to Wärtsilä systems;
  • Acts as superintendent engineer for complex marine LNG-driven installations and as a system commissioning engineer to lead-related commissioning activities as required.
  • Responsible for performing complex and advanced Tuning adjustments on Wartsila's advanced portfolio of DF engines.
  • Ensures that work is executed according to Wärtsilä Quality, Health, Safety, and Environmental guidelines and customer-site procedures;
  • Proactively advises and promotes available products and solutions to customers.
  • Responsible for building and supporting internal and external stakeholders in regards to specific LNG equipment like LNGPac, Dual Fuel technology, IAS-related system, WECS, UNIC, etc.

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

  • Preferred MSc or BSc in Electrical, Controls, Automation Engineering, or marine engineering
  • A genuine passion for engines and automation and a desire to make a difference • Systematic way of working and good analytical and organizing skills
  • Understanding the importance of quality
  • Technical problem-solving skills
  • Good ability to cooperate and communicate with other people & Good command of English, both oral and written
  • Willingness to travel
  • Wärtsilä IAS experience of installation and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with various PLCs (Siemens, Schneider, etc) and SCADA-based systems.
  • The competence areas are alternatively for Electro/ Mechanical Systems (W32,34SG,34DF,20DF, 46, 50SG, 50DF), Electrical systems (MV, LV and DC systems) or various Automation Systems (WECS3000, WECS8000, UNIC)
  • Experience in Wecsplorer, WCT, and UNITool software tools
  • Work experience with UNIC C3 and WECS gas engine installation and troubleshooting.
  • 75% travel time required. 

Last application date: 07/05/2021


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: 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami