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Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Project Engineer

A safer, low-carbon shipping industry is underpinned by data sharing. We at Wärtsilä Voyage are creating the digital infrastructure needed to enable high-performing maritime logistics. Through our world-leading Smart Marine portfolio, we support our customers in their efforts to ensure secure, highly energy-efficient and cost-effective marine operations. 

Wärtsilä is on a mission to enable sustainable societies with smart technology. As we change course towards a cleaner, smarter maritime future, we’re looking for top talent to join our team. Are you ready to join the Voyage?




We are looking for a PROJECT ENGINEER to join our Voyage team. This position will be located in Fort Lauderdale, FL.


What will you be doing

As a PROJECT ENGINEER, you will the design (including scope and cost estimation), installation (including management of external resources), and support of allocated projects. A project engineer works in tandem with the project manager.


The ideal candidate has a relevant BS degree and/or applicable IT/Electronics certification and has Maritime and simulation experience.


As a PROJECT ENGINEER, you will focus on these responsibilities:

· Performing allocated works: On-site installation, assembly, participation in FAT/SAT, local coordination of works with customer’s representatives and other suppliers.

· Project technical specification, system design drawings, and scope of supply preparation and review.

· Identification and evaluation of technical solutions preferred models and vendors for 3d party equipment used within the scope of supply.

· Customer support by email, phone, and on-site participation in customer visits.

· Quality control of the completed job.

· Continuous improvement of his professional competence.

· Following health and safety requirements of Wartsila and/or locals whichever applies.

· Follow Quality Management system requirements.

· Adhere to internal company and functional policies and procedures.


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

· Technical apprenticeship and/or relevant BS degree and/or applicable IT/Electronics certification.

· Fluent English spoken and written incl. Technical.

· Knowledge of MS Windows, MS Office, IT hardware, and tools.

· Skills in CAD, Visio, XML are an advantage.

· Maritime and simulation experience is a plus but not required.

· Physical ability to cope with allocated work and traveling (35%).

· PC/Network installation and commissioning.

· Troubleshooting/fault finding.

· Interpersonal skills – verbal and written.

· Low voltage electronics wiring.

· Minimum one year of apprenticeship or working experience.


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.


Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship.


We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online: http://www.wartsila.com/en/careers/vacancies.


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: 29/09/2021

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 Voyage transforms how vessels perform their voyage by leveraging the latest digital technologies to deliver a step-change in safety, efficiency, reliability, and emissions. We are committed to creating a Smart Marine Ecosystem, whereby every vessel can connect to digital services that make voyaging safer and greener. With the broadest Smart Marine portfolio in the market, we are well positioned to lead the industry towards becoming digitally connected across the entire value chain and to be the first partner of choice when leveraging the latest digital technologies. www.wartsila.com/marine/voyage.


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 at www.wartsila.com.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami