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Fort Lauderdale, FL, US Houston, US

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Technical Manager, Gas Engines



We are looking for a Technical Manager for Gas Engines to join our dynamic, fast-paced Technical Services team. The preferred location for this position is Fort Lauderdale FL or Houston TX.


What you will be doing


As a Technical Manager, Gas Engines, you will solve complex technical and operating problems of the customer as well as report and propose product improvement needs in order to reach quality and cost targets and ensure customer satisfaction. You will act as a technical expert within Services, specifically for gas engine installations.


The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering, 5+ years of experience working with 4-Stroke reciprocal gas engines and commissioning/start-up operations experience.


As a Technical Manager, you will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Perform overhauls and repairs on assemblies on-site and/or in workshops.
  • Perform Field Service activities according to the work plan.
  • Interact with customer during the work execution.
  • Perform internal and external progress status of the assigned work.
  • Create service work reports.
  • Ensure that the work is executed according to Wartsila quality, health and environmental guidelines and customer site procedures.
  • Comply with the management system according to what has been implemented locally for the position.
  • Perform all activities needed to reach the objectives of the position and comply with the orders, instructions, values and company policies applicable as employee and/or the position.
  • Carry out inspections of all mechanical and pneumatic equipment and take corrective actions when needed.
  • Comply with all safety regulations (including isolation, lock out and tag out) and perform emergency procedures in order to protect personnel and equipment in case of damage or failure of safety devices.
  • Assist Maintenance Supervisor as required.
  • Coach and mentor other technicians and general labour.
  • Ensure that the working area, machines, auxiliary equipment and tools are kept in good and clean condition.


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

  • 5 – 10 years of experience in the installation, operation and maintenance of reciprocal gas engines, specifically 4-Stroke engines.
  • Commissioning service and start-up operations experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or Technical degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering


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:


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: 12/06/2022

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