Location(s): 

Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Workshop Technician

Workshop Technician

 

Wärtsilä Parts and Field Service is now looking for an enthusiastic Workshop Technician to join our skilled team.

 

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 90% of world trade is carried by sea?

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?

 

What will you be doing?

 

As a Workshop Technician, you will be responsible for safely and efficiently disassemble, thoroughly inspect, and precisely machine and rebuild a large variety of diesel engine components according to Wärtsilä’s established guidelines and safety protocols.

 

This position reports to the Workshop Manager.

 

Wärtsilä, a SMART technology company, is seeking the ideal candidate to join our fast- paced, high performance Field Service Operations coordination team (AMER). Candidates are expected to display a high level of critical thinking and reasoning skills, identify as high performers, as well as being self-motivating.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Contribute to the execution of workshop service tasks, such as: overhauls, reconditioning, modification, cleaning, and machining of reciprocating engine components.
  • Liaise closely with Team Leader and Senior Workshop Technician to ensure work scopes are kept within budget and specified delivery schedule.
  • Gather technical information from TKB by accessing technical bulletins and operational / overhaul instruction from product manual.
  • Access parts catalogue to find out parts required that needs to be ordered to support overhauling or repair of the component / equipment.
  • 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.
  • Ensure that all work is carried out to ISO 900112015 standard.
  • Be an integral part of the workshop team. Strive to achieve common goals and customer deadlines, whereby working overtime hours may be required.
  • Adopt a pleasant, adaptable attitude towards any "ad-hoc" duties that may be required.
  • Always carry out all tasks in such a way as to ensure maximum (internal and external) satisfaction to the extent that this is within the employee's control.
  • Carry out proactive preventative maintenance tasks on plant equipment.
  • Undergo appropriate training to gain competencies with heavy lifting equipment; Forklift, overhead gantry cranes, component turning equipment.

 

Main Requirements:

 

  • 3-5 years of job-related experience with marine diesel and/or dual fuel engines
  • Experience within a Mechanical/Maritime environment organization with an international scope is seen as an advantage.
  • Good communication skills with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • A proactive individual who is not afraid to get stuck in.
  • 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.
  • Fuel injection equipment experience is a must.
  • Experience in handling tools like valve grinding machine, seat cutting machines, honing machine etc is a must.

 

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

 

Why you & us? 

 

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.

 

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 

 

Contact & next steps:

 

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline by submitting your application in our Career portal. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to the same time zone. We aim to keep you informed along the way.

 

Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Patrick Wits – Talent Acquisition Partner via email at Patrick.wits_external@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).

 

Last application date: 29/02/2024 

 

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

 

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