Harvey, LA, US

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Project & Commissioning Engineer, Navy Navigation

At ANCS, we transform how vessels perform to create the safest and most efficient journey for our customers – always with the vision in mind to navigate towards a more sustainable maritime industry. With our rich history of pioneering maritime technologies, we have defined industry benchmarks.

To be better tomorrow, we need the right talents today to complement our strong team of 650 employees in over 10 countries across the globe with the right skills, experience, and a winning attitude.


We are now looking for a Project & Commissioning Engineer, Navy Navigation to join our global NAVY team and work toward a better future. The preferred location for the position is New Orleans, LA and this is a hybrid position.


Your focus will be on project engineering and later commissioning for navigation systems on NAVY vessels in close cooperation with the Navigation Program Manager.

The main activities range from support for pre-sales contract to system delivery, until the end system lifetime. Some international travel for this role may be included to support customers and projects internationally.



  • Design technical solutions for navigation systems (hardware and software), in close cooperation with the project team and product management.
  • Participate in project meetings and integration design review.
  • Facilitate tasks and schedules for documentation, software, product deliveries, and commissioning/services.
  • Coordinate inhouse equipment and system testing.
  • Perform delivered system commissioning, test, and trials.
  • Assist other project team members as required and promptly resolve quality/design issues.
  • Keep confidentiality, especially related to Naval contracts.
  • Responsible to follow, customer specific as well as internal, quality and security procedures.


Desired Skills:

  • Fluent in English (communicate effectively in writing and verbally)
  • Bachelor of Science in a relevant engineering specialization, e.g. electrical, computer, guidance/controls, or software.
  • Working experience in the marine industry focusing on marine navigation/guidance systems
  • Solid understanding of the working principles of Navigational sensors, e.g. Radar, DGNSS, Echo sounder, etc.
  • General cyber security knowledge
  • Knowledge of serial interface or Modbus communication protocols
  • Good interpersonal skills, teamwork, and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel internationally.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.            


Last application date: 03/03/2024 


Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer.

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. 

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


Individuals hired for positions that require on-site customer interactions and/or in-person travel may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or other country-specific vaccinations, unless otherwise prohibited by law.


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



Nearest Major Market: New Orleans