Helsinki, FI

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Project Engineer

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 80% 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?


Project Engineer

We are looking for a Project Engineer with a main responsibility in Design, Installation, Commissioning and Support of Ship Traffic Control systems. The preferred location for this position is Helsinki, Finland but also Turku and Vaasa, Finland are negotiable. We offer the possibility of hybrid remote work. 


What you will be doing

You will be working as a part of dynamic engineering team with diverse expertise.


As a Project Engineer, your work will focus on these responsibilities:


Performing the System Design - development of technical part of tender proposal and system documentation, including:

  • Technical analysis of tender requirements or RFQ.
  • Selection of third-party equipment and subsystems.
  • Preparation of hardware and software Scope of Supply.
  • Subsystems performance calculations.
  • Preparation of system Technical Description.
  • Preparation of block, connection and wiring diagrams.
  • Site design - preparation of equipment layout drawings; sketches of equipment room, shelter, mast/tower; operator room, console etc.
  • Preparation of Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and Site Acceptance Test (SAT) procedures.
  • Interact with customer to interpret their needs and requirements.

Performing the System Installation and Commissioning, including:

  • Preparation of civil works specifications and installation requirements for subcontractors.
  • Execution of Site Survey.
  • System assembling and configuration at workbench, execution of FAT; acceptance of third-party equipment at the factory.
  • Supervision of civil and installation works performed by subcontractors.
  • Execution of SAT.
  • Training of customer engineers.
  • Ensure the relevance of the project’s as-build documentation archive.

Support other teams (Customer Support, Academy, R&D) with the following tasks:

  • Preparation of technical requirements and specifications for upgrading of Wartsila software and dedicated HW products.
  • Confirmation of third-party product performance by conducting tests on company’s workbench.
  • Providing of scheduled preventive maintenance.
  • Providing of corrective maintenance, repair and technical support upon request from first-line support.


The key requirements, skills and qualifications needed to succeed in the position we expect from you:


  • Higher technical education.
  • Strong professional written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Base knowledge of:

                  - radiocommunication, microwave and radar equipment,
                  - electrical engineering,
                  - telecommunication networks and LAN administration,
                  - reading/creating construction drawings and radio-engineering circuits,
                  - executing of design documentation.

  • Knowledge of graphic software (AutoCAD, MS Visio or analogous).
  • Radio-electronic repair skills and good knowledge of measurement tools (SWR meter, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, etc.).
  • Ability and willing to travel around the world up to 50% of time.
  • Base Project Management skills and supervision skills is advantage.
  • Valid certificates in applicable skills (Working at height, Electrical Safety, Radar Systems,
  • Radio Management Systems, Radio Transceivers) is advantage.

Why you and 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 that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. 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? 

We have an amazing team and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future. 


Contact & next steps 


We hope to hear from you soon, by submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process throughout. 

For further questions please reach out to Evgeny Galaktionov, Senior Manager, Engineering & Support AMER & EUR, at +358 504799219 with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to). 

Welcome to join us in shaping the decarbonisation of marine and energy!


Last application date: 02/06/2024 


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. 

All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.

This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com