Herndon, VA, US

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Commissioning Coordinator - ES&O


Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we - Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and a more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.

We are transitioning the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent - want to join the ride?



ES&O Commissioning Coordinator


Wartsila Energy Storage & Optimization is seeking a highly organized and proactive Commissioning Coordinator to join our team at Global Commissioning Management. As a Commissioning Coordinator, your main responsibilities will include assisting in the tracking of project commissioning schedules globally, creating resource plans for projects, and coordinating with area teams and third-party manpower companies for resource coordination. You will also support tracking third-party contractors’ quality, facilitate the creation of purchase orders for third-party contractors, and assist in employee onboarding processes.



Reporting and Work Location


  • This position shall report to the Manager of Commissioning Team
  • Location: US – Work from Home



Minimum Skills Requirements


  • Education: Minimum Bachelors or master’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Power Engineering, or equivalent work experience.
  • 1 – 2 years experience with renewable energy (Solar Utility Scale) and/or Energy Storage System, Power System Design, Communication Network, and minor Software.



Job Specific Responsibilities


  • Help track project commissioning schedules globally
  • Create resource plans for projects
  • Plan for resource substitutions as needed
  • Vendor commissioning coordination (PCS, battery, fire suppression, etc…)
  • Support resource coordination with area teams and 3rd party manpower companies
  • Support performance tracking/review for 3rd party contractors
  • Help track performance and development of the area and 3rd party participants
  • Support tracking of commissioning progress
  • Evaluate and benchmark the performance of area teams and 3rd party participants
  • Keep list of area vendor resources
  • PO creation for 3rd party contractors
  • Support employee onboarding
  • Coordinate with local HR for ACCDOM creation
  • Laptop request
  • Mobile phone and hotspot
  • Tool kits and PPE
  • Support site tool kits



Additional Job Requirements


  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, enabling successful coordination with cross-functional teams, third-party contractors, and vendors.
  • Proficient in using project management tools and software.
  • Knowledge of energy industry standards, commissioning processes, and safety protocols.



Why you and us


You will be a part of a global organization with a 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 about 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 applicants must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship.


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


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.  


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






Nearest Major Market: Washington DC