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Houston, US

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Service Engineer, 4 stroke

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world, including 80 energy storage systems?

In this era of innovation and fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Want to join the ride?

Service Engineer, 4-Stroke, Energy Business, US

We are looking for a Service Engineer to join our 4-Stroke Field Service team for US Energy business. The preferred locations for this position are Fort Lauderdale, FL or Houston, TX. 


What will you be doing

As a Service Engineer you will perform mechanical and E&A troubleshooting and repairs for 4-Stroke engines and related equipment.


To be our ideal candidate you will have a Bachelor’s degree, three years of related experience and knowledge of Wartsila products.


As a Service Engineer, you will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Perform advanced mechanical and electronic & automation system integration-related troubleshooting on 4-Stroke engines and auxiliary equipment.
  • Perform technical advisory for repair activities executed on customers responsibility.
  • Interact with customers during the work execution.
  • Perform internal and external progress status reports of the assigned work.
  • Leading and manage assigned team and related activities during the work execution when applicable
  • Commissioning of service products.
  • Interacting with Field Service back office and Technical Service during work execution.
  • 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 accordingly to what has been implemented locally for her/his position.
  • Be proactively in consulting, advising, and promoting available Wartsila solutions and products to customer.
  • 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 to the position.


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

  • 3+ years of Mechanical maintenance expertise in Wartsila 4-Stroke engines
  • Troubleshooting Skills for 4-Stroke engines (Wartsila Engines preferred)
  • Mechanical technical experience on Wartsila Power Plants or similar application
  • Ability to communicate in English required, Spanish is an asset.
  • Skilled with MS Office tools
  • Knowledge of Wärtsilä products & processes
  • Communication skills & customer relations
  • BS degree + 3 years of related experience, or Technical / Vocational school (preferably Mechanical) + 5 years of experience.
  • Strong knowledge of auxiliary equipment


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: http://www.wartsila.com/en/careers/vacancies.

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: 28/01/2022

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 Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our customers unlock the value of the energy transition by optimising their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Our offering comprises flexible power plants, energy management systems, and storage, as well as lifecycle services that ensure increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world.


Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com.

Nearest Major Market: Houston