Houston, US Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Service Engineer- Mechanical & Reciprocating Engines

Main Responsibilities:


  • Perform mechanical field service activities such as troubleshooting, major repairs and overhauls of reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICE) and well as accompany auxiliary equipment.
  • Support New Build and Commissioning teams on projects delivery.
  • Support in resolving technical and operating problems at our customer power plants.
  • Track daily work activity progress and shared the same to relevant stakeholders.
  • Participate in customer meetings as part of our local mechanical support team.
  • Make analysis with adequate conclusions and recommendations (reports) for how to solve technical problems.
  • Be able to travel to our customer facilities for service attendance within Canada, U.S and the Caribbean.
  • Be able to travel for service jobs about 80% of the year.


Desired Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a technical trade school diploma


Desired Skills and Experience

  • The applicant should have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing field service activities on:
  • Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (RICE)
  • Diesel or heavy fuel engines
  • Gas and or Dual fuel engines
  • Fuel oil or gas injection systems
  • Engines auxiliary systems (separators, radiator, fuel and air systems)
  • Strong focus on safety protocols and QEHS standards
  • Additional Skills
  • Good leadership and collaboration skills
  • Good electrical knowledge
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Good computer skills
  • Coaching skills


Main Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a technical trade school diploma


Physical & Mental/Reasoning Demands:

These are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or associate from the position. Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, the Company may be able to adjust or excuse one or more of these requirements, depending on the requirement, the essential functions to which it relates, and the proposed accommodation.


  • 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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


Estimated Salary Range (U.S.A. South, South Eastern Region: $50,764 - $79,772 – North East: $52,136 - $81,928: Western Region: $52,479 - $82,467


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 comprehensive benefits package. Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer. 


Last application date: 30/11/2023 


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 240 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com


Nearest Major Market: Houston