Houston, TX, US

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Service Technician, Mechanical

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 high performing, future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Are you ready to take the next step?


Service Engineer – Mechanical, Energy Business

The Wärtsilä Energy Business – North Region team has a vacancy for a Service Engineer, Mechanical.

Duties and 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

Last application date: 15/12/2023 


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