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Huntingwood, AU

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Field Service Engineer-Energy Storage Systems

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 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems in 180 countries around the world?

In this 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 through innovation in technology and services - together. Want to join the ride?


Electrical & Automation (E&A)
We are looking for an Engineer, Electrical & Automation to join our dynamic, fast-paced Field Service team in Energy Storage & Optimization, Lifecycle Services, Energy Business. 


What will you be doing?
As a Field Service Electrical & Automation Engineer, you will analyze and solve complex technical problems doing field service and maintenance activities. 


The ideal candidate preferably must have experience with Energy Storage Systems and with electrical installation and commissioning including warranty and agreement planned and unplanned maintenance activities. 


When hired, you will focus on these responsibilities: 
•    Perform Commissioning, Field Service, Warranty and/or Agreement related activities according to the work plan. 
•    Service Engineer needs to be able to take the ownership of technical deliberations and field service activities and must be able facilitate technical contact point between internal and external stakeholders.
•    Participate in development of new working methods within own responsibility area. 
•    Make analysis with adequate conclusions and recommendations for how to solve complex technical problems of the customer on-site. Report the related work progress to relevant stakeholders. 
•    Solve complex technical and operating problems of the customer as well as report and propose product improvement needs in order to reach quality and cost targets and ensure customer satisfaction. 
•    Create quality Service Work Reports within set time limits. 
•    Follow up and participate on field tests if any. 
•    To support in providing advanced applications training for internal local field service resources team. 
•    Participate in customer meetings as local representative in the electrical and automation aspects if needed. 
•    Provide sales support to internal stakeholders as needed. 


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:
•    E&A System and solution knowledge. 
•    Experience with programmable logic controllers, frequency drives, electrical protection devices, computer systems, Ethernet networks, firewalls, OPC-servers, and PLC 
•     Experience in electrical installations and commissioning. 
•    Preferably with experience in commissioning new power plants as an electrical and automation engineer. 
•    Experience with Energy Storage System. 
•    Leading field tests and developing new products with customers and research and development organizations within the company. 
•    Customer understanding. 
•    Must be fluent in English 
•    Australian Electrical Licence is required. 
•    Willing and available for travel (domestic and international) up to 80% of the time 


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. 


Contact & next steps:
Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 25 May 2022 by submitting your application through our careers portal. We receive your application only via our career’s portal, and your email with your application will be deleted due to data privacy without a notice to you. 


If you have any questions for the position, please contact Gopi Duraikannan, Hiring Manager ( with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).  


Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the Australia without sponsorship. 


Please apply by 25 May 2022 at 23:59 AEST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


Last application date: 26/05/2022

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 in decarbonisation by developing market-leading technologies. These cover future-fuel enabled balancing power plants, hybrid solutions, energy storage and optimisation technology, including the GEMS energy management platform. Wärtsilä Energy’s lifecycle services are designed to increase efficiency, promote reliability and guarantee operational performance. Our track record comprises 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems delivered to 180 countries around the world. 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at