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Primary Location: 

Madagascar - Fort Dauphin, MG

Function:  Contract Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Electrical Plant Technician 1

Wärtsilä is a multinational organization with a strong market presence in the Southern & Eastern Africa region. We provide optimal efficiency throughout the entire lifetime of our customers’ installations. Our global service network helps our customers keep their business running, while saving fuel and costs and complying with environmental regulations. Our customers appreciate the best service in the world. So do we. In order to continue to help us to achieve our mission Wartsila is looking for a Mechanical Plant Technician to join our team in Madagascar.


What we offer you

We provide a range of opportunities for personal development of our employees within an international working environment. As a company, we are aiming for high growth as a world leading energy integrator, including engine, energy storage, and hybrids. All business teams are at the heart of executing this strategy.


This role reports to the Maintenance Manager.


Location: Fort Dauphin, Madagascar


Your main responsibilities includes the following:

- Maintain and operate the plant during the shift according to company policies, procedures and operation profile/plan.
- ldentify and locate all existing sensors and transmitters of engines and auxiliary equipment as well as test and substitute them if necessary.
- Carry out inspections of all electrical equipment and take corrective actions when needed.
- Comply with all safety regulations (including isolation, lock out and tag out) and perform emergency procedures in order to protect personnel and equipment in case of damage or failure of safety devices.
- Ensure that the working area, machines, auxiliary equipments and tools are kept in good and clean condition.
- ldentify and correct abnormalities of the engine excitation systems as well as the test the protection and supervision equipment of the systems.
- Create work reports according to guidelines.


Experience and Qualifications required:

- Bsc Degree in Electrical Engineering or any equivalent technical course

- Two (2) years' experience in operations/maintenance of a Power Plant

- Medium speed diesel engine technical training


General Skills required:

Communication skills

Cost awareness & effectiveness

Teamwork skills

Wärtsilä quality, safety & environment. skills

Engine and technical skills (Contract Management):

Electrical knowledge

LV / MV / HV components

Prof / Technical analysis

Trouble shooting of electrical equipment

Trouble shooting, control & autom. System


In case you have questions regarding this position, please contact Danilo Tibay by email: Danilo.Tibay@wartsila.com / Mobile +261 344904426 Maintenance Manager, Fort Dauphin, Madagascar).



Last application date: 16/02/2020


This is Wärtsilä

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 2018, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com