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Montrose, GB

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Electrical Engineer

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and 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. Are you ready to jump onboard?




Electrical Engineer (35746)

We require an Electrical Engineer to support our field-based operations.

Our Engineering teams carry out primarily planned maintenance of electrical power and control systems in marine, oil & gas and power generation industries both internationally and offshore. Your location can be flexible and our teams are based across the UK to support our client needs.


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • Installation/retrofit,testing & commissioning of electrical power and control systems, to include but not limited to; Switchboards, Power Management Systems, electrical protection, AVR’s, circuit breakers, contactors, generators, motors and transformers.
  • To compile detailed technical reports for customers approval.
  • Carry out fault finding, troubleshooting, site surveys and prepare detailed work specifications.
  • Prepare a list of tools, test equipment and materials needed for work load.
  • Liaise with supervisors and / or customer on site to generate enquiries and technical queries.
  • Ensure that all activities on-site are carried out in accordance with the site safety rules and in compliance with the Company’s Health and Safety obligations.
  • To adopt a pleasant, adaptable attitude when requested to assist Company staff.

What do we expect from you?


  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong technical background in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of NVQ or equivalent in relevant field; Preferred HNC/HND or equivalent in relevant field.
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role. 
  • Excellent communication skills and customer relations. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Strong organisation skills.
  • Current Valid Passport; this position requires the individual to travel all over the world, at short notice.
  • With any “ad-hoc” duties that may be required.  


This position will require the individual to travel offshore - must be able to pass relevant medicals and be willing to travel offshore by helicopter.

In addition to the above duties and responsibilities, the post holder must be prepared to undertake such additional duties within their capabilities which may result from changing circumstances, but which may not of necessity, change the general character or level of responsibility of the post.

Why you and us?


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.


We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for.


Are you eager to be part of this ambition?


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.

Contact & next steps


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline below, through submitting your application through our career’s portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. 



Last application date: 28/07/2023 


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. 


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