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Nassau, BS

Function:  Contract Delivery
Job Category:  Other

Mechanical Technician

Mechanical Technician


Wartsila Caribbean, Inc. is looking for a Mechanical Technician to join our dynamic, fast-paced mechanical maintenance team at our Bahamas branch, located in team in Nassua, Bahamas.


What will you be doing

As a Mechanical Technician you will be responsible for the economical and safe operations and maintenance of the power plant during your designated shift, complying with all safety regulations including isolation, lock out and tag out.


The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering and previous mechanical maintenance experience.


As a Mechical Technician you will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the machines and auxiliary equipment in good conditions of cleanliness, taking the necessary steps for the prevention and correction of the found abnormalities.
  • Reconditioning of engine components, overhauling of engine components.
  • Isolating and preparing for the stopping and starting of engines, be able to resolve possible flaws that occurs during the starting and stopping.
  • Carrying out corrective inspections of all mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment and supervision of the engines.
  • Resetting alarmed equipment on plant panels, be able to identify the alarms which occurred in the electric panels and equipment protection and to correct all abnormalities that occur in these equipment.
  • Assembling and disassembling and cleaning internal components of the lubricating oil and heavy oil separators, be able to identify abnormalities that occur in these referred separators, presenting probable solutions.
  • Starting the engines, to synchronize them and present immediate solutions of protection of the equipment in cases of possible flaws.
  • Identifying and locating all existing sensors and transmitters of pressure and temperature of the engines and their auxiliary equipment, knowing how to test them and to substitute them if necessary.
  • Maintenance of machine tools, fixtures, cutting tools and hand tools.
  • Sub assembly work.
  • Reporting of the work completed.
  • Cleaning and keeping the working area in good order
  • Making proposals for spare parts order stock, stock keeping and inventory making, arranging of arriving goods


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to read diagrams
  • Organization skills
  • Cost awareness
  • Experience with diesel engines, fuel systems, cooling water systems, hand and power tools, hydraulic tools, auxiliary systems
  • Good mechanical skills
  • Minimum high school education, college or technical degree is preferred


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.


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


We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online:


Last application date: 12/07/2022

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.

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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