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Navi Mumbai, IN

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Project Management

Chief Project Engineer, Civil

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. As an energy system integrator, we – Wärtsilians - understand, design, build and serve optimal power systems for future generations. Our solutions provide the needed flexibility to integrate renewables and secure power system reliability. We support our customers over the lifecycle of their installations with services that enable increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Did you know that Wärtsilä has 72 GW of installed power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world?

In this era of innovation and 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 with smart technology - together. Want to join the ride?


We are now looking for a Chief Project Engineer, Civil to strengthen our Energy Business Project Management team in Wartsila India Pvt. Ltd.

Preferred location(s) for this position is Wärtsilä’s location in Mumbai, Chennai or Remote.


The main responsibility of the position is to manage the civil scope of the assigned new build customer delivery projects, from early Sales phase, through the project planning stage and project execution, until closing and handing over of the project. The energy projects can be located both in India and Globally, so the person should be ready to travel.


The person we are looking for has a solid experience from leading industrial project- and/or construction management, is customer oriented and can show great skills in negotiations, both technical and commercial. Ability to work in different teams / environments and excellent social skills is a must.



  • Accountable for Civil technical solutions, supervision of ordered services, purchasing, quality, contract / requirement compliance, customer satisfaction, schedules and budget of duties assigned to him/her.
  • Accountable for having full control over the technical part of Wärtsilä scope of supply, from sales to engineering and construction until the hand-over of the project.
  • Accountable for performing the project work in compliance with Company Project Management Methodology and Business Directives.
  • Accountable for reporting periodically status of his/her responsibility area to his/her superior.


Main responsibilities:

  • Safeguard that works under own responsibility area are executed according to contract / requirements, specifications, instructions and policies.
  • Plan the works with the total costs, schedule and customer needs in focus.
  • Integration responsibility for own technical area, including integration engineering between cross functions ( Electrical needs, Mechanical needs, Instrumentation needs ) and 3rd party equipment suppliers within technical area
  • Technical ownership of project solution.
  • Manage project activities according to contract / requirements together with external vendors and internal team members.
  • Responsible for all technical correspondence and assistance with the customer and other stakeholders
  • To be a representative of the company.
  • Participate in customer / stakeholder negotiations and maintain good customer / stakeholder relationships.
  • To follow-up and report quality, use of resources, costs, schedule and scope of the responsibility area. Making Separate Civil work schedule integrating with the total project schedule.
  • Identify, mitigate, monitor and report risks in own responsibility area.
    • Developing Civil Contractors/Consultants/ Geo-tech Consultants-surveyors and keeping a list after assessment.
    • Making cost estimation for Indian EPC projects ( Civil part) and give it to Sales for submission.. Presentation to various customer at times explaining our Technical specifications and competencies. List of projects handled.
    • Reviewing design calculation/ drawings/documents and issuing to sites just in time
    • Awareness of Design codes/manuals/latest Techniques.
    • Making Civil BOQ and Tender documents for floating tenders , negotiations and  finalisations of Civil contractors
    • Comparing Design quantities and As-Built quantities time to time
    • Focus on cost and claim management for extra works done at site by keeping proper records/justifications
    • Documentation Management/As-Built Drawings/Lessons Learnt.


Educational Requirements, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor- or Master’s degree in civil/Construction engineering. ( In India Diploma holders with 15 years’ experience also considered).
  • 10 years of civil/construction management (project- and/or site management) experience.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with customers, peers, subordinates, vendors, shop and office in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team player attitude internally and externally.
  • Entrepreneurial drive with a positive mind-set.
  • Willing to travel.


Contact person to give more information: 
Stefan Fogde
GM, Civil Engineering


Last application date: 18/10/2022

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 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