Location(s): 

Surrey, CA San Diego, CA, US Turlock, CA, US Fort Lauderdale, FL, US Herndon, VA, US Houston, TX, US

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

SLS Field Service Engineer

We are looking for a Field Service Engineer, SLS to join our dynamic, fast-paced Shaft Line Services team. This position requires up to 60% travel globally, and candidates must be able to meet the physical demands required. 

As a Field Service Engineer, SLS, you will focus on these responsibilities:
·       Perform Field Service activities according to the work scope.

·       Perform overhauls and repairs on assemblies on site and/or in workshops.
·       Interact professionally with customers during the work execution.
·       Provide internal and external progress status updates.
·       Create Service Work Reports.
·       Ensure that the work is executed according to Wärtsilä QEHS guidelines and site procedures.
·       Continuously seek solutions in accordance to best practises.
 
To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:

·       2-3 years minimum of working on Shaft Seals or marine propulsion systems.
·       Experience in propulsion shaft alignment and vibrations beneficial.
·       Experience of working with electrical systems beneficial.
·       Hydraulics & system automation experience is an asset.
·       A safety-first mindset.
·       Excellent customer communication skills
·       Relevant technical education or qualifications as a combination of education and experience.
·       Technical experience in marine engineering with practical problem-solving skills.
·       Proven experience of installation operation, maintenance and repair.
·       Highly effective technical communication skills, both written and verbal
·       Ability to interact professionally and deliver solutions to customers during the work execution.
·       Working knowledge of Microsoft office suite.
·       Must be fluent in English (written & verbal), other languages are helpful but not required.
·       Spanish language (Verbal) skills are an asset.
·       If you are not located in the US you must be willing to relocate.
·       Will be required to have or to obtain a valid Passport for travel, both international and domestic, for travel up to 75% of the time.


Physical & Mental/Reasoning Demands: These are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or associate from the position. Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, the Company may be able to adjust or excuse one or more of these requirements, depending on the requirement, the essential functions to which it relates, and the proposed accommodation. ·       Vision: Close; Distance; Depth
·       Color Perception (Red, Green, Amber)
·       Hearing/Listening
·       Clear Speech
·       Touching: Dexterity; Hand; Finger
·       Ability to Mount and Dismount Forklift/Truck
·       Pushing/Pulling/Stoop/Kneel/Crouch or Crawl
·       Lifting: 45 Pounds; 5 Times per shift
·       Carrying: 25 Pounds; 5 Times per shift
·       Driving (local/over the road)
·       Bend/Squat/Sit and Stand for a prolonged period of time
·       Climbing / Balance
 
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
·       Works Alone / Works with Others
·       Verbal Contact w/Others; Face-to-Face Contact
·       Inside / Outside
·       Extreme Heat / Extreme Cold
·       Noise
·       Mechanical Equipment
·       Electrical Equipment
·       Pressurized Equipment
·       Moving Objects
·       High Places
·       Fumes/Odors
·       Hazardous Materials
·       Dirt Dust

 

CANDIDATES CAN BE BASED ANYWHERE IN CANADA OR USA.  Must be able to travel internationally as needed. 

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 USA or Canada without sponsorship. Salary range is $35.00 - $40.00, depending on experience and education. The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.  Eligibility to participate in: the discretionary incentive plan assigned to the level of position upon offer of employment; medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) / RRSP plan and flexible spending accounts, subject to plan terms; Company-paid benefits such as life insurance, short- and long-term disability, subject to applicable waiting periods.  Paid time off (PTO) is accrued on a per-pay period basis in accordance with tenure in the Company; a new hire can expect 17 days per year. Twelve (12) Company-paid holidays.


We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online: https://www.wartsila.com/careers


Individuals hired for positions that require on-site customer interactions and/or in-person travel may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or other country-specific vaccinations, unless otherwise prohibited by law.  
Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.   Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer.