Surrey, CA

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Senior Workshop Technician


Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we - Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and a more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.

We are transitioning the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent - want to join the ride?


As a Workshop Service Technician your responsibilities will include:


• Contribute to the execution of workshop service tasks, such as: overhauls, reconditioning, modification, cleaning, and machining of reciprocating engine components.

• Liaise closely with Team Leader and Senior Workshop Technician to ensure work scopes are kept within budget and specified delivery schedule

• Ensure that all activities in the workshop and on-site are carried out in accordance with the site safety rules and in compliance with the Company's Health and Safety standard ISO 4500112018.

• Ensure that all work is carried out to ISO 900112015 standard.

• Be an integral part of the workshop team. Strive to achieve common goals and customer deadlines, whereby working overtime hours may be required.

• Adopt a pleasant, adaptable attitude towards any "ad-hoc" duties that may be required.

• Always carry out all tasks in such a way as to ensure maximum (internal and external) satisfaction to the extent that this is within the employee's control.

• Carry out proactive preventative maintenance tasks on plant equipment.

• Undergo appropriate training to gain competencies with heavy lifting equipment; Forklift, overhead gantry cranes, component turning equipment.


 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.


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

• Experience in a similar role within the marine industry would be advantageous.

• Good communication skills with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

• A proactive individual who is not afraid to get stuck in.

• Good time management and organizational skills - able to effectively manage a dynamic workload.

• Able work effectively and efficiently independently and as part of a team.

• Excellent attention to detail.


Physical & Mental/Reasoning Demands:


These are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. 

•            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


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

•            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




Last application date: 26/06/2023 


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. 


This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com