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Surrey, CA

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Other

Workshop Service 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.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?


Workshop Service Technician


We are looking for a Workshop Service Technician to join our safety-minded Field Services & Workshop team. If you’re mechanically inclined and have a passion for working on engines, this is the career for you! A career with us will allow you to build your skills and career by working on Wartsila’s industry-leading Marine Power products.  


As a Workshop 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.


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.


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.


If you think you'd be a good fit for this position, please apply online or contact our Workshop Team Leader (Arthur) for more information at arthur.dick@wartsila.com 


Last application date: 28/09/2021

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 smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more:  www.wartsila.com