Terneuzen, NL

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Support Functions

Junior Dive Equipment Technician

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and has the world’s widest portfolio and service network. We are leading the industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Systems are focusing on the latest and most efficient solutions, products and lifecycle services to support the vision for a safer, better, and more sustainable future for our customers. 

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


We are now looking for a


Junior Dive Equipment Technician


to join our team. The position is permanent, full-time and the preferred location is in Terneuzen, Netherlands. Candidates for this position should reside within a daily commuting distance of our office and be European citizens or hold a permanent residency visa.


What will you be doing


In this exciting entry position as a Dive Equipment Technician, you will play a vital part in maintaining, testing, and repairing our dive equipment. Your primary responsibility will be ensuring our dive teams' safety and reliability by guaranteeing they are equipped with well-maintained gear. You will work alongside a passionate team, receiving guidance and support from our experienced Dive Equipment Technicians. We are looking for someone with a solid grasp of electronics, pneumatics, or hydraulics to excel in this position. An ideal candidate will also possess a genuine passion for diving. To thrive, you must have a proactive problem-solving mindset, good working ethics, adhere to punctuality, and embrace a continuous learning mentality.


By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the success of our dive operations while furthering your knowledge and expertise in the field. 


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • You will be responsible for supporting the team in conducting periodic maintenance tasks, conducting necessary tests, and performing repairs on our diving equipment. This involves following our company procedures and adhering to industry guidelines to ensure the safety and functionality of the equipment.
  • You will play a role in managing the inventory of the diving store. This includes assisting with stock replenishment of spare parts and consumables, documenting inventory levels, and processing related paperwork.
  • You will be involved in various logistical aspects of diving operations. This includes assisting in the preparation and organization of diving equipment and resources required, as well as facilitating their mobilization, demobilization, and receipt.
  • You will utilize relevant IT tools to report on job maintenance activities and update the preventive maintenance systems.


What do we expect from you?


  • A solid understanding of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or hydraulic engineering. This expertise will enable you to diagnose and address technical issues related to dive equipment effectively.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, such as Word and Excel, is necessary for performing administrative tasks, generating reports, and maintaining documentation related to the maintenance and repair of dive equipment.
  • Good communication skills are essential in this position.
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written, Dutch is a plus.
  • Ability to work under pressure and flexibility for sporadic overtime/weekend work.


Growth opportunities


We are dedicated to fostering a supportive environment that promotes career growth and advancement. 


As a member of our team, you will have access to continuous coaching and guidance from our in-house experts. They will provide valuable knowledge and insights to help you develop your skills as a dive technician. Furthermore, we offer various external courses designed to enhance your expertise and enable you to become a certified dive technician. These courses will provide you with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to excel in your role. 


We believe in empowering our team members to achieve mastery in their field, and we are committed to providing the resources and opportunities for you to grow both personally and professionally.


Why you and us


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility for our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative. We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 


Contact & next steps


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline by the 1st of September 2023. by submitting your application through our careers portal.


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Cedric Wyckmans by email cedric.wyckmans@wartila.com  or phone +31 6 31 64 21 36 with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to). 


Please apply by the 1st of September at 23:59 GMT+1 Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to the same time zone.



Last application date: 01/09/2023 


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