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Turku, FI Vaasa, FI

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Project Management

Commissioning Engineer, Power Plants- Käyttöönottoinsinööri voimalaitoksille

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems in 180 countries around the world?

In this 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 through innovation in technology and services - together. Want to join the ride?


Wärtsilä Finland Oy, Energy Business - Construction and Commissioning Services is now looking for a Commissioning Engineer, Power Plants located in Turku or Vaasa, Finland. Etsimme Käyttöönottoinsinööriä työskentelemään voimalaitosten käyttöönotossa.


To be eligible to work in this role, you need to be able to travel globally from Finland as an office location.

*Please note that relocation costs and/or immigration support is not available for this position to move to Finland.


This position offers you an opportunity to use and enlarge your expertise in an international and dynamic environment, working on new build power plant commissioning works. Projects, production locations,

Wärtsilä offices, customers and suppliers can be found all over the world. This position will therefore see you travelling abroad, around the world, approx. 250 days a year. Site work travel costs and compensation is of course included.

We offer you an interesting position and a possibility to work with a successful global team in an international company.

Want to join the ride?


As an Commissioning Engineer, Powerplants your main responsibilities will include:


In this role you are doing Engine automation commissioning, testing and troubleshooting on Wärtsilä engine products

The main role is to perform engine automation commissioning of OEM devices, including safety testing, hardware I/O testing (signal testing), performance and / or other contractually agreed test and procedures at site.

Commissioning and service of Wärtsilä engine automation systems including hardware and software together with Wärtsilä site team.

Frequently travelling worldwide and the possibility to enjoy different cultural environments and work in multicultural teams


The below will enable you to shine in this role:


BSc degree in engine automation (or similar) or qualified by equivalent experience

Demonstrable awareness of combustion engine processes, with a high level of competence in tuning and adjusting

Proven understanding of mechanical and fluid process. In addition, knowledge of Wärtsilä engine types, including auxiliaries, is seen as advantage.

Working knowledge of engine automation software. Wärtsilä specific UNIC system knowledge would be beneficial.

If you have experience from ship engine room, that is seen as a positive skill to manage these tasks 

Team player who engages and collaborates with others to deliver results

Positive mindset and open to learning new things

Ability and willingness to produce appropriate documents and reports


Why you and us?


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of 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.


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.

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 31st of July, 2022, through submitting your application through our career’s portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. We have made the application time longer as we have more openings in the team.


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified?

Please reach out to:


Marko Lindvall

General Manager, automation and online commissioning services

(only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).

All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.


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 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