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Turku, FI Vaasa, FI Helsinki, FI

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Site Manager

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 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world, including 80 energy storage systems?

In this era of innovation and 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 with smart technology - together. Want to join the ride?


Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is looking for skilled and enthusiastic Site Manager.


The Site Manager is managing and leading the works with the site team and with the support by the project team in our power generation or energy storage project jobsite.

Communication skills as well as solid track records for similar projects in international environment are required for a successful candidate.

Our projects are located globally, so travelling, language skills and cultural awareness as well as experience in working with multicultural teams is a perquisite.


As Site Manager, your work will focus on these responsibilities : 

  • Ensure all construction and installation activities are planned and coordinated.
  • Manage site execution schedule and follow the progress of activities.
  • Ensure local laws and regulations are followed.
  • Establish and maintain good site reporting practises.
  • Highlight the economical construction and cost saving working procedures.
  • Participate in subcontracting and local purchases.
  • Safeguard the compliance with Quality and HSSE policies and minimize risks at site execution.   
  • Ensure the quality control at site.
  • Ensure that contractual requirements are fulfilled, and plant is handed over to the customer.


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

  • M.Sc. of B.Sc. in Engineering
  • Working experience in Site Management in industrial projects
  • Good leadership, communication, team building, negotiation skills
  • Willingness to do travelling work and learn and adapt new technologies
  • Ability to adjust to a wide range of conditions and cultural environments 
  • Project Management knowledge is also preferred
  • Good command of English, both oral and written
  • Other languages are seen as an advantage 


Contact & next steps:

Does this sound like the job for you?

If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 12th December 2021, by submitting your application through our career’s portal.

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

Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to:

Tapani Syrjänen GM Site Management

tapani.syrjanen@wartsila.com or +358405023562




Last application date: 12/12/2021

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 Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our customers unlock the value of the energy transition by optimising their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Our offering comprises flexible power plants, energy management systems, and storage, as well as lifecycle services that ensure increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world. www.wartsila.com/energy


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 at www.wartsila.com.