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Primary Location: 

USA - Ft. Lauderdale, FL, US

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Support Functions

In Situ Machining Crankshaft Repair Specialist


Vacancies in Wartsila North America, Inc.

1 Position:In Situ Machining Crankshaft Repair Specialist
Reporting to: In-Situ
Preferred Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship.

Wärtsilä in Brief:
Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasizing technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers.

As an On-Site Machining Crankshaft Repair Specialist for Maritime and Stationary based 2 and 4 stroke Diesel engines you are required to follow the instructions and guidance from Quantiserve Management to carry out On Site Crankshaft repair

responsibilities by engineering and designing specialized On-Site Machining tools to perform specific repair processes on your own anywhere in the world. Work to be executed in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws

including operating and maintaining and to design by engineering necessary specialized all necessary On-Site Machining tooling equipment for jobs requested by Wartsila – Quantiserv customers and to work in the Quantiserve machine workshop, lathe, milling, horizontal milling, grinding and all other available machinery tools.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


• To measure, examine, and test complete 2 and 4 stroke Marine and Stationary Diesel Engine Crankshaft journals or any other journal to detect defects and ensure conformance to OEM specifications;

• Assesses 2 and 4 stroke Crankshaft Journals Geometrical by Metric outside micrometer, crack testing by Magnaflux,

hardness testing, roughness measurement, full report as per directions of Quantiserv Management;

• Detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance before and during the On-Site Machining repairs and adjust and customize by

engineering the used/needed On Site machining tooling as deemed necessary;

• Operate and adapt by engineering the various types of On-Site machining tools to perform the On-Site progressive

machining processes. Calculate Metrical dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of Metric mathematics and

Geometrical measurement instruments;

• Select, align, design, and secure holding fixtures, various On-Site Machining tools, attachments, accessories, and

materials on machines;

• Assembles, repairs, and fabricates metal parts by operating mechanical equipment and tools;

• Assembles parts into sub-units and or complete units;

• Uses blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product for most of the time in Metric;

• Ability to make comprehensive drawings and or sketches relevant to work assignment

• Maintains all On Site Machinery after use;

• Prepares testing and packing of all necessary on site special tooling needed for a crankshaft repair job;

• Prepares by engineering, adapt, designing tools, consumables and materials;

• Prepares jobs including field/shop service execution;

• Executes machining works onboard vessels and power stations and or Industry all around the world;

• Maintains work space and tools clean and organized;

• Supervise in workflow and improvement of same;

• Performs other duties as required by Wartsila - Quantiserv management;


Position minimum Requirements:


• School - A Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and minimum of eight (8) years related work experience with On Site crankshaft machining or minimum of ten (10) years related work and experience with machininhg tools and other On-Site Machining tools used for, Line boring, Flange facing, Drilling, Tapping and their related cutting speeds;

• Knowledge of MPI and NDT procedures and or having a degree like MPI LEVEL I or II

• Knowledge of related diesel engines 2 and 4 stroke type and other relevant machinery propeller shafts, rudder pintles, shaft journals, flanges;

• Travel – A valid driver’s license and passport are required and able to travel around the world for periods of time

• Design – has knowledge in reading, produce technical drawings in metric and sometimes standard measurements preferably with the use of Solid works and or any CAD program;

Equipment – Capable to safely operate lathe, milling, horizontal milling and grinding machines. Knowledge of welding and brazing procedures, Metric measuring tools;

• Able to safely operate lathe, milling, drilling grinding and earlier mentioned On-Site machining tools.

Basic knowledge of welding and brazing procedures.

• Computers and Electronics - knowledge of computer hardware and the standard Microsoft software like Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook), CAD or Solidworks

• Safety - has extensive knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, and safety procedures acquainted with the different machining processes

• Follow specific courses defined by Wartsila - Quantiserv like:

Safety, Management, Job reporting and processing if necessary to attend (OSHA, Helicopter survival, Oil rig safety training)


We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online http://www.wartsila.com/en/careers/vacancies.

Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami