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USA - Ft. Lauderdale, FL, US

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Support Functions

Senior Superintendent, Electrical & Automation

Vacancies in Wartsila North America, Inc.

1 Position: Senior Superintendent, Electrical & Automation
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.


Job description:  Provide technical support for electrical and automation products in marine and land based applications. Support an extensive range of Electrical and Automation related products and solutions, such as dedicated technical support, troubleshooting, and the commissioning of new products. Participate in internal technical sessions aimed at improving existing products. Providing input for new product development, follow up on and participate in field tests, provide advanced applications training for local field service resources/technical experts, and participate in customer meetings as local technical advisor in the electrical and automation aspects. Provide sales support, leveraging high level system integration skills to sales organization in land and marine applications. Facilitate technical contact point between internal and external stakeholders. Requires up to 70% domestic/international travel to client sites.

Job requirements:  Requires a Bachelor's degree in Marine, Electrical, Information Technology or Automation Engineering plus three (3) years of experience in the position offered or a directly related electrical or automation role. Experience must include:

Three (3) years of experience must involve (experience may be gained concurrently):

  • Commissioning new power plants;
  • Working with programmable logic controllers, frequency drives, electrical protection devices, and computer systems such as PC based operator stations (WIN XP, 7, 2012), Ethernet networks, firewalls and OPC servers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of internal combustion engine and its auxiliary systems.
  • Leading field tests and developing new products with customers and research and development organizations within the company;
  • Experience as a developer or subject matter expert for tools including PLC programming (Schneider Unity Pro) and Siemens Step 7;
  • Experience as a developer or subject matter expert for tools including HMI programming/design (Schneider/Vijeo designer);
  • Creating and presenting highly technical information to internal and external world class experts;


Two (2) years of experience must involve (experience may be gained concurrently):

  • Electrical system design (E-Plan/AutoCAD).


40 hours / week, 9:00am-5:00pm.


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.

Send Resume incl. job history to: USMobility@wartsila.com. Job Code: SSEA-001 or apply online


Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami