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Primary Location: 

USA - Orlando, FL, US

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

AV Systems Engineer

Vacancy in Wärtsilä North America, Inc., Portfolio Business, Entertainment Systems

Position: AV Systems Engineer

Reporting to: Engineering Manager

Location:  Orlando, Florida, USA

Wärtsilä in Brief:


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 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.


Wärtsilä North America, Inc., Entertainment Systems is seeking qualified candidates to fill multiple AV Systems Engineer positions located in Orlando, FL.  The AV Systems Engineers will report directly to the Engineering Manager.


The AV Systems Engineers shall perform functions supporting the engineering efforts of audio, video, and control systems and other peripheral tasks related to or in conjunction with the engineering of such systems.  Qualified candidates will be well-versed in A/V/C systems commonly found in entertainment venues such as theme parks, cruise ships, museums, exhibits, restaurants, and convention facilities; but may possess a strong expertise in a given focus discipline.  Qualified candidates shall be able to design and engineer a solution; CAD the resulting drawing packages using AutoCAD; support the procurement, fabrication, installation, and commissioning efforts of said design; provide documentation of the design; and support and troubleshoot the system as needed.  Engineers may also cover areas of responsibility outside of the project related duties.  Qualified candidates must be willing to travel as much as 50%.


Wärtsilä is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply.  Wärtsilä complies with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988.  In an effort to maintain a drug-free workplace, we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. 



Main Responsibilities:

  • Programming experience in audio DSP systems (Q-Sys, BSS, Biamp) a plus.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD.
  • Proficient in Windows based PC environment, including MS Office.
  • Familiarity of current products and trends in the AV industry.
  • Possess strong time management skills and attention to detail while maintaining a global overview.
  • Unrestrained willingness to travel – also for extended time periods
  • Strong leadership skills to form and keep project team motivated.
  • Possess strong problem solving and decision making skills.


Minimum Experience and Educational Requirements: 

  • BS in a related field preferred or equivalent from an accredited university or equivalent relevant background.
  • Experienced in the engineering of audio/video/control systems in the entertainment industry. 5 or more years desired.
  • Knowledge of computer networks; especially as it pertains to AV systems and their specific requirements.
  • Advanced IT networking expertise a plus.
  • Programming experience in either traditional programming languages (VB, C#, C++) or entertainment venue control systems (AMX, Crestron, Medialon, Alcorn McBride) a plus.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to multitask on multiple projects.
  • Ability to work well with others in a group or team structure.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Independent, self-motivated, driven. Does not require strong supervision.
  • Possess a positive outlook.
  • A desire to meet client expectations.
  • Decisiveness and action orientation.
  • Planning and target setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.



  • Fluent in English (written and oral)



  • Qualified candidates will be required to travel internationally


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


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: Orlando