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Vaasa, FI Helsinki, FI Turku, FI

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Engineering

Electrical Commissioning Engineer

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?


Energy Business - Construction and Commissioning Services is now looking for a Commissioning Engineer, Electrical.
Your main responsibility is to plan, lead and manage electrical commissioning activities at project site. This position will therefore see you travelling abroad, around the world, approx. 250 days a year.
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. We offer you an interesting position and a possibility to work with a successful global team in an international company.
Home office location is either in Turku, Vaasa or Helsinki, Finland.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define and execute testing protocols to achieve commercial operation, based on market rules, local requirements, and contracts
  • Support preparing and maintaining commissioning time schedule
  • Ensure that commissioning plan and performance tests procedures are followed
  • Organize start-up and tests of equipment within the scope of the contract
  • Ensure that all test results are documented according to Wärtsilä instructions
  • Ensure that safe and calibrated test equipment are used
  • Drive continuous improvement on developing and capturing technical problem-solving knowledge to enable other organizations to effectively resolve customer problems and inquiries
  • Maintain good customer relations and team spirit at site
  • Co-ordinate commissioning works with mechanical and civil sections
  • Safeguard the compliance with HSE policy and minimize the risks in own section
  • Ensure that safe commissioning practices are followed
  • Ensure safe and reliable function of the plant and equipment

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

  • B.Sc or M.Sc in Electrical Engineering 
  • Familiar with relevant codes and standards
  • Understanding of utility generation construction, and commissioning practices.
  • Working experience in similar tasks preferred 
  • Good communication and team building skills 
  • Willingness to learn and adapt new technologies 
  • Willingness to travel 
  • Ability to adjust to a wide range of conditions and cultural environments 
  • Good command of English, both oral and written 
  • Other languages are seen as an advantage 


Please note that relocation costs and/or immigration support in moving to Finland is not available for this position.
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 May, 2022, by submitting your application through our career’s portal. 

Do leave your application as soon as possible, as the interviews will go on even during the application time.
Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to:
Mikko Itämö
General Manager, Construction & Commissioning Services


Last application date: 31/05/2022


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.


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.


This is Wärtsilä

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