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Vaasa, FI Helsinki, FI Turku, FI

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Section Manager, Electrical

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?


We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Section Manager, Electrical. Your main goal is to lead and manage the electrical works at site. The office location for this position is Vaasa, Turku or Helsinki, but you will work abroad for longer periods. The trips to the sites are months long and the yearly travelling days will be approximately 250.


We offer you an interesting position with people of different cultural backgrounds and a possibility to work with a successful global team in an international company. 


- Manage and lead the electrical works at site in collaboration with other stakeholders 
- Plan and follow-up progress of electrical works at site 
- Proactively manage the scope of works, material flow and secure needed resources
- Manage subcontractors 
- Perform start-ups and testing of the installed equipment and document the end results 
- Maintain good customer relations and team spirit at site 
- Manage and maintain good reporting practices 
- Co-ordinate construction works with mechanical and civil sections 
- Safeguard the compliance with HSSE policies and minimize the risks in own section 



- M.Sc. or B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering 
- Working experience in similar tasks preferred 
- Good leadership, communication, team building and negotiation skills 
- Willingness to learn and adapt new technologies 
- Ability to adjust to a wide range of conditions and cultural environments 
- Project Management knowledge is an advantage 
- Good command of English, both oral and written 
- Other languages are seen as an advantage 


Why you and us
We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative. 
We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 
You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team. 
In this position you will work abroad for longer periods.


Please apply by 7th of November, 2021. 


Contact person to give further information:
Rami Rajamäki
Manager, Installation & Commissioning, Electrical

Last application date: 07/11/2021

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.


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 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.


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.