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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?


Wärtsilä Energy Storage & Optimisation (ES&O) is the leading global energy storage provider. Our mission is to deliver integrated energy solutions that build a resilient, intelligent, and flexible energy infrastructure – unlocking the way to an optimized renewable future. By integrating renewables, energy management technology and storage with traditional energy resources, we reinvent clean energy production from the largest and most complex grids to the most remote and essential microgrids. We play a key role in Wärtsilä’s vision towards a 100% renewable energy future through flexibility, reliability and integration and a more sustainable world for us all.

We are now looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Section Manager, Electrical to join our forward-looking team. Your main goal is to lead and manage the electrical works at energy storage sites. 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. 


As Section Manager, Electrical your work will focus on these responsibilities 

  • Manage and lead the electrical installation works at site
  • Participate in electrical installation works at site
  • Participate in and manage commissioning and handing-over procedures
  • Perform start-ups and testing of the installed equipment and document the results
  • Maintain good customer relations and team spirit at site
  • Ensure quality and cost efficiency of electrical installations
  • Follow-up the time scheduling and work progress of electrical installations at site and report to relevant parties
  • Prepare, arrange and document weekly electrical site meetings according to need
  • Participate in subcontracting and local purchasing when needed
  • Co-ordinate construction works with civil section
  • Safeguard the compliance with EHS policy and minimize the risks in own section


You will shine in this role, when you have:

  • B.Sc or equivalent in Electrical Engineering 
  • Working experience in similar tasks preferred 
  • Good communication and team building skills 
  • Willingness to learn and adapt new technologies 
  • 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 


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? 


Contact & next steps
Does this sound like the job for you?
If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 12th December 2021, by submitting your application through our career’s portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Rami Rajamäki, Manager, Installation, ES&O, WFI through email: rami.rajamaki@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to). 

Please note that relocation costs and/or immigration support is not available for this position.

Please apply by 12th of December at 23:59 EEST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.





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.

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. www.wartsila.com/energy


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.