Service Engineer, Instrumentation and Controls

Seeking Service Engineer, Instrumentation and Controls in Carolina, PR, United States. Solve technical issues, perform maintenance, support projects, and travel to customer facilities. Bachelor's degree required, 3+ years experience in PLC, DCS, HMI, networks, and more.

Carolina, PR, United States  UTC-04:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   2 months ago

About Wärtsilä

Company Overview

Wärtsilä Corporation

Helsinki, Finland


Business Model

Energy and Marine Technology

Provider of technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy sectors, focusing on energy efficiency and innovations for decarbonization.

Engineering and technology solutions in marine and energy markets, including power plants, ship design, and digital solutions services.

Locations & Geography

Operates in over 200 locations across more than 80 countries, including substantial presence in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

Company Culture

Wärtsilä aims to lead the way in developing sustainable technologies for the marine and energy markets, ensuring reliable and environmentally friendly solutions.

Wärtsilä promotes a supportive and innovative work environment, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and safety.

Comprehensive training programs and growth opportunities, emphasizing skill development in sustainable and efficient energy solutions.

Activities & Projects

Significant projects include the development of the world's largest solar hybrid power plant in Burkina Faso and leading a EUR 200 million collaboration ecosystem to develop autonomous zero-emission balancing solutions for the energy transition.

Introduction of new methanol engines and advancements in hybrid and electric power solutions for marine applications.

Committed to decarbonisation through innovations such as sustainable marine fuels and energy storage solutions.

Career Opportunities

Wärtsilä frequently offers positions in engineering, project management, and operational roles, particularly in sectors focusing on energy and marine technology.

Benefits include comprehensive health insurance, flexible working conditions, and programs supporting employee well-being and continuous learning.

Contact Information

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Wärtsilä Careers

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We 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 high performing, future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Are you ready to take the next step?

Service Engineer – Instrumentation and Controls, Energy Business

The Wärtsilä Energy Business – North Region team has a vacancy for a Service Engineer – Instrumentation and Controls.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Solve technical and operational problems at our customer power plants.
  • Perform preventative maintenance activities according to maintenance programs.
  • Support New Build and Commissioning teams on projects delivery.
  • Prepare service work reports and other relevant documentation related to site or customer visits.
  • Maintain good relationships with the customer during work execution.
  • Be able to travel to our customer facilities for service attendance within Canada, US and the Caribbean.
  • Be on service jobs about 80% of the year.

Desired Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Controls & Automation or Electrical Engineering or equivalent

Desired Skills and Experience

The applicant should have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience with knowledge of:

  • PLC development, programming and troubleshooting (Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider etc.)
  • DCS troubleshooting
  • HMI: Wonderware and other applicable systems
  • Various industrial networks and protocols (Modbus TCP, Profibus, CAN-bus, CIP, EtherNet/IP, DeviceNET, ControlNET, Industrial Ethernet)
  • OPC systems
  • Windows server and UNIX servers
  • Variable frequency drives
  • Advance programming of firewalls and routers
  • Reciprocating Gas Engine Control Systems (MAN, MaK, Caterpillar, Bergen etc.)

Additional Skills:

  • Good leadership and collaboration skills
  • Strong focus on safety protocols and QEHS standards
  • Detail oriented
  • Be able to work independently when needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English required, Spanish a plus)
  • Excellent computer skills

Travel Requirements

This position requires a 70% - 85% travel commitment, encompassing both domestic and international, including onshore and offshore locations. The role demands adaptability to varying travel demands, with an expectation of extended periods away from the primary work location. Prospective candidates should be prepared to fulfil these travel obligations as an integral aspect of the position's responsibilities.

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.

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About the role

Mar 29, 2024

Full Time


Oct 05, 2024


Carolina, PR, United States

Mid-Senior level


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