Field Service Superintendent Automation Engineer

Vacancies in Wartsila North America, Inc.

1 Position: Field Service Superintendent Automation Engineer
Reporting to: Field Services
Preferred Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

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

Wärtsilä in Brief:
Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasizing technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers.
Application deadline 2017-09-01
Position description Independently execute Field Service activities mainly on electrical and electronic components
-Perform Electrical maintenance and/or trouble shooting on Wartsila Electrical and Automation products or similar Electrical and Automation applications
-Perform Electrical pre-commissioning of Wartsila Electrical and Automation installations or similar applications
-Perform Electrical and Automation commissioning on power plants and ships
-Perform PLC / Electrical and Automation Commissioning on Power Plants and ships
-Troubleshoot and repair computers and networks
-Prepare detailed Service reports and travel expenses on time and with expected Wartsila quality
-Identify failures, making adjustments, assist on trial runs and testing of Electrical installations according to instructions
-Perform site audits
-Promote Wartsila Products and Services
Requirements Professional Skills
PLC/Computer skills
-Control systems engineering. Process engineering, electrical & automation
-Hardware and Software level knowledge of Siemens Step 7, Wago, Allen Bradley and various Schneider PLC’s
-Program PLCs using Function Block and Ladder (STL/SCL, any previous programming seen as strongly beneficial)
-Knowledge of Network IPs, ring switches and routers
-Knowledge of PLC Networks Can Bus, Mod Bus, and Profibus
-Basic computer repair skills, work with images, replace HDD, Power supplies
-Knowledge of MS Excel and Word
-In addition, knowledge of Wartsila UNIC / WECS / WIOS, WIAS seen as an advantage

Engine/systems knowledge
-Ability to read and understand electrical drawings
-Strong knowledge of mechanical and fluid processes. In addition, Wartsila diesel engine types and their auxiliaries or similar applications are seen as an advantage
-Perform electrical and automation maintenance and/or trouble shooting on Wartsila products or similar applications
-Perform pre-commissioning of Wartsila installations or similar applications
-Perform electrical and automation commissioning and service on power plants and ships. Wartsila specific UNIC / WECS systems knowledge seen as an advantage

Technical analysis
-Strong knowledge of electronics, programming and process control
-Ability to analyze and solve product related electrical problems.
-Ability to carry out relevant measurements.

Service general competencies
- General knowledge of Land and/or Marine based power generation installations
-Occupational health and safety certificates and knowledge seen as advantage


-BS degree or equivalent or a combination of education and work experience
-Technical / Vocational school, preferably Electrical / Electronics / Computer programming and PLC or a combination of education and work experience
-Electrical engineer on Power generation or similar products
-PLC programming and troubleshooting
-Electrical or electronic experience on Power Plants
-Electrician Technician on large industries or refinery
-Electrical officer on Ships.
-Electrical or Electronic technician within the Navy or Army.
-Electrical experience on Gas engines A+
Country USA
Job area Service Delivery

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