Wartsila Nigeria needs a Superintendent Engineer

Wärtsilä in Nigeria has its headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos. As a Services branch, Wärtsilä in Nigeria has more than 800 MW of installed power based in industrial, marine, and offshore applications. 200 MW of the installed base is under asset management services solutions where our skilled personnel operates and maintains the power plants for customers.

Field Service is one of six core processes of the Services business together with Sales & Marketing, Project & Contract Management, Technical Service, Parts and Customer Assistance.
The purpose of the Field Service Process is to ensure that the customer’s investment is productive throughout the life cycle of its installation by providing added value through operational support, enhancements and services.

We offer the ship owner an optimal service by carrying out maintenance and repair works. Furthermore, we also offer a variety of electro technical services, and we are active in the fields of inspection and automation.

Job Title: Superintendent Engineer Propulsion (Mech + Controls)

  • You are responsible for troubleshooting, reconditioning and repair (complete) ship propulsion systems on mainly mechanical, hydraulic and control & automation issues. The ship's propulsion system consists of controllable pitch propellers, gearboxes, thrusters and transverse thrusters and associated operating systems. 
  • Have broad knowledge of Wärtsilä equipment families. 
  • Proactively advice and promote available products and solutions to customers. 
  • Transfer of knowledge to the local talents. 
Main responsibilities:
  • Perform Field Service activities according to the work plan. 
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting on equipment families. 
  • May act as system commissioning engineer and may lead the related commissioning activities. 
  • May lead and manage assigned team and related activities during the work execution. 
  • Interact with customers during the work execution (e.g.conducting introduction meeting). 
  • Perform internal and external progress status of the assigned work. 
  • Create the Service Work Reports. 
  • Ensure that the work is executed according to Wärtsila Quality,
  • Extensive overhaul experience on the following Wartsila products: 
  • Steerable and Transverse thrusters, 
  • Fixed pitch and CPP. 
  • Wartsila gears, Water jets and Propulsion controls. 
  • Knowledge of other OEM products will be an added advantage. 
  • BSc/MSc in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering field. 
Experience in below areas are highly desirable:
  • Thruster inspection and overhaul. 
  • CPP inspection & overhaul . 
  • Propulsion control systems troubleshooting. 
  • Stern tube seal inspection and overhaul.
Location: Lagos, Nigeria.

Closing Date
25th November,2016



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