Service Technician

Wartsila Canada - Richmond, BC (30+ days ago)

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Wärtsilä Canada is currently seeking an experienced, full-time Service Technician for our Richmond, BC workshop. The candidate must have expert experience performing and repairs and overhauls on engine equipment and components.

What we offer:

  • Strong Safety Culture - Keeping our people safe is our top priority
  • Competitive Starting wage
  • Generous Benefits Package – 3 weeks’ Vacation to start, additional paid time off, Extended Medical/Dental/Vision coverage, RRSP matching, fitness reimbursement, gain-sharing bonus and much more!
  • A Global Corporation - Opportunities for growth, training and career advancement

Main Responsibilities:

  • Perform and ensure repairs / overhauls on engine equipment/components according to given instructions and as per Wartsila quality, health, safety, environmental guidelines and cost targets.
  • Perform measurement and record the data on the relevant measurement records document.
  • Prepare service reports using SWR tool on time and with expected Wartsila quality.
  • Performing preventive maintenance on all workshop machinery.
  • Maintain measurement tools and workshop tools.
  • Gather technical information from Technical Knowledge Base by accessing technical bulletins and operational / overhaul instruction from product manual.
  • Access parts catalogue to find out parts required that needs to be ordered to support overhauling or repair of the component / equipment.
  • Experience in handling tools like valve grinding machine, valve seat cutting machines, honing machine etc. is must.
  • Experience in machining activities like Injection valve sleeve machining, Valve seat pocket machining and general machining is desirable
  • Keeping work area clean and organized.


  • Mechanical Technician experience on Diesel Engines or similar applications
  • Mechanical technical experience on Wartsila engines is preferred.
  • Gas engine Knowledge
  • Mechanical troubleshooting Skills are essential.
  • Technical / Vocational school (preferably Marine, Mechanical or USCG)

Wartsila Canada is an equal opportunity employer under the Government of Canada's Federal Contractors Program.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident (Required)


  • English (Required)