Maintenance Technician (Ndola, ZM)

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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 andfast 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?

Summary Of Responsibilites

Prepare work reports after every completed job and ensure that the data files are completed and current.

Inspect completed work to check that repairs have been completed correctly and that machinery and equipment conform to specifications and safety standards.

Monitor the condition of maintenance equipment, materials, parts, and tools that are used by maintenance employees in their day-today activities.

Coach and mentor maintenance staff and assist them to diagnose more complex problems with machinery or equipment problems.

Prioritize and assign tasks so that the team’s resources are used effectively and that work schedules and targets are met.

Train new employees in the organization’s operating procedures and standards.

Develop a weekly schedule in determining job priorities and complete other tasks as requested by the Maintenance Manager.

Develop and implement training programs for subordinates.

Review work planning and scheduling and provides feedback to the maintenance manager to ensure that job plans are efficient and effective.

Provide hands-on skills to help produce necessary prototypes.

Directs the maintenance work force and provides onsite expertise.

Ensure equipment availability is adequate to meet the profit plan.

Solve complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in depth evaluation of multiple factors and tradeoffs.

Provide technical support to the Mechanical team to ensure correct parts procurement and proper replacement of parts or equipment and advice store on the management of spare parts stock level.


Diploma Degree/Advanced certificate in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent

Technical Training

Two (2) years of progressive experience in the operation and/or maintenance and repair of a Diesel Power plant.

Medium speed diesel engine experience.

Experience in welding, fitting, HVAC system and fabrications is an added advantage.

Last Application Date

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 73GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world.

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

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