Summer Power – Trainee (Engineering & Technology)

Summer Power: Engineering & Technology
Hakuaika päättynyt: 29.02.24
The application period ends: 29.02.24

Job description:

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians – put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä’s purpose of enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. We want to transition the world towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?

In this category we have summer trainee positions in the fields of Engineering and Technology. The summer trainees will work in different departments such as Research and Development, Software Development, Technical Documentation, Sustainable Fuels & Decarbonization, Quality, Health, Safety & Environment and Field Services. This category also includes opportunities for construction, electrical, mechanical and automation engineering students to spend the summer travelling to our customer sites supporting different projects and instillations.

The specific tasks of each trainee will vary depending on your team, skills, and interest. Your position may include tasks like documentation, technical drawings, maintenance, research, risk management, engine design (electrical and mechanical), engine testing, fuel labs, risk management, quality management, technical support, 3D printing, project support, Project Management, Process Development and much more. You can find more detailed information about the different teams and positions we offer in this category from our Summer Power website (insert link to:

To excel in the positions of this category you have:

On-going studies in a relevant field (B.Sc. Or M.Sc. in Environmental, Mechanical, Process, Civil, Chemical or Electrical Engineering, Automation, Information Technology, Energy Technology, Software Development, Construction or similar)
Working fluency in English, both written and spoken
Good communication and documentation skills
Active, result oriented attitude towards work and the ability to see the big picture
Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
Systematic, analytical and detail focused way of working
An ability to work independently and effectively on multiple tasks

Depending on the position(s) you are interested in, the following are seen as a benefit – you are not expected to cover all of these but do remember to mention the ones that apply to you in your CV/application:

Additional language skills
Knowledge or experience in project management
Hands-on experience of engines (machining, installation, assembly or through personal interest)
Being tech savvy in one or more of the mentioned: TeamCenter, NX, AutoCAD, C, C++, Java, Angular, Python, Javascript, GitHub, React, Docker, Cloud technologies, SAP, RPA (robotics process development) or any similar
Experience in DevOps tools and systems
Experience in QEHS (Quality, Environment, Health, Safety) risk management within manufacturing or service type of industry
Experience in reporting or data analytics

Please apply by 29th of February 2024 through our recruitment system. We will start processing the applications immediately and will make hiring decisions as soon as suitable candidates are found – so we recommend to leave your application as soon as possible.

To ensure a fair and equal compensation for all selected trainees, the monthly salary for each trainee is set based on the level of studies and number of acquired study credits. The salary range is 1825€ – 2535€/month depending on the above given factors.

Please check the Q&A section on our Summer Power website to find answers to your questions. Further information & possible questions related to the Summer Power programme, contact us via email

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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1825€ - 2535€/month




Espoo, Vaasa, Turku, Helsinki

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Lukio/Ammattikoulu, Alempi Korkeakoulututkinto, Ylempi Korkeakoulututkinto, Jatko-opinnot

Wärtsilä Finland Oy


Espoo, Vaasa, Turku, Helsinki