[Vacancy] Graduate Trainee (Ewekoro) at Wartsila Marine and Power Services Nigeria Limited

About Wartsila Marine and Power Service

Wartsila is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasizing sustainable innovation, total efficiency, and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2018, Wärtsilä’s net sales totaled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Graduate Trainee
Location: Ewekoro, Ogun
Employment Type: Full-Time
Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Maine Responsibilities

  • Graduate Trainees to be trained in the different departments in Wartsila O&M sites (Operations and Maintenance)
  • Graduate trainees are to be trained also on particular functions which include Electrical, Mechanical, or Operator roles.
  • Trainees are to gather as much information on the company and participate in OJT wherever possible, also taking notes on experiences and keeping a log of things learned.
  • Trainees will learn to operate and maintain the power plant according to company policies and procedures.
  • Trainees will learn to comply with all safety regulations including isolation, lock out and tag out and perform emergency procedures in order to protect personnel and equipment in case of damage or failure of safety devices.
  • Trainees will learn to utilize all tools, equipment, and accessories in such a manner as to maximize useful operating life.
  • Trainees to Participate in meetings, Workshops, and team-building activities.
  • Trainees are required to compile reports and make presentations to other staff members.
  • Trainees are to analyze existing systems and offer new ideas and areas of improvement
  • Trainees to conduct research and assist manager or supervisor wherever possible
  • Trainees are to be assessed via a test and submit Monthly reports as a form of valuation during and at the end of the graduate trainee program.
  • Trainees are to be on the Job training for the Duration of 1 year.


  • Minimum qualification of HND, BSc., B.Tech, or B.ENG in the following engineering disciplines: Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other relevant courses of study.
  • Completion of NYSC (National Youth Service Corps) is mandatory.
  • 0-2 years of post-NYSC experience.
  • Age not exceeding 27 years as of December 2022.

Why Choose Us and Join Our Team:

At Wärtsilä, we foster a culture of empowerment, ownership, and accountability. We believe in supporting each other’s growth and embracing co-creation as the foundation of our innovation. Our work community is diverse and inclusive, where everyone is encouraged to be their authentic selves. We value honesty, authenticity, and the courage to seize opportunities and take initiative. We understand that mistakes happen, and we see them as learning opportunities for personal and professional growth. We believe in creating an environment where everyone’s voice is heard, fostering a sense of safety and care for all.
We invite you to be a part of our ambitious vision and join our team!

How to Apply:

To apply for a position with us, please submit your application through our Careers portal before the stated deadline. Please note that applications sent via email will not be considered. Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation email. We strive to respond to all applicants within 2-3 weeks after the application deadline.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, our Regional Talent Acquisition Team is available to support you. Please reach out to us at careers@wartsila.com.
We look forward to hearing from you and potentially welcoming you to our team!

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline 30th July 2023.

Join Wärtsilä’s Graduate Trainee Program and embark on a rewarding journey to launch your career in the exciting field of smart technologies and sustainable solutions.

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