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Site HV Supervisor

Requisition ID:  25741

Aokautere, MWT, NZ

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time

 Vestas Factory

Professional | Full-Time

Vestas are seeking applications from suitably qualified High Voltage professionals to oversee the construction of our Turitea Wind Farm.

The successful applicant will have 10-15 years of experience delivering substation and MV/HV transmission construction. Furthermore, you will be a skilled manager and able to lead a team of subcontractors.





  • Promote a strong Safety Culture
  • SID workshop attendance for the projects
  • To Conduct Safety training for projects 
  • Achieve budgeted CM1 targets
  • Keep expense reports up to date following expense policies
  • Review all subcontractor Quality related project planning
  • Implement QMS processes
  • Develop Organizational Process Assets (OPAs)
  • To complete assigned project deliverables on time
  • Handle Technical management & compliance 
  • Stakeholder management




  • Proven leadership skills and experience in supervising teams
  • Experience in long- and short-term planning of works on a busy site
  • Understanding or experience of High Voltage Sub Station maintenance
  • Must have NZ Electricians License 
  • Must have NZ High Voltage Switching Competencies




  • Ideally 15 years of onsite experience
  • Experience with substation construction is highly valued
  • Experience with MV/HV cable reticulation and transmission construction is highly valued
  • Management of subcontractors in a site-based construction environment
  • Experience in the construction of Wind farms is beneficial but not mandatory
  • Experience in doing negotiations with major stakeholders, both clients/contractors


Essential Skills


  • Strong verbal and written communication/negotiation
  • Relationship building, both internal and external
  • Ability to ensure safe and controlled operations within a high-pressure environment
  • Advanced use of MS Office
  • Extensive knowledge in construction and commissioning large scale plants
  • A constructability review of electrical design in a construction environment 
  • Well-developed knowledge of industrial legislation, Australian / NZ standards, site-specific standards and local Laws
  • Proven ability to provide a mentoring role to improve team members' skills
  • Safety and Risk Awareness


What we offer


  • A strong safety cultures
  • Dynamic and fast-paced work environment 
  • An opportunity to work with the world leader in wind energy. 
  • The opportunity to further develop your skills and professional development. 
  • Global career progression prospects. 
  • Diversity and Inclusion


Additional information


  • All potential employees will be subject to undertaking a full medical assessment to be considered for this role. 
  • Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date. Applications will close by 30th May 2022


Our Benefits


  • Join the World's Leading Wind Energy Solutions Provider
  • Excellent Career Development opportunities both Nationally and Globally
  • A workplace that embraces Diversity and Inclusion
  • Flexible workplace arrangements
  • 13 weeks Paid Primary Carers Leave
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carers Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program


Vestas is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing our people. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community, and we strongly encourage applications from those who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.