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Vestas Factory

Onshore Service Technician 
NL, Arnhem | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time 
| ID: 3747 

Are you looking for a job where you work with cutting-edge technology and you are not afraid of heights? Then Vestas is looking for a Service Technician like you!


Sales > SBU NCE > BNL 
Vestas Benelux is a Sales Business Unit with its main office in Arnhem (Netherlands) and is responsible for the Sales, Construction and Service of Vestas wind turbines in the Netherlands and Belgium. Our Benelux organisation has approximately 150 employees, most of them Service Technicians working in the different regions. In the main office there're approximately 60 employees employed.

 

The objective of the Service Technician role is to assemble, make operational, ready to operate and maintain the wind turbines under contract to the employer, so that they operate efficiently and effectively to make a maximum contribution to the operating result, with maximum customer satisfaction.

  

Responsibilities

Preparation

  • Checking the presence, completeness and good operation of the necessary safety gear and tools, along with the valid inspection certificates in accordance with current guidelines
  • Checking the presence and completeness of the necessary materials
  • Reporting to the customer after receiving a work assignment via the company system or reporting failures by telephone

 

Executive duties

  • Doing (preventive) maintenance, periodically checking and testing the operation of the wind turbines (or components), in accordance with current rules or work instructions
  • Tracing and, where possible, repairing failures
  • Assembling components and main components according to current rules or work instructions, if necessary making use of internal or external cranes 
  • Doing various electrical works (e.g. electrical connections, failure analysis and maintenance) and mechanical works (e.g. assembly and maintenance of mechanical parts)
  • Submitting requests to the planner of materials & services for specialists, after consultation with the foreman in your region, and ensuring that any allocated staff comply with the prescribed procedures, work instructions and rules relating to quality, working conditions, safety, the environment and engineering
  • Offering on-site support with specialist projects and offering support to suppliers
  • Submitting requests to the planner of materials & services in your own region for tools and components not present but necessary

 

Administrative duties

  • Compiling service reports including keeping a record of the materials used per turbine
  • Recording failures (keeping a historical record) and down times
  • Doing various administrative work, including keeping a logbook, an hourly record and a record of mileage

 

Qualifications

  • Relevant technical diploma (MTS-E/MTS-WTB) level 2 or ROC
  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a Service Technician
  • Driving license B / B-E
  • Good English and Dutch are mandatory
  • Living in Netherlands or willing to relocate on own expense
  • Comfortable working at heights, coping with the respective challenges this brings

 

Additional information

Please apply online. In total we are looking for 8 Service Technician in the area of Alkmaar, Almere up to Leeuwarden.


About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 101 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. 

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,600 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.