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Apprentice Wind Turbine Service Technician

Requisition ID:  28088
Location(s): 

Aberdeen, ABD, GB

Work experience:  Student / Trainee / Apprentice
Type of position:  Temporary
Job Function: 

Vestas Factory

Join us on our journey towards a greener future.

Do you have the desire and motivation to become a wind turbine service technician? Are you interested in renewable energy and sustainable solutions? Would you like an

opportunity to gain a HND qualification in engineering, whilst working for a company at the forefront of technology?

 

You will join our Service UK team in Scotland and enroll in a 4-year apprenticeship program. This will provide an opportunity to learn the key skills and qualifications required

to become a fully qualified Service Technician with Vestas. The role will be blended learning, split between college (classroom and workshop) for 2 years, working towards a

HND in Electrical Engineering (Monday to Friday). Followed by a further 2 years of site based practical learning, working amongst our service teams, gaining further experience

and training.

 

Important note: This apprenticeship is located in Fraserburgh / Aberdeen.

 

Region NCE>Service Offshore NCE>Blyth

 

Responsibilities:

In line with Vestas` quality, HSE and Operational procedures, you will work a Monday to Friday shift pattern, focussing on college learning and internal Vestas provided training and

development tasks.

  • Compliance to Vestas` Health & safety, Quality, Operational procedures
  • Engage with and live by Vestas values
  • Complete a 2-year HND electrical engineering course at college
  • Work at various Vestas windfarm locations, amongst our service teams
  • Complete a Vestas qualification & authorization workbook
  • Maintenance & service of electrical and mechanical systems
  • Application of the Vestas safe system of work
  • Collaborate with support functions and colleagues

 

Qualifications:

Our new colleague is committed to contributing to a more sustainable future, living by the Vestas core values, effectively completing our apprenticeship program.

  • Higher Qualifications in a related subject, for example Math`s, Physics or Engineering Science
  • National 5 qualifications in the core subject grades 5-9 must have been completed
  • Scottish National (to be eligible for funding)
  • Commutable distance to Fraserburgh College or willing to relocate to Fraserburgh for the 2 years at based at the college.

 

Competencies:

  • IT skills (preferred: Microsoft tools such as word, excel, PowerPoint)
  • An interest in how things work and electrical / mechanical principles
  • Good time management
  • Desire to gain experience as an electrical / mechanical engineer
  • Comfortable working at heights & in a marine environment
  • Safety focused
  • Accountable, focused, proactive mindset
  • Team-oriented person who supports colleagues
  • Interested in renewables and making a positive difference
  • Ability to be efficient, keep tasks simple and ensure they are delivered
  • Willingness to travel as required
  • Problem solver who will positively seek support

 

What we offer:

We offer an exciting role with great opportunities for vocational and personal development at a global wind turbine manufacturer. You will become part of a highly professional

environment in a significantly expanding industry.

In Service, we offer you:

  • Great colleagues that support each other and work together
  • Great opportunities for professional and personal development
  • The opportunity to embrace & contribute to a safe work environment
  • The ability to make a positive difference in the renewable energy sector

 

Apply now

We look forward to hearing from you. The primary work location will be in and around the northeast of Scotland area with regular travel to other sites & facilities. Please note that

applications are handled on an ongoing basis. So, please send your application and CV as soon as possible using the link on this page. We treat all inquiries confidentially.

 


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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 www.vestas.com 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.