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Vestas Factory

Service Technician - Capital & Woodlawn Wind Farms 
AU, Bungendore | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time | ID: 5629
 

Are you qualified in a mechanical trade and want to be a part of Australia’s future in sustainable energy solutions? If so, this could be your opportunity to join our service team at the Capital & Woodlawn Wind Farms, southeast of Lake George, NSW and 30 km’s north east of Canberra.

 

Sales > SBU ASP > Capital & Woodlawn Wind Farms

 

Reporting to the Site Supervisor of the Capital & Woodlawn Wind Farms you will play a pivotal role in maintaining, testing and repairing mechanical and electrical equipment and monitoring daily performance to ensure continued high availability to customers. 
This exciting role will require the successful applicant to live local to site as it is a drive-in drive out opportunity that does not offer FIFO. 
 
Responsibilities

  • Perform the day to day servicing, calibrations and maintenance as a part of scheduled and un-scheduled service and maintenance of wind turbines
  • Installation, commissioning, inspection and maintenance of wind turbine generators and associated spare parts
  • Identify, define and isolate source of issues through logical processes and identify and evaluate possible solutions for the same
  • Ensure customer satisfaction through direct liaison with client representatives, customers and service recipients
  • Develop and maintain site-specific documentation and quality assurance information
  • Achieve, measure and report on performance indicators and site service objectives within a continuous improvement environment
  • Carry out hazard and risk assessments for all tasks as per company policy and procedures
  • Proactive focus on HSE including reporting and documenting of hazardous observations near misses and incidents

 

Qualifications

  • Australian recognised mechanical trade qualification
  • Exposure and experience with HV (desirable, not essential)
  • Experience working in an electro-mechanical environment, preferably working with WTGs
  • Experience in Maintenance of heavy machinery
  • Disconnect/Reconnect license (desirable, not essential)
  • Valid Australian driver’s license

 

Competencies

  • Demonstrated commitment and adherence to safety and environmental requirements
  • Any previous experience in the wind industry, commercial construction, engineering or HV electrical experience will be highly regarded
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Fit, with the ability to carry weight and climb wind turbine towers
  • Flexibility in operation and ability to work in a team and as an independent contributor
  • Self-managed, with good communication skills and strong work ethics
  • Intermediate computer skills

 

What we offer

  • A workplace that focuses on safety
  • An opportunity to work with the world leader in wind energy
  • The opportunity to further develop your skills and professional development
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Global career progression prospects

 
Additional information

  • Primary Work Location: Capital & Woodlawn Wind Farms, New South Wales, Australia – 5 days per week
  • Ability to work overtime is essential
  • Available to work on a on call roster, 1 weeks per every 4 to 5 weeks
  • You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job
  • All potential employees will be subject to undertake a full medical assessment to be considered for this role

 

Vestas is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a safe, diverse and inclusive culture.
We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience to apply to our advertised vacancies.

 

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 design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 105 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 24,500 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 

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