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Service Technician

Requisition ID:  29742
Location(s): 

Dulacca, QLD, AU

Work experience:  Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Field Operations

 Vestas Factory

 

 

Vestas have an opportunity available for a Service Technician to join our team at Dulacca Wind Farm.

 

EVP APC > Service APAC > Service AU/NZ

 

 

Are you interested in electricity, mechanics, and hydraulics and do you want to play an important part in keeping our wind turbines running?

Do you want to contribute to the transition towards a world powered by renewable energy?

 

Working as a Service Technician at Vestas is your opportunity to leverage your electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic experience while being part of the global leader in sustainable energy solutions. In Vestas, we have installed more wind power than anyone else, and the maintenance and service activities you do every day will contribute to us maintaining the best possible quality vital for both our customers and the very planet.

 

We offer technical training programs to ensure that Vestas' Service Technicians are some of the most technically accomplished people in the industry. We take elaborate measures to keep you safe - at Vestas, we operate by a safety-first principle and working safely is a condition of employment. In the service department, our focus is to provide our clients with high quality and best possible maintenance and operational service of their wind farm throughout Australia.

 

Work location: Dulacca - Please note this is not a FIFO role, you will need to live in the region.
Working hours: 8 hours / day, approximately oncall once every 3-4 weeks on the weekend
Travel days: approx. 50days/year
Join us in fulfilling our vision of becoming the global leader in sustainable energy solutions.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work to the highest safety and environmental standards whilst ensuring that service targets are met  
  • Carry out periodic service inspections in accordance with Vestas' specifications alongside both electrical, mechanical, and hydraulics component replacement and troubleshooting    
  • Ensure a smooth operation of our turbines and use of our systems within condition monitoring and remote control  
  • Maintain an efficient service vehicle and well-stocked warehouse by ordering materials, tools, and spare parts when needed 
  • Assemble components and main components according to current rules or work instructions, if necessary, making use of internal or external cranes 
  • Proactive contact with customers regarding completed and upcoming service and repairs

 

Qualifications

  • A Grade Electrical trade certificate or Mechanical Fitter qualifications
  • Exposure and experience to HV highly desirable
  • You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job
  • Demonstrated commitment and adherence to safety and environmental requirements
  • You will be a strong collaborator with clear communication

 

Competencies

  • A significant understanding of and commitment to the highest standard of health and safety in the work environment 
  • Ability to climb a wind turbine and perform tough physical work in heights as well as in various weather conditions 
  • Open to travel to other sites when required   
  • Enjoy working in teams and communicating with numerous stakeholders; you will work closely with others in the field but also connect with the wider business 
  • Solutions-oriented, independent, and well organized in your work

 

What we offer

  • A strong safety culture
  • 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.

 

Additional information

  • All potential employees will be subject to undertake 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 prior to the advertised closing date.

 

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 specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims 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, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is 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, and gives 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.