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Wind Turbine Technician I - Oyen, Alberta

Requisition ID:  27003
Location(s): 

Edmonton, AB, CA

Work experience:  Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

Vestas Canadian Wind Technology, Inc.

Wind Turbine Technician I

Sharp Hills / Oyen, Alberta – 1hr west of Kindersley, SK and  east of Hanna, AB; 3hrs from Calgary, AB

 

WHO WE ARE

At Vestas, we live our company values of Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion. In an innovative and evolving industry, we change quickly to meet the needs of our customers. Our motivation is to preserve the environment through sustainable energy solutions. If this aligns with your values and enthusiasm, we want to hear from you!

 

A DAY IN THE LIFE

In this position you’ll use your skills and experience to perform scheduled service, fault analysis/troubleshooting, and potential main component or blade work on wind turbines. During a typical day, you will work at heights and in confined spaces, while being exposed to the elements of weather. At this site near Oyen, Alberta, you will typically have shifts 5 days a week at 8-10 hours a day, but you also will have an on-call rotation schedule for off-work hours (weekends). The team here normally works in teams of 2-3 and typically will climb 1-2 turbines a day. This is a new site and for the first 6months or so you will be traveling to another site for on-the-job training, which will be covered by Vestas.

 

MORE ABOUT YOU

✓ You will need a safety-focused mindset and your positive attitude will contribute to your ability to work in a team environment

✓ You will bring a high school dipolma or equivalent and you will bring 2-3years of transferrable mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical work background

✓ An agricultural background or work experience is a greate transferrable avenue to this entry level service technician position with Vestas

✓ You will train and certify through our state-of-the-art wind technician training program

 

WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE

We offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry, including:

✓ Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision

✓ Paid Time Off (PTO) policies

✓ Excellent RRSP plan

✓Tuition assistance

 

It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.


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.