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Project Manager- Iowa

Requisition ID:  21257

Des Moines, IA, US

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time


Vestas Factory

Project Manager- Iowa 
US, Emmetsburg | Management | Full-Time | ID: 21257

Vestas Wind Technology, Inc.

Project Manager, LPS2

Remote, Iowa – near a major airport to accommodate travel up to 50%



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! 



As a Service Upgrade Project Manager you would be responsible for completing multiple upgrade projects. You will be directly reporting to the Program Manager and interfacing with site level project leads and technicians daily. This position will require work from home as well as 50% travel to the project sites to ensure execution and start-up of projects are effective.



✓ Responsible for safety and to profitably plan and complete assigned turbine repair projects. Embrace corporate safety standards and ensure team members are properly trained and comply with organizational standards

✓ Demonstrated ability to build and direct a ever-growing team / operation with wind industry repair experience desired, for instance on work including replacement of or up-tower repair of gearboxes, generators, transformers, main shaft, etc.

✓ Effective change and conflict management; proven decision-making ability with balanced risk taking; Experience with data analysis to guide business decisions with proven experience succeeding in cross-functional environment

✓ Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business or combination of academic and 3 - 5 years of experience as project manager, project lead, or other management experience, e.g. in a related service, industrial or manufacturing setting

✓ Must be able to climb a wind turbine



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

✓ Generous Motivated Time Off (FTO) policies

✓ Great 401 (k) plan

✓ Tuition assistance


*Vestas requires employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered.


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 applicants with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department. 

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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 +136 GW of wind turbines in 84 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.


Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and +117 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and tap into wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 29,000 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.

Nearest Major Market: Des Moines