Trades Assistant

Requisition ID:  36456

Hughenden, QLD, AU

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

Vestas Factory

The Trade Assistant will report to the site supervisor, and supports tradespeople, contractors, and Vestas technicians for the upkeep and maintenance of the wind turbines in accordance with the contract and other site requirements.  Support is provided by an administrator and a planner with KPI's given by the Area Service Manager. The department is a small team environment based at Kennedy Energy Park.  


This Trade Assistant role will assist in supporting our skilled Turbine Technicians. You will help ensure scheduled maintenance and breakdowns are carried out safely, efficiently, and effectively.



•    Ensure the safety of worksites
•    Assist with general workshop and warehouse operations
•    Assist with maintenance according to qualification and competency
•    Assist with planning and predict tooling requirements
•    Undertake tasks to support timely scheduled maintenance and successful reactive maintenance activities
•    Support our Service Maintenance Agreement KPIs
•    Ensure tasks are undertaken according to policy and that work methods are followed
•    Complying with the duty of care assigned under OH&S legislation and demonstrate commitment to accident prevention
•    Observing all work instructions, procedures, safety codes of practice, employer OH&S and Environmental requirements and statutory rules and regulations
•    Wear the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment as required
•    Participate in safety, toolbox or other meetings where required
•    All other duties within competence, skill, qualifications and experience as directed



•   Driving license



•    PC literate, preferably MS Office
•    Ability to learn new skills
•    Flexible for working conditions that may change unexpectedly


What we offer

•    A professional safety culture
•    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.



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.

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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. 
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