WTSR Authorising Engineer (Japan)

Requisition ID:  51576

Kitakyushu-shi, Fukuoka, JP

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

Vestas Factory

Vestas Offshore Service Support and Electrical Operations Department, is part of the overall Offshore Service business in the APAC region, working closely with the Operational Service Team, Sales, Special Projects and Construction. Responsible for the service site setup, support, and preparation, including long term strategic planning for the APAC offshore service regions. You will work closely with Electrical operations, Electrical safety, APAC Offshore Service Departments and stakeholders.


Region APC > Service APAC > Electrical Operations



• Ensure compliance to Vestas QSE Management system.

• Authorized under Vestas WTSR/ ENSR as an Authorizing Engineer, you will support the Control of Hazardous Energy/electrical safety programme for the wind farms in scope in APAC.

• Electrical and mechanical operations.

• Creating, reviewing and approving Approved Written Procedures in line with company's rules, support procedures, management instructions and site/regional requirements.

• Review and approval of service procedures (Method Statements, Work Instructions, SIIs, SIFs - SII & SIF are Vestas's terminologies) and Risk Assessments.

• Verification of Points of Isolations (100% check on a WTG - either themself or in coordination with an appointed site technician), and Safety Precautions to achieve "Safety from the System".

• Writing and reviewing bespoke procedures in collaboration with the technical documentation department.

• On site WTG technical and WTSR/ ENSR support.

• Reviewing specialist tools for the region as required by the company procedures.

• Conducting on site WTSR/ ENSR training/induction as per the site/regional requirements.

• Liaising with relevant personnel on WTSR/ ENSR documents related issues.

• Assisting the implementation of new procedures/processes.

• Input to monthly customer report, as required by the site management.

• Support to the regional service/construction management.

• Responsible for the safe operation of the Vestas offshore' electrical installations in APAC.

• Administration responsibility and competence in their field of work.

• Development and review of processes, risk assessments and instructions for electrical installation and maintenance work.

• Participating in internal and external auditing connected with the Vestas offshore wind farms in APAC.

• Supporting wind farms in the creation and implementation of Vestas SSoW.

• Participating in customer meetings where required by the management.

• Supporting QSE department with regards to the electrical safety and associated incident investigations.

• Reporting to the direct line management, and closely work together with them and other QSE professionals.

• Participate in subject matter expert workgroups, internal and external in the industry, and share / gain knowledge.

• Responsible for communicating SSoW notifications to relevant stakeholders.

• Ensure compliance of QSE systems and processes.

• Ensure compliance with statutory legislation for Health and Safety.

• Provide ad-hoc SSoW related support and assistance to the direct line management.



• University degree in the field of electrical engineering (or electro-mechanical) or similar subject is desirable.

• Qualification as an electrical/technical engineer in the field of electro-mechanical engineering.

• Previous experience within the energy sector, e.g. with a distribution system operator, an OEM or a wind farm developer in a similar role is desirable.

• Profound know-how of the relevant local norms and guidelines is desirable.

• Profound operational experiences in the field of installation, servicing, and maintenance of the electrical systems.

• For example, relevant previous wind industry technical & operational experience working with Vestas WTGs.

• Good knowledge of low voltage, high voltage, and relevant policy knowledge in electrical networks.

• Knowledge of operations management systems.

• Good awareness for occupational safety.

• Ability and fitness to visit offshore sites as well as working at height.

• A structured and systematic approach to problem solving.



• Relevant previous Wind industry technical & operational experience.

• In depth knowledge and understanding of local/European electrical regulations and standards.

• Ability to deliver training in the classroom or at the workplace.

• Confident Microsoft Office user.

• Interpersonal skills and a development-oriented mind-set.

• A structured, systematic approach to problem solving.

• Open mind detailed and motivated vision.

• Able to make professional decisions.

• Safety conscious.

• Ability to remain focused.

• Ability to communicate effectively.

• Ability to ask open questions.

• A team-oriented person with the ability to develop or inspire.

• Structured, well-organized person with good prioritization skills.

• Tough and firm at the same time respectful and friendly.

• Dedicated, committed, enthusiastic and motivated.

• Understanding of the support function in a global company.

• Feels comfortable handling multiple activities at the same time.

• Attention to detail and great oral and written communication skills.

• Exhibits respectful and professional communication via phone, e-mail, and other channels.

• Robust and positive personality with the ability to interact with colleagues at different levels.

• Ability to work cross functionally.

• A team-oriented person, who can influence and supervise others in a positive manner

• English language: at least business-level fluency (speaking, reading, writing)

• local language: at least business-level fluency (speaking, reading, writing)

• Possess a valid driving license in your country.

• Willingness to travel to other sites when required


What We Offer

We offer a new job with excellent opportunities for vocational and personal development at a global wind turbine manufacturer. You will become part of a highly professional environment in a highly expanding industry.

At Vestas Offshore Wind you will find exciting opportunities for making an impact at the very forefront of commercial, technological and environmental development in the off shore market. We provide attractive opportunities for personal and career development with a diverse and global work environment in a growing industry.


• Great colleagues that support each other and work together

• Solid opportunities for professional and personal development

• A broad interface with many stakeholders

• The opportunity to create the best supplier collaboration

• The opportunity to make your mark on our service sales strategy

• A position where you can contribute to a greener and sustainable future


Additional information

Primary work location: 5 days a week.

We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Please be advised to apply on or before the 30th of June 2024.



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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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 173 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. 
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