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High Voltage Engineer

Requisition ID:  30289

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Engineering

Vestas Factory

Do you seek collaboration, innovation and impact?


Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Switchgear & Cables
Vestas Power Solutions is where new product ideas or technologies are matured, developed, tested and improved. To put it short, Vestas Power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. We are shaping the future of modern energy.


Your main activities will be:

  • Conceptual design and specification of High Voltage Equipment
  • Create requirement specification for High Voltage Switchgears and Cables
  • Conduct peer and technical reviews according to the design project model
  • Supplier management and review of suppliers design
  • Set targets for how to qualify components and create test verification procedures
  • Approve suppliers tests with and write test- and design verification reports
  • Approve test and validation of prototypes
  • Provide technical support to strategic purchaser in evaluating supplier performance
  • Participate in QA Audits at suppliers facilities
  • Implementation of equipment into our turbine platform


Your qualifications include:

  • B.Sc.E.E, M.Sc.E.E, B.Sc. in Marine Engineering or a degree in Service Engineering
  • Practical experience in High Voltage equipment
  • Design experience on high voltage power systems
  • Experienced in writing design specifications and verification reports
  • Structured, open-minded, trusted, exciting, communicative, self-motivated and robust
  • Good at presenting technical material to peers and management
  • Willing to travel (25-30 days/year)



  • Can see the value of international collaboration with colleagues all over the world
  • Can confront new opportunities with positivity, creativity, and a natural ability for innovation
  • Thrive with varied tasks and frequent changes in a global environment
  • Is innovative and through others in large-scale development projects


What we offer
We offer a true global opportunity in a project-oriented organization with great opportunities for cross-disciplinary and personal development, where emphasis is placed on the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will benefit from working at a high professional level and with a good technical commitment in a very inspiring environment. You will be directly involved and encourage the development of a core system in a wind turbine.


Additional information 
We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English. 


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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 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.