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Vestas Factory

Service Technician - Macmerry / Scotland South 
GB, Macmerry | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time 
| ID: 18780 

Are you interested in new technology and have a solid background in mechanical, electrical or hydraulics? Do you enjoy working with your hands and dig into technical problem solving? We are looking for Service Technician in Macmerry to support our growth. At Vestas you will have the opportunity to develop your skills together with the global actor within wind energy and contribute to a greener world.

 

EVP NCE > Region NCE > Scotland South & England North

The Service department is responsible for service and maintenance of the wind farms within UK and Ireland. The department has an open and informal culture, where team work and good communication is the key to our success.  You will have the opportunity to work in an exciting industry and in a team of highly motivated employees.

You will be required to develop a detailed knowledge of our wind turbines to enable you to perform daily maintenance and repairs and other field service related tasks.  Working to the highest safety and environmental standards whilst ensuring that service targets are met, you will be part of a team of service technicians working throughout the region.

 

Responsibilities

As Service Technician your primary tasks will be:

  • Electrical and mechanical operations - also covering installation activities, usage of our systems like Condition Monitoring / Remote Control, creating follow-up orders. You will work with high voltage
  • Working to the highest safety and environmental standards whilst ensuring that service targets are met, you will be part of a team of technicians working throughout the region
  • Other responsibilities will be to carry out periodic service inspections in accordance with Vestas specifications together with component replacement (both electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic) and troubleshooting on the systems
  • Working with both the other technicians and supervisors in the field, whilst also having regular contact with the office-based staff


Qualifications

  • Proven track record in a mechanical, electrical and/or electronics background, with good solid evidence of problem-solving and fault-finding. (an AT/CT under WTSR)
  • Formal qualification in one or more of the above and/or have served an apprenticeship
  • The ability to work at height of 100 meters and in adverse weather conditions
  • Full, clean driving license
  • Fluency in English in speaking and writing
  • A good level of computer literacy, used to software, apps and related


Competencies

  • Great proven problem solving and fault-finding skills
  • You like working in a team and communicate with other parts of the organisation
  • A creative approach, being self-motivated and well organised
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, both internal and externally
  • A good understanding of, and commitment to, the highest standard of health & safety in the work environment


What we offer

We offer the chance to work in a leader in industry, with the training and development to match. Every day will be different, and it will give you a chance to work with some skilled colleagues both locally and further afield. We offer an attractive benefits package that will include private healthcare, pension scheme, 25 days annual holiday plus statutory bank holidays.

 

Additional Information

This position will be located from our Service Hub in Macmerry / Scotland Southand working on wind farms in the region. A requirement for this position is passing an extensive health check that will be carried out during the probation period.
Travel across the UK region is expected from time-to-time. Possibly further training in Denmark may be expected.
Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV as soon no later than 26rd of November 2021.


About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels