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Vestas Factory

Service Technician- Chaves (Portugal) 
PT, Maia | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time 
| ID: 20546 

Are you attracted to a innovative environment? Would you like to develop your technical knowledge? Are you determined to collaborate so that Portugal meets its CO2 reduction targets?
EVP MED>Region Med>North Area 

 

 

The Service Department is responsible for the smooth running of our customer’s wind farms, ensuring the highest levels of performance from each turbine for its entire lifespan. It works to ensure that the turbines are operational to their maximum capacity, delivering the best possible energy yield for customers. As such, the team is key to maintaining long-term customer loyalty.

 

 

The Service Technician utilizes skills and training to perform maintenance work on assigned wind turbines. The Technician will follow specific schedules and procedures including safety protocol, turbine service or installation processes, and other direct and detailed verbal and written instruction.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Service Supervisor, the key tasks are to:

  • Ensure Vestas health and safety procedures and quality requirements are followed.
  • Carry out preventive and corrective maintenance tasks.
  • Maintain Vestas wind turbines at customer wind farms throughout the region.
  • Monitor WTG performance.
  • Report turbine conditions and collect turbine data for research analysis.
  • Liaise professionally and effectively with customers where needed.

Qualifications

  • 2 years technical degree in Electric or Mechanic OR a technical education for instance in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a similar position, such as in the electricity or maintenance industry.
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand basic drawings and schematics.
  • The ability to work at heights and in complex weather conditions.
  • Good IT skills in Microsoft Office, as well as software skills for data collection and reporting.
  • Good understanding of written and spoken English and native Portuguese speaker.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

 

Competencies:

  • Solid communication 
  • Team work 
  • Attention to detail
  • Open and friendly attitude towards teammates and others
     

Additional Information

The position will be based near Chaves and requires the candidate to live in this area.

 

What we offer

Join Vestas and you’ll cultivate your career in an inspiring environment at a global wind turbine producer, which has an ongoing commitment to sustainability. We value personal initiative, the desire to take on responsibility, and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. At Vestas your achievement is our achievement.


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 more than 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 unparalleled more than 117 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit 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.