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Vestas Factory

Service Technician II - Rush Creek, CO 
US, Matheson | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 2830 

Are you working in a position that involves direct, hands-on mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical experience? Or have you worked with the maintenance and service of wind turbines? Vestas has opportunities in our service technician group for you to further expand these capabilities in the wind industry.  As a Service Technician at Vestas, the global leader in wind energy, you are part of the biggest team of service technicians in the world, servicing the biggest fleet of wind turbines.

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The Service Technician role is to maintain and troubleshoot complex hydraulic and electrical controls circuits to maintain a wind turbine. The customer relies on our safe work practices, technical acumen, teamwork, leadership and fiscal stewardship to maintain the turbines in their best condition to generate power at the lowest overall cost.

Responsibilities

  • Closely adheres to all safety standards and procedures. Identifies risks and gaps in safety execution in the operational environment and either stops work / escalates or implements defined and appropriate mitigation methods with appropriate oversight. Demonstrates risk-averse safety behavior at all times. Provides recommendations to higher level technical staff and management regarding everything safety. Encourages and recognizes others completing safe acts and intervenes when unsafe acts are practiced
  • Demonstrates integrity, strong initiative, work ethic, as well as a focus on safety and quality of work on a continuous basis
  • Performs basic level wind turbine service and/or installation tasks as assigned. This includes introductory operation and use of tools and basic turbine equipment. Documents tasks where required and enters data into the company information system (e.g. SAP)
  • Follows defined instructions and maintenance schedules, executing plans as directed and performs according to reasonably detailed written and verbal instructions
  • Effectively contributes to a strong team environment through assisting team mates in accomplishing mutual goals, supporting and promoting team spirit and cooperation
  • This role will require travel, working overtime, including working a flexible and variable work schedule as needed to meet business objectives

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and/or composite skills OR in absence of experience, a certificate of completion from an accepted Wind Technician program of equivalent scope
  • Ability to demonstrate basic industrial safety practices / protocols including LOTO and Test-Verify-Test
  • Experience using basic power and hydraulic tools
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow directions with precise execution
  • Basic computer operation skills and familiarity with internet-based program navigation
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand basic drawings and schematics

Competencies

  • Ability to read, comprehend and write in English
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders 60-125 meters in height
  • Ability to lift, push, pull, carry items up to 50 lbs. in weight
  • Comfort working in confined spaces and at heights over 100 meters
  • Able to work in demanding physical and inclement weather conditions
  • Comfort working remotely in a Turbine as part of a team with limited supervisory interaction
  • Ability to work in a respirator, including passing a respirator medical evaluation and fit test (required to be clean shaven) as some assignments may require respirator use

What we offer
As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer: healthcare; dental; vision; vacation and sick time; generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.
It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.

Additional Information
This position is located in Matheson, Colorado


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 101 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and 86 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 24,600 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.


Nearest Major Market: Denver