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Vestas Factory

Travelling Blade Technician 
AU, Melbourne | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time 

 

Vestas offers you challenging career opportunities within a global organisation. As the world's leading supplier of wind power solutions, we have delivered more than 94 GW wind turbines in over 79 countries. Over 24,300 employees are eager to welcome new, dedicated colleagues on our journey to a more sustainable future. Would you like to join us?

 

The purpose of the position is to repair the Blade Damages (FRP) at sites across Australia. Whilst Head Office is in Melbourne, these roles could located elsewhere in Australia due to the roster.

Key accountabilities will include inspection and Repair the damage blades without delaying the project schedule, availability of blades as per plan, ensuring all materials required for Blade Repair are available at site for on-time repair, improve the quality and safety standards in all activities. Improvement in leading and building the team and ensuring all tools and PPE’s are calibrated and inspected within stipulated time.

 

Service AUNZ > People Resource Management > People Resource Management AU

 

Responsibilities

  • Managing the Blade repair operations at site
  • Supervise contractor's installation/handling of the wind turbine Blades & Fibre components
  • Act according to safety rules and quality procedures related to blade maintenance activities
  • Guide and supervise contractors in following Vestas engineering standards of quality & HSE
  • Report the status of Blade defects to Blades Engineering support
  • Performing onsite Fibre repairs 
  • Maintain operational requirements for the site Blade/fibre works during construction and maintenance phases
  • Carry out all activities related to the blades maintenance processes
  • Undertake Blade inspections using a variety of methods (ground based/up-tower/UAV)

 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Blade repairs (field or manufacturing)

 

Competencies

  • Strong focus on safety and quality
  • Excellent knowledge of Blade Materials, repair methods & manufacturing processes
  • Able to read technical Blade drawings & specifications
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead high performing teams in complex environments
  • Strong Verbal and written communication.
  • Knowledge in working with MS-Office/SAP
  • Willingness to travel for long periods of time, often in remote locations
  • Ability to work in heights
  • Able to take the initiative to achieve targets

 

What we offer

  • Vestas provides an open, respectful and global culture, competitive compensation package and long-term career development. Choose us, choose a brilliant future! To meet business growing needs, Vestas needs a lot of talents to join us.
  • We care and respect all employees and will offer attractive benefits which include: A broad program of on job training, A perfect platform for professional and personal development, Bonus Program, Colourful team activities and etc. 
  • We put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results.

 

Additional information

  • You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.
  • All potential employees will be subject to undertake a full medical assessment to be considered for this role

 

For further information please APPLY and a team member from the Recruitment team will contact you.        

 

Vestas is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from those who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.


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 97 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 
 
Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 83 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 24,400 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.