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Travelling Service Technician

Requisition ID:  28002
Location(s): 

Melbourne, VIC, AU

Work experience:  Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position:  Full-Time

 Vestas Factory

 

A unique and important position has become available at Vestas for a Travelling Service Technician to attend sites around Victoria helping the site teams to complete maintenance and repairs on our wind turbines.

 

As a Travelling Service Technician, you will attend various Wind Farms across Australia and New Zealand to aid the site based service technicians where workload schedules need extra fully trained staff. This role will require a generous amount of flexibility as you will move from site to site and could only be based in areas for a few weeks at a time.

The position will work with a team of travelling technicians attending service scheduling, major breakdowns and general maintenance outages.

 

Responsibilities

  • Supervise contractor's installation/handling of the wind turbines Blades & Fibre components.
  • Act according to safety rules and quality procedures related to blades maintenance activities.
  • Guide and supervise contractors in following Vestas engineering standards of quality & HSE working requirements as required.
  • Collect factory acceptance test documents from the WTG's in relation to Blades and report non-conformities in the NCR system.
  • Accurately report the status of Blade defects and collaborate with Blades Engineering support in assessing the complexity of the repair.
  • Performing onsite Fibre repairs within technical expertise limits while following internal maintenance procedures.
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with all Project & Service site stakeholders.
  • Motivate and optimise work groups to achieve the project objective in the most efficient manner.
  • Maintain operational requirements for the site Blade/fibre works during construction and maintenance phases, including repair scheduling, material/PPE planning, tooling requirements & repair execution.
  • Carry out all activities related to the blades maintenance processes to assure service level agreements and minimize service costs.
  • Undertake Blade inspections using a variety of methods (ground based/up-tower/UAV).
  • Assess and evaluate the operational level of the blades inspected, register results on maintenance information systems to assure reliability of the information gathered and compliance of information procedures

 

Qualifications

Minimum 5 years' experience minimum in erection, transportation, assembly, maintenance, and manufacture/development of WTG Blades

 

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.
  • Experience with effective safety programs & procedures.
  • Relationship building with both internal and external contacts.
  • Ability to work in high pressure situations.
  • Knowledge in working with MS-Office/SAP.
  • Good teamworking competencies and operational readiness.
  • 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.

 

Additional information

  • Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. 

 

What we offer

  • An established safety culture
  • An opportunity to work with the world leader in wind energy
  • The opportunity to further develop your skills and professional development
  • Global career progression prospects
     

Our Benefits

  • Join the World's Leading Wind Energy Solutions Provider
  • Excellent Career Development opportunities both Nationally and Globally
  • A workplace that embraces Diversity and Inclusion
  • Flexible workplace arrangements
  • 13 weeks Paid Primary Carers Leave
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carers Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program

Our Benefits

 

  • Join the World's Leading Wind Energy Solutions Provider
  • Excellent Career Development opportunities both Nationally and Globally
  • A workplace that embraces Diversity and Inclusion
  • Flexible workplace arrangements
  • 13 weeks Paid Primary Carers Leave
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carers Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program

 

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.


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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims 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, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com 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.