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Service Technician

Requisition ID:  26841
Location(s): 

Muirkirk, Ayrshire, GB

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

Vestas Factory

Are you interested in new technology and have an electrical, mechanical, or hydraulics background? Do you enjoy working with your hands and bringing solutions to technical problems? We are looking for Service Technicians in several locations around the UK. At Vestas you will have the opportunity to develop your skills together with the global presence within wind energy and contribute to a greener world.
 
EVP NCE > SBU NCE Service > Scotland South
The Service department is responsible for the service and maintenance of the wind farms within the UK and Ireland. The department has an open and informal culture, where teamwork and good communication are the keys to our success.  You will have the opportunity to work in an exciting industry and in a team of highly motivated employees

 

Responsibilities

  • You should live in the Southwest Scotland - Muirkirk area
  • 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
  • Other tasks may also be to carry out periodic service inspections in accordance with Vestas specifications together with component replacement (both electrical and mechanical) and troubleshooting of the systems
  • This is a regional-based role and so travel throughout the region is to be expected
  • You may also be asked to support other regions if required by the business

 

Qualifications

  • A proven history of a mechanical, electrical, or electronics background, with good solid evidence of problem-solving and fault finding
  • You will have a formal qualification in at least one of the above or have attended an apprenticeship
  • You will possess a full, clean driving license
  • Previous accreditation as an AT/CT under WTSR would be advantageous

 

Competencies

  • The ability to work at a height of 100 meters and in adverse weather conditions
  • Good problem-solving and fault-finding skills
  • An enthusiastic approach, be self-motivated and well organised
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • A good understanding of, and commitment to, the highest standard of health & safety in the work environment
  • A good level of computer literacy

 

What we offer
We offer an attractive benefits package that will include private healthcare, a pension scheme, 25 days of annual holiday plus statutory bank holidays.

 

Additional information
Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV.
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. Please be advised to apply on or before 30/08/2022


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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim 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, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are 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. We also aim to give 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.