Wind Turbine Technician II - Oyen, Alberta

Requisition ID:  53772
Location(s): 

Oyen, AB, CA

Work experience:  Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Field Operations

Vestas Factory

Vestas Canadian Wind Technology, Inc.
Wind Turbine Technician I
Lanfine / Oyen, Alberta – 1hr west of Kindersley, SK and  east of Hanna, AB; 3hrs from Calgary, AB

 

Offering $2,500 Sign On Bonus - Details below  

 

At Vestas, we’re not just offering you a job, but an opportunity to elevate your career. If you’re equipped with Basic Safety Training (BST), Basic Technical Training (BTT), and Advanced Rescue Training (ART) certifications from the Global Wind Organization (GWO), consider yourself already one step ahead! To show our appreciation for the of expertise you bring along, we’re excited to offer a $2,500 USD / $3,300 CAD sign-on bonus.

 

WHO WE ARE
At Vestas, we live our company values of Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion. In an innovative and evolving industry, we change quickly to meet the needs of our customers. Our motivation is to preserve the environment through sustainable energy solutions. If this aligns with your values and enthusiasm, we want to hear from you!

 

A DAY IN THE LIFE
In this position you’ll use your skills and experience to perform scheduled service, fault analysis/troubleshooting, and potential main component or blade work on wind turbines. During a typical day, you will work at heights and in confined spaces, while being exposed to the elements of weather. At this site near Oyen, Alberta, you will typically have shifts 5 days a week at 8-10 hours a day, but you also will have an on-call rotation schedule for off-work hours (weekends). The team here normally works in teams of 2-3 and typically will climb 1-2 turbines a day. 

 

MORE ABOUT YOU
✓ You will need a safety-focused mindset and your positive attitude will contribute to your ability to work in a team environment 

✓ You will bring a high school dipolma or equivalent and you will bring 2-3years of transferrable mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical work background
✓ An agricultural background or work experience is a greate transferrable avenue to this entry level service technician position with Vestas
✓ You will train and certify through our state-of-the-art wind technician training program


WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE We offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry, including: ✓ Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision
✓ Paid Time Off (PTO) policies
✓ Excellent RRSP plan
✓Tuition assistance

 

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.

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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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 173 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.