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Vestas Factory

Specialist Skills Technician 
AU, Port Augusta | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time | ID: 18119

Vestas is currently growing and is seeking a High Voltage Advanced Technician based in South Australia. 


Service Operations > Service AUNZ > Operations BoP


We have an exciting opportunity for an experience Electrical Specialist to report to the Lead Balance of Plant(BOP) Engineering Manager.  As part of the operations team you will work in close cooperation with BoP Engineering, Construction and Service to ensure professional installation, commissioning and testing of newly installed BoP systems, and actively conducting planned scheduled and unscheduled services on BoP systems.




  • Travel to sites and undertake HV scheduled service, routine inspections, fault diagnosis and reactive maintenance
  • Provide remote operational and technical support to site based HV operators
  • Respond and attend site outside normal working hours to undertake reactive maintenance 
  • Plan substation shutdowns, coordinate, supervise third parties and generate reports
  • Maintain good relationship to internal and external customers;



  • A grade Electrical trade certificate 
  • HV Operator with substation switching and maintenance experience
  • Demonstrated commitment and adherence to safety and environmental requirements
  • A strong collaborator with clear communication.



  • Demonstrated commitment and adherence to safety and environmental requirements Fit, with the ability to carry weight and climb wind turbine towers
  • Flexibility in operation and ability to work in a team and as a motivated contributw
  • Self motivated, with good communication skills and good work ethic
  • Experience with SAP, Microsoft packages 

What we offer


  • A workplace that focuses on safety
  • 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

Additional information


  • Please note there will be approximately 180 days of travel per year
  • All potential employees will be subject to undertake a full medical assessment to be considered for this role
  • If you’re passionate about our future and want to work for the world's leading wind energy solutions provider
  • We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date of 15 November 2021.


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.

About Vestas

Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels.