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Offshore SCADA Specialist (Remote)

Requisition ID:  29705

Portland, OR, US

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family: 

 Vestas Factory

 Specialist | Full-Time | 


Harness the power of wind and shape the future with a job in renewable energy at Vestas. At Vestas we give employees the chance to create meaningful impact by providing an inclusive, motivating environment with collaboration as its core. Let us share our enthusiasm for the great work and exciting projects, we’re involved in. We're currently seeking a SCADA Offshore Specialist to join our Plant Engineering Team in Portland, OR.

Plant Engineering Operations is a part of Service and supports the organization in the installation and service of a great number of offshore SCADA systems controlling medium and large-sized wind power plants.

Our job is to turn a cluster of wind turbines into a power plant according to contractual and regional requirements. Our customers can mainly be found among larger power supply companies and professional investors.



  • For this position you will be mainly responsible for:

  • Acting as a direct interface between the project and Turbines R&D for the SCADA part Supplying SCADA and power plant system engineering, functional design specification, configuration, and layout according to the contract

  • Providing and maintaining SCADA and power plant system documentation, incl. as built documentation

  • Ensuring that approved SCADA RNSP’s are followed up and ensure hand over of projects to service organization

  • For testing of SCADA and power plant system at the substation(s) according to the contract

  • Ensuring sign-off of FAT and SAT with stakeholders is carried out according to the overall project plan

  • Customer communication regarding SCADA issues on projects



  • For this position we expect that you have:

  • Electro-technical or electrical engineering theoretical and practical background

  • Several years of practical experience with SCADA technologies, implementation, and installation

  • Experience with industrial communication protocols for data and information exchange, such as IEC61850, IEC60870, IEC61400-25, Modbus, and other relevant industrial communication standards

  • Technical knowledge within areas of industrial automation, PLC/RTU technology

  • Knowledge and experience with design and implementation of SCADA and Electrical control systems for industrial automation projects

  • Knowledge and experience within area of creating and maintaining technical documentation for SCADA, Network, Process control and data exchange related installations

  • Professional English skills both verbal and written



  • To thrive in this role, we expect that you have:

  • Professional experience for maintaining real-world production systems

  • Knowledge about Information Security and Risk Management

  • Working experience with GitHub and JIRA or similar tools as we work Agile in our working environment

  • Motivation and enthusiasm to get things done

  • Enthusiasm for communication infrastructure technologies and leader that people will follow

  • Great stakeholder management and interpersonal skills at both a technical and non-technical level


What we offer

We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring and diverse work environment within the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We value initiative, responsibility, involvement and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a significant technical commitment and lots of passion. Vestas is growing and developing, and we want you to grow with us.

  • Attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry

  • Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision

  • Generous Paid Time Off policies 

  • Great 401(k) plan (with employer match)

  • Tuition assistance

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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 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. 

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon