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Remote Ops System Operator - Portland, OR

Requisition ID:  27650

Portland, OR, US

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

Vestas Factory

Vestas Wind Technology, Inc.

Remote Ops System Operator

Portland, OR {Pearl District}



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!



*This position is located at Vestas' North America HQs in Portland, OR* - The Location Offers: the Columbia and Willamette rivers; the formal Japanese Garden; the shadow of the snow-capped Mount Hood; parks, bridges, bicycle paths; its eco-friendliness & so much more...  There is also the Fashionable and Lively, Pearl District - a shopping destination with hip brands, indie boutiques and the massive Powell's City of Books.  


As the Remote Ops System Operator, you will perform advanced level wind turbine remote operations and support. This includes proficient troubleshooting and use of remote operation and diagnostic tools. Effectively gather information remotely regarding turbine issues and performance. May diagnose, recommend and implement solutions for turbine equipment. Communicate pertinent information to key individuals in the field.


Follow basic structured problem-solving process to perform troubleshooting and diagnostic tasks with remote SCADA and IT diagnostic tools.  Independently initiate and perform most work tasks as well as follow defined instructions as directed according to written and verbal instructions.  Proactively look for improvement opportunities to job appropriate processes and procedures and communicate through the appropriate channels. Interface with customer and may respond to customer inquiries.  Will refer complex customer inquiries to higher level technical staff or manager. 


The role requires working in Portland office 60% of the time and 40% Remote; with a compressed work week {Thurs/Fri./Sat. w/every other Wednesday; one week at 36 hours & next week at 48 hours; 7am-7pm}.  And, overtime available to meet business objectives.



✓ You are attentive to detail and highly communicative with strong interpersonal skills.

✓ You will effectively promote a strong team environment through assisting teammates in accomplishing goals.

✓ You strategize to streamline processes so that they are more effective and efficient while constantly multitasking.

✓ You are preferably local to the Portland area or other surrounding areas.

✓ Minimum of 1-3 years of experience with mechanical, electrical, generators, transformers, wind industry and/or remote operations in energy/power plants.



We offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry, including:

✓ Benefits coverage within your first month

✓ State-of-the-art Training with skilled staff

✓ Paid Time Off (PTO), 3 weeks accrued

✓ Excellent 401(k) plan

✓ Global bonus


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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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