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Vestas Factory

TCM Engineer, Trainee 
PT, Porto | Student / Trainee / Apprentice | Full-Time 
| ID: 6465 

Are you interested in working in an International Enviroment? Do you want to build your career in Transport & Construction? Then keep reading, this could be the next step on your career.


Design Centre Porto

Nacelle Transport, Construction & Maintenance is a part of the Power Solutions business unit in the Vestas R&D organization. The department is accountable for developing and maintaining standard work processes and tools for transport, installation and maintenance of wind turbines.



  • Plan and ensure development of global construction work processes for new wind turbines according to the set specifications/requirements
  • Tool concept development for transportation, construction and maintenance of the wind turbine major components
  • Create new concepts for turbine installation as well as optimize existing processes
  • Design performance and reliability including lifetime estimates of the design
  • ood understanding of mechanical engineering fundamentals and design engineering
  • Take part in testing, verifying at site
  • Coordinate internal and external stakeholders and interfaces
  • Create documentation related to design and for suppliers
  • Design risk associated to the design
  • Design safety



  • 3-5 years of experience within production, supply chain, production, installation, maintenance or other handling of wind turbines or other large components in other industries
  • M. Sc. Within Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering or similar (+3 years relevant engineering experience)
  • For example experience with conducting feasibility studies



  • You possess good communication and presentation skills in English, both written and verbal 
  • You are able to develop processes or concepts for larger components in either wind, maritime, construction industry or similar
  • You have a good understanding of risk assessment tools (PFMEA, process mapping etc.) 
  • Knowledge on Machinery Directive and harmonized standards regarding safety of machinery 
  • Experience in standards and requirements from HSE authorities for safe work in the turbines
  • Experience on Design verification and validation: Good Mechanical understanding
  • Knowledge about test setup
  • Experience in design, specification and documentation of internal cranes, access ways (platforms & ladders), safety equipment
  • Knowledge about FEA calculation
  • Sourcing understanding
  • Focus on the project scope and able to understand the impact a scope change will have on the project
  • Accountable and focus on deliver on time
  • High degree of personal planning

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. 

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 25.000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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. 

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.