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Service Technician, Karruso Wind Farm

Requisition ID:  19926
Location(s): 

Sandhurst, Northern Cape, ZA

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

 

Vestas Factory

Service Technician, Karruso Wind Farm
ZA, Sandton | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time 
| ID: 19926 

Are you interested and skilled in electricity, mechanics and hydraulics? Are you enthusiastic about renewable energy and like a physical job in the field? As a Service Technician at Vestas, you get a job where you make a difference for a more sustainable future. 

    
EVP NCE > Region NCE > Karruso 

You will be part of Vestas Northern and Central Europe which is a sales business unit covering Scandinavia, Finland, Celtic, Poland, the Baltics, Germany, Benelux as well as Eastern Europe and the south part of Africa. We are responsible for the sales function, project, installation, and service of wind farms throughout these regions. 

 

The Service Department is responsible for the service and maintenance of the wind farms within South Africa. Vestas Northern and Central Europe strive to be the No. 1 performing business unit within Vestas, not only in modern energy, but also in employee and customer satisfaction. Right now, we are looking for a Service Technician to join our team, doing service and maintenance of the wind farms in South Africa. In this role you get to work in an exciting industry in a team of highly engaged employees. 
 

Responsibilities

  • Electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and repairs 
  • Service and maintenance according to agreement, as well as carrying out a diversity of check-ups, repairs and replacement activities of turbine components 
  • Friction-less operation of our turbines and use of our systems like condition monitoring and remote control 
  • Contact with customers regarding completed and upcoming service and repairs 
  • Responsibility for the service vehicle, warehouse and order of material, tools and spare parts 
  • Daily reporting in SAP 

 
Qualifications

  • Experience or a degree within electricity, mechanics or hydraulics, and is still eager to develop your skills within these areas 
  • English language is required 
  • Computer knowledge, as the tasks include regular reporting and communication through various systems 
  • Driving license 

 
Competencies

  • On the personality level we believe you have/are: 
  • Motivated by teamwork, communication with other parts of the organization as well as being service-minded 
  • Structured and unsupervised 
  • Ready for working overtimes 
  • Open to travel 
  • Good physical condition and can handle heavy lifts and work on heights 
  • High level of safety awareness 

 
What we offer 

We are a team of skilled and committed colleagues who are all enthusiastic about wind energy. You will have the opportunity to develop a career within a very exciting industry in a global company. 
You will have the opportunity to perform special tasks and be part of the latest new Wind technologies from Vestas, making you a Vestas specialist

 

Additional information 
Travel is to be expected, particularly during the initial training period but also to other sites in the region.

Please apply no later than 17th of May 2022.


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.