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Wind Turbine Technician II - St Leon, Manitoba

Requisition ID:  28144
Location(s): 

St. Leon, MB, CA

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

Vestas Factory

Vestas Canadian Wind Technology, Inc.

WInd Turbine Technician II

St Leon, Manitoba - 45min from Winkler; 1hr and 45min from Brandon and Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

WHO WE ARE 

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! 

 

A DAY IN THE LIFE 

In this position you’ll use your skills and experience to perform scheduled service, fault analysis/troubleshooting, and potential main component, or major repair on wind turbines. During a typical day, you will work at heights and in confined spaces, while being exposed to the elements of weather. An Journeyperson / Journeyman Electrician Red Seal certification is preferred. At this site near St Leon, MB, you will typically have shifts 5 days a week at 8-10 hours a day. You also will have an on-call rotation schedule for off-work hours (weekends). This site has a long-term contract of 10 years remaining. The team here normally works in teams of 2-3 and typically will climb 1-2 turbines a day and will travel a minimum of 25% per year. This site has great opportunities to be able to grow within Vestas.

 

MORE ABOUT YOU 

✓ You will need a safety-focused mindset and can identify solutions to issues with process of elimination
✓ Your positive attitude will contribute to your ability to work in a team environment, while being motivated and taking initiative in daily tasks
✓ You will have computer skills including email, Excel, Microsoft systems, as well as Teams, and data entry into our systems

✓ You will bring a high school diploma or equivalent as well as at least a year of wind experience OR 2-3 years of experience in transferrable mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical work

 

WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE 

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

✓ Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision

✓ Excellent RRSP plan

✓Tuition assistance 

 

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 are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim 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, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are 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. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com 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.