Electrical Safety Specialist

Requisition ID:  51458
Location(s): 

Szczecin, PM, PL

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

Vestas Factory

Do you have an established electrical safety/engineering background? Are you able to work autonomously, do you enjoy a stimulating and challenging environment and are you enthusiastic about safety? This role is also offering a great future growth potential within Vestas! 
 

Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Regional HSE NCE > Electrical Safety NCE
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Electrical Safety Specialist. The Electrical Safety Specialist will provide support to the offshore projects in Poland as well as the wider support and assistance to the head of the department on Electrical Safety and related technical engineering matters. This person will be technically responsible for the electro-technical operation of the offshore wind farms in Poland including other locations in NCE as determined and required by the line management in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations e.g. EN 50110 etc.
 

Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and continually refine electrical safety protocols in accordance with industry standards and regulations, ensuring compliance with Vestas' safety policies
  • Conduct comprehensive risk assessments to identify potential electrical hazards and develop mitigation strategies to minimize risks to personnel, equipment, and the environment
  • Review and improve the delivery of training programs to educate personnel on electrical safety best practices, including proper equipment handling, emergency procedures, and hazard recognition
  • Monitor and enforce adherence to safety protocols and regulatory requirements across various phases of projects, collaborating with construction and service teams to address any safety concerns or non-compliance issues
  • Lead/participate investigations into electrical incidents or near-misses, identifying root causes and implementing preventive measures to mitigate future risks
  • Point of contact for electrical compliance for offshore service and construction activities mainly in Poland as well as other countries in Northern and Central Europe (NCE), as determined by the direct line management

 

Qualifications

  • University degree and qualifications in the field of electrical engineering
  • Several years of experience in electrical engineering, with a focus on electrical safety, ideally with a distribution system operator or a wind farm developer in a similar role
  • Comprehensive understanding of electrical codes, standards, and regulations
  • Profound operational experiences in the field of installation, servicing, and maintenance of the electrical systems
  • Familiarity with wind turbine technology and industry-specific safety requirements is advantageous

 

Competencies

  • Relevant previous Wind industry technical & operational experience is desirable
  • Comprehensive knowledge of low voltage and high voltage and relevant policy knowledge in electrical engineering
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Polish and other European electrical regulations and standards
  • Ability and fitness to visit offshore sites as well as working at height

 

What we offer
We offer an opportunity to work for the leader in renewable energy, where your contribution and ability to think ahead makes a difference. You will get to collaborate with inspiring and dedicated colleagues across Vestas and there is a great potential for growth in this role.
 

Additional information
Location: PL, Szczecin
Expected travel up to 30 days annually.
Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, however, please note we do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 20th June 2024


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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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 173 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. 
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