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Vestas Factory

Service Technician - Ålesund 
NO, Trondheim | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time 
| ID: 17145 

Do you want a job out of the ordinary?

Do you have an interest and experience in electrical, mechanical, or hydraulic work? Do you like to travel and have a physical and exciting job? As a traveling technician at Vestas, you get a job out of the ordinary in an industry that is about to take Norway by storm. You will be one of our most important resources and be responsible for the service and maintenance of our wind farms.


Sales >  SBU NCE > Technician South
Vestas Northern Europe (NEU) is a sales department covering Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, Poland, and the Baltic States. We want to deliver the best results in Vestas, at the same time as we want to be the best workplace for our employees in Vestas. Vestas shall be the best in terms of safety, working environment, and customer satisfaction.

The Norwegian service department with headquarter in Trondheim is responsible for the service and maintenance of all Vestas' wind farms in Norway. The department has an open and informal culture where teamwork and good communication are the keys to our achievement.


We are looking for technicians who can serve the parks we are responsible for in Western Norway. It will be traveling and shift work, as there are wind farms that are spread over large parts of western Norway. Haram, Okla, Guleslettene and Hennøy respectively. The first periods there will be a lot of work at Haram Windfarm. A plus if you live nearby.

Your responsibility will primarily be:

  • Take ownership of the parks
  • Preventive replacement of wearing parts on wind turbines, mechanically as well as electrically
  • Troubleshooting and error correction of wind turbines
  • Annual service on the park's wind turbines
  • Work to achieve the least possible downtime


We are looking for you who have:

  • Electrical certificate group L, lineman, or other adcanced craft sertificat
  • Some years related work experience
  • Driver's license at B is a requirement, driver's license on a snowmobile or BE is an additional attitude
  • Good Norwegian and English language skills, oral and written
  • Good competence with PC as a tool, as we work with a lot of different systems



  • Good at working separately , and in teams
  • Clear in your communication
  • Solution-oriented with a positive attitude
  • High focus on safety
  • Good physical shape
  • Not afraid to work at height


What we offer
We offer an exciting and inspiring job with good professional and personal development opportunities. You will work in an inspiring, international work environment at one of the world's largest producers of modern energy. We have a solid focus on personal development and believe that the most valuable resource in any company is the employee.


Additional information

In the first period of 6 months, there will be intensive training and education on our wind turbines. Training will take place in Denmark and practice in Scandinavia. During this period you must expect a shift of 2-3 weeks training, 1 week off. After training, you will transfer to a rotation scheme of 2 weeks work, 1 week off.

As most departures will be by plane, we want you to live within an hour's distance from the following airports:

  • Trondheim (Værnes)
  • Oslo (Gardermoen)
  • Bergen (Flesland)
  • Stavanger (Sola)
  • Tromsø
  • Bodø
  • Ålesund (Vigra)

The position requires that you are in good physical shape and that you can pass a medical health test in Denmark / Norway.

Vestas wants both male and female applicants for the positions.

Do not wait to apply since we hire continuously. Start-up by appointment.

Please apply no later than 31st August 2021.

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 136 GW of wind turbines in 84 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 117 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 29.000 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.