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Traveling Technician - Umea

Requisition ID:  29685

Umeå, Västerbottens Län, SE

Work experience:  Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Field Operations

Vestas Factory

Are you interested in new technology and have an electrical, mechanical or hydraulics background? Do you enjoy working with your hands and bring solutions to technical problems? We are looking for Travelling Technician based in Umeå to work in Sweden/Nordic.

At Vestas you will have the opportunity to develop your skills together with the global presence within wind energy and contribute to a greener world. 


Region NCE>SBU NCE Service>Travel Techs

We are looking for committed technicians who are enthusiastic about preserving our planet through clean, renewable wind energy. As a Traveling Technician, you will be travelling to support where the need exists. It can be commissioning, maintenance or troubleshooting at wind turbines. 



  • Service and maintenance of wind turbines
  • Troubleshooting and repair of wind turbines, both mechanical and electrical
  • Commissioning of new turbines
  • Control of own inventory of spare parts and tools
  • Working primarily in Sweden but also in the Nordic region
  • Travel around the country, supporting our colleagues with service, maintenance, and commissioning, on our wind farms



  • You have a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • You Don't have to be an expert in turbine work to start, we will teach you how we operate. Of course, electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, composite skills, or heavy machinery experience is attractive
  • You have the Physical ability to climb stairs and ladders, and working while carrying materials and tools round in the turbine
  • It would be great if you have experience with the use and understanding of intermediate level power tools such as hydraulic, power torque and diagnostic tools.. (eg Flukemeter functions)
  • You hold a valid driver's license (B)



  • You have basic computer operation skills, are familiar with internet-based program navigation and have the ability to generate and interpret computer data
  • You have the ability to read, interpret, and understand drawings and schematics and attention to detail to follow safety protocols in both English and Swedish
  • You can effectively communicate with customers and collaborate with co-workers in both English and Swedish


What we offer 

Our employees are our asset. In addition to a attractive salary and benefits, such as wellness grants and quick access to specialized healthcare, we invest in your development. After a thorough introductory course, we offer continuous development of your skills with a well-established training program.

You get to work in a team with great diversity and motivated service technicians, in a stimulating environment in a fast-growing international company where good communication and structure are the key to good results. As Vestas works for a gender-equal workplace, we welcome female as well as male applicants.


Additional information

Please contact Alasdair Miller the Field Supervisor for more information about the role: Mobile: +46727137376 - Email:

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV.

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 18/02/2023.

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 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.