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Service Technician

Requisition ID:  24060
Location(s): 

Warrington, D, IE

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

 

Vestas Factory

Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time

Do you have a background within mechanical, electrical or hydraulics? Then we could have the right opportunity for you! 

 

Vestas Ireland > EVP NCE > SBU NCE Service 
The Service department is responsible for service and maintenance of the wind farms within UK and Ireland. The department has an open and informal culture, where teamwork and good communication is the key to our success. You will have the opportunity to work in an exciting industry and in a team of highly motivated employees. 

 

Responsibilities
Your main responsibilities will be

  • You will be required to develop a detailed knowledge of our wind turbines to enable you to perform daily maintenance and other field service-related tasks
  • Working to the highest safety and environmental standards whilst ensuring that service targets are met, you will be part of a team of technicians working throughout the region
  • Carry out periodic service inspections in accordance with Vestas's specifications 
  • Component replacement (both electrical and mechanical) and troubleshooting on the systems 
  • Working with both the other technicians and supervisors in the field, whilst also having regular contact with the office-based staff

 

Qualifications
You will have a proven history from a mechanical, electrical or hydraulics background within a similar industry.

  • You must have proven problem solving and fault-finding skills 
  • The ability to work at height and in adverse weather conditions 
  • You must hold a full, clean driving licence. 
  • Previous accreditation as an AT/CT under WTSR would be advantageous

 

Competencies
As a person, we believe you have/are:

  • Experience of team working 
  • A enthusiastic approach, being self-motivated and well organised 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, both internal and externally 
  • An significant understanding of, and commitment to, the highest standard of health & safety in the work environment 
  • A good level of computer literacy, used to software, apps and related tools

 

What we offer
Working as a Service Technician at Vestas is your opportunity to leverage your expertise within electricity, mechanics, and hydraulics while being part of one of the global leaders in sustainable energy solutions. We offer technical training programs to ensure that Vestas' Service Technicians are some of the most technically accomplished people in the industry. We take elaborate measures to keep you safe - at Vestas, we operate by a safety-first principle and working safely is a condition of employment. Every day will be different, and it will give you a chance to work with some experienced colleagues both locally and further afield. Apart from this, Vestas offers a attractive salary and benefits package.

 

Additional information
Vestas Ireland is looking for wind technicians for windfarms in the Tullamore / Portlaoise / Birr areas. Those suitable will initially work from the Thurles depot for a period before moving to a new depot being established in the area above.
Travel is expected across UK & Ireland and occasional travel across Europe.
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 12th of July 2022.
If you have specific questions about the position, please contact Andrew Spiers via phone +44 7223381540
All inquiries are treated confidentially.


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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.