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Service Technician

Requisition ID:  34904

Wisbech, Wigtownshire, GB

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 a Service Technician to be based in Wisbech. 


Region NCE > SBU NCE Service > UK/IRE Area 3 - South East
The Service department is responsible for service and maintenance of the wind farms within UK. 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.
You will be required to develop a detailed knowledge of our wind turbines to enable you to perform daily maintenance and repairs 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 service technicians working throughout the region.



  • Electrical and mechanical operations - also covering installation activities, usage of our systems like Condition Monitoring / Remote Control, creating follow-up orders. You will also work with high voltage
  • 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 specifications together with component replacement (both electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic) and troubleshooting on the systems
  • Working with both technicians and supervisors in the field, whilst also having regular contact with the office-based staff
  • This role will be based around the Wisbech area looking after Vestas and Multi-Brand wind farms. There will be times where you will be needed on the wind farms in the rest of the operational area



  • Proven track record in a mechanical, electrical and/or electronics background, with good solid evidence of problem-solving and fault-finding. (an AT/CT under WTSR)
  • Formal qualification in one or more of the above and/or have served an apprenticeship
  • The ability to work at height of 100 meters and in adverse weather conditions
  • Full, clean driving license
  • Fluency in English in speaking and writing
  • A good level of computer literacy, used to software, apps and related



  • Great proven problem solving and fault-finding skills
  • You like working in a team and communicate with other parts of the organisation
  • A creative approach, being self-motivated and well organised
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, both internal and externally
  • A good understanding of, and commitment to, the highest standard of health & safety in the work environment


What we offer
We offer the chance to work in a leader in industry, with the training and development to match. Every day will be different, and it will give you a chance to work with some skilled colleagues both locally and further afield. We offer an attractive benefits package that will include private healthcare, pension scheme, 25 days annual holiday plus statutory bank holidays.
This is a new position to match the capacity management figures for the Wisbech area and to further support the expansion of the business.


Additional information

This is a Monday to Friday work schedule, you will need to be based within 40 minutes from our site.
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 20/04/2023

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.