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Vestas Factory

Travelling Service Technician - Ylivieska 
FI, Ylivieska | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time 
| ID: 13241 

Are you interested and experienced in electricity, mechanics, or hydraulics? Are you looking for a new exciting opportunity in a global company and would like to be a part of a green energy transition? As a Travelling Service Technician at Vestas, you can have an exciting job and develop your career in a constantly growing organization with the latest technology.  


***This is a traveling role (16 days working across the entire Finland / 12 days of pause at home). We are open to candidates from entire Finland, from Helsinki to the northern Lapland. The role has its starting point at our warehouse in Ylivieska. Please, search on our career website for other openings of Travelling Service Technicians in Finland with various starting points and choose one that suits you best.***


You will be part of Vestas Northern and Central Europe which is a sales business unit covering Scandinavia, Finland, Celtic, Poland, the Baltics, Germany, Benelux as well as Eastern Europe and the south part of Africa. We are responsible for the sales function, project, installation, and service of wind farms throughout these regions. Our Finnish headquarter is in Vaasa and we have warehouses in several locations across Finland.


As a Travelling Service Technician, you hold an important role as the frontline of our service agreements and taking care of the customers' turbines across the region. The position requires accuracy, high mobility, and professionalism as the quality and personal safety of our service work is highly considered. To succeed in this role, we believe you possess good knowledge of electricity and/or mechanics as well as being service-minded. 
We are also open to candidates with only primary technical experience, ready to join us as semi-skilled technicians and willing to learn.


Your responsibilities will be: 
•    Electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and repairs on sites all over Finland, and other Nordic countries
•    Service and commissioning of wind turbines (check-ups, repairs, and replacement activities of turbine components)
•    Smooth operation of our turbines and use of our systems like condition monitoring and remote control 
•    Contact with customers regarding completed and upcoming service and repairs 
•    Responsibility for the service vehicle, warehouse, and order of material, tools, and spare parts 
•    Daily reporting in our reporting systems


On the professional level, we believe you have: 
•    Ability to travel 100% of the time across Finland and other Nordic countries, including working a flexible and variable work schedule
•    Experience or degree within electricity, mechanics, and/or hydraulics is a requirement. You are also eager to develop your skills within these areas 
•    Fluency in Finnish and communicative level of English is required
•    Basic computer knowledge (for reporting & communication purposes)
•    Driving license


On the personality level we believe you have/are: 
•    Having a good team spirit and being service-minded
•    Structured and independent
•    Flexible, as unplanned overtime can occur
•    Open to travel (across entire Finland and sometimes other Nordic countries)
•    Good physical condition and can handle heavy lifts and work on heights
•    High level of safety awareness


What we offer:
Our employees are our most valuable asset. Apart from a competitive salary and benefits, such as gym vouchers and quick access to specialized health care, we invest in your development. After a thorough introduction course, we offer continuous development of your skills with our well-established education program. You get to work in a diverse team with motivated service technicians in a stimulating environment of a successful fast-growing international company, where good communication and structure are the keys to good results.  As Vestas promotes equality, we welcome both male and female applicants.


Additional information:

This traveling role has its starting point at our warehouse in Ylivieska.
A requirement for this position is passing an extensive health check that will be carried out during the recruitment process. 

For additional information on the position, please contact recruiter Piotr Grudziel in Gdańsk, Poland at +48 604 054 916.

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 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 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 25.000 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.