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Service Technician - New Zealand

Service Technician - NZ
Requisition ID: 29542
Location(s): Palmerston North, MWT, NZ Aokautere, MWT, NZ
Work experience: Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position: Full-Time
Job Family:
Vestas Factory

Are you interested in electricity, mechanics, and hydraulics and do you want to play an important part in keeping our wind turbines running?
Do you want to contribute to the transition towards a world powered by renewable energy?

Working as a Service Technician at Vestas is your opportunity to leverage your electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic experience while being part of the global leader 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. At Vestas, one of our core principles is safety and is integrated into all our day-to-day processes. Join us in fulfilling our vision of becoming the global leader in sustainable energy solutions.

In the service department, our focus is to provide our clients with highest quality maintenance and operational service of their wind farms throughout New Zealand.
Work location: Turitea WF and Tararua WF - Palmerston North/Manawatu Region
Please note: This is not a FIFO role and you will need to be in the region
Working hours: 8 hours/day, approximately on call once every 3-4 weeks on the weekend
Travel days: approx. 50 days/year

Work to the highest safety and environmental standards whilst ensuring that service targets are met

Carry out periodic service inspections in accordance with Vestas' specifications alongside both electrical, mechanical, and hydraulics component replacement and troubleshooting

Ensure a smooth operation of our turbines and use of our systems within condition monitoring and remote control

Maintain an efficient service vehicle and well-stocked warehouse by ordering materials, tools, and spare parts when needed
Assemble and service components according to current standards and work instructions, if necessary, making use of internal or external cranes

Electrical, mechanical, or hydraulic trade accompanied by a passion to develop your skills further within these fields
Good computer skills; experienced in handling different tools or systems to monitor work and documentation
Good English skills, both written and verbal
Valid driver's license

A significant understanding of and commitment to the highest standard of health and safety in the work environment
Ability to climb a wind turbine and perform tough physical labour at heights as well as in various weather conditions
Open to travel to other sites when required

Enjoy working in teams and communicating with numerous stakeholders; you will work closely with others in the field but also connect with the wider business
Solutions-oriented, independent, and well organized in your work

What we offer
We offer the chance to join the global leader in sustainable energy solutions, with the training and development to match. Every day will be different, and you will get to work with some of the industry’s most highly skilled and experienced colleagues both locally and across the globe.
We recognise that as well as providing you with a challenging and varied work environment, we must also provide a rewards package to match. That is why, in addition to a competitive salary, working for Vestas comes hand-in-hand with an attractive benefits package.

Additional information
If you’re passionate about our future and want to work for the world's leading wind energy solutions provider please apply. We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date Please note: All potential employees will be subject to undertake a full medical assessment and background check to be considered for this role.

Our Benefits
Join the World's Leading Wind Energy Solutions Provider
Excellent Career Development opportunities both Nationally and Globally
A workplace that embraces Diversity and Inclusion
Flexible workplace arrangements
13 weeks Paid Primary Carers Leave
3 weeks Paid Secondary Carers Leave
Employee Assistance Program

Follow link to apply:

Wind Turbine Experience :
General Electric (GE)
Ming Yang
Siemens Gamesa
Not Applicable