Service Technician (f/m) – Vredenburg

Posted on :

21 Jun, 2016

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Driving Jobs in South Africa, Technician Jobs in South Africa

Are you a professional engineer looking for a challenging job that will let you keep developing your skills? If you are interested in working in the renewable energy sector join Vestas, the global leader in wind energy!

Service Technician (f/m) – Vredenburg Wind Farm

Service Department South Africa

The Service Department is responsible for the smooth running of our customer’s wind farms, ensuring the highest levels of performance from each turbine for its entire lifespan. It works to ensure that the turbines are operational to their maximum capacity, delivering the best possible energy yield for customers. According to this, the team is the key to maintain a long-term customer loyalty.

The Service Technician utilizes skills and training to perform maintenance work on assigned wind turbines. The Technician will follow specific schedules and procedures including safety protocol, turbine service and/or installation processes, and other direct and detailed verbal and written instruction.

Reporting To The Service Supervisor, The Key Tasks Are To

  • Ensure Vestas health and safety procedures and quality requirements are followed
  • Carry out preventive and corrective maintenance tasks
  • Maintain Vestas wind turbines at customer wind farms throughout the region
  • Monitor WTG performance
  • Report turbine conditions and collect turbine data for research analysis
  • Liaise professionally and effectively with customers where needed


  • 2 years technical degree in Electric or Mechanic OR a technical education preferably in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering
  • Several years’ experience working in a similar position, such as in the electricity or maintenance industry
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand basic drawings and schematics
  • The ability to work at heights and in challenging weather conditions


  • Good IT skills in Microsoft Office, as well as software skills for data collection and reporting
  • Good understanding of written and spoken English
  • Valid Driver’s License

What We Offer

We offer you a job in a global organisation with excellent opportunities for cross cultural and personal development. Emphasis is placed on the balance between meeting demanding deadlines and developing high quality innovative solutions to the business.

You will join a team working at a high professional level in a high pace environment and with a high level of commitment.

Additional Information

The position will be based at Vredenburg Wind Farm (Western Cape) area in South Africa.


By joining Vestas, you join the only global energy company dedicated 100% to wind energy. Together with our customers, we have installed more than 51.000 turbines in over 70 countries, and we remain committed to increase that number via our superior, cost-effective wind technologies, products and services.

Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 60 GW of installed wind turbines or around 19% of total global capacity.

Every day, everyone at Vestas works to make Vestas the undisputed global wind leader and the world’s energy mix more sustainable – join us, and be part of ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.


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