Offshore Service Technician - Ijmuiden at Vestas Wind Systems

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Offshore Service Technician - Ijmuiden

Requisition ID: 28928

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

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 work in Ijmuiden. At Vestas you will have the opportunity to develop your skills together with the global presence within wind energy and contribute to a greener world.

Region NCE>SBU NCE Service>Luchterduinen

Vestas Offshore Service department is responsible for service and maintenance of the wind turbines in multiple windfarms in the Northsea within the Netherlands. 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.


  • Responsible for servicing of the wind turbines, through routine checks, repairing, maintenance of software, electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems and significant component replacement, and troubleshooting
  • Tracking the activities as identified in the short and long-term planning and escalate any potential delays in the planning timely to the service manager
  • Accurate and high quality reporting and administration within the set guidelines and timelines
  • Work schedules and ensuring employees work within the working hours regulations
  • Provide correct and the latest work instructions
  • Highlight risks and stop any unsafe working situation, in line with the safety guidelines
  • Availability of materials required for the tasks


  • Completed electrical or mechanical degree from a technical school/college/university
  • Fluent English knowledge, Dutch is advantagious
  • Ideally 2 years of experience in electrical and mechanical field
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics is a preference
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Driving license category B


  • Comfortable with working at heights and offshore
  • High level of safety awareness
  • Committed and a team-oriented person
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Interest in technic in general
  • Willing and great interest in why things are as they are, you need to be interested in why a service checklist is having all the items checked, for what reason, you should be interested in the ins and outs of all parts in a turbine

What we offer

We offer an exciting job, with a great learning environment, and opportunities for a career at a global wind turbine manufacturer.
You will become part of a highly professional environment in a growing industry. An attractive salary and benefits package is included.

Additional information

You should be living in the area of Ijmuiden, the Netherlands (maximum 50 km away) or willing to relocate.
You will be working offshore but return home every evening.
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 29/08/2022.


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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 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.

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