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Tumbler Ridge

Friday, November 17, 2017

 

Date Posted:

November 17, 2017-Until Filled

Job Order #
tr33
Full/Part-time:

Fulltime

Employer/Location:

Vestas American Wind Technology Inc
Tumbler Ridge, BC

Job Title:

Service Technician I

Starting Date:

ASAP

Wages:

As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer: fully funded healthcare; dental; vision; vacation and sick time; generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.

Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum one (1) years’ experience working with hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and/or composite skills OR in absence of experience, a certificate of completion from an accepted Wind Technician program of equivalent scope.
  • Ability to demonstrate basic industrial safety practices / protocols including LOTO and Test-Verify-Test.
  • Experience using basic power and hydraulic tools.
  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to obtain a Passport.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow directions with precise execution.
  • Good interpersonal and customer relation skills.
  • Able to effectively collaborate with employees at all professional levels and ability to respectfully follow supervision.
  • Basic computer operation skills and familiarity with internet based program navigation.
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand basic drawings and schematics.
Duties:

The Service Technician role is to maintain and troubleshoot complex hydraulic and electrical controls circuits to maintain a wind turbine. The customer relies on our safe work practices, technical acumen, teamwork, leadership and fiscal stewardship to maintain the turbines in their best condition to generate power at the lowest overall cost.

How to Apply:
Apply online at https://www.vestas.com/en/career .

Competition Number: 170003ZT

Closing Date:

Until Filled

 

Date Posted:

November 17, 2017-Until Filled

Job Order #
tr34
Full/Part-time:

Fulltime

Employer/Location:

Vestas American Wind Technology Inc
Tumbler Ridge, BC

Job Title:

Site Supervisor

Starting Date:

ASAP

Wages:

As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer: fully funded healthcare; dental; vision; vacation and sick time; generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.

Qualifications:
  • Associates degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with wind turbines.
  • 1-2 years of experience as project manager, project lead, or other management experience, preferably in a related service, industrial or manufacturing setting. Demonstrated ability to lead day to day operations with an hourly workforce.
  • Two or more years direct supervisory experience.
  • Proven high standards and values.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability in coaching, mentoring, motivating and developing employees to achieve a highly aligned, motivated and engaged team. Effective change and conflict management. Proven decision making ability with balanced risk taking.
  • Knowledge and experience with effective safety programs, practices and procedures.
  • Highly self-driven, accountability and ownership. Functions effectively under pressure in environments of rapid change and conflicting demands. Enjoys multi-tasking.
  • Continuous improvement and quality methodology skills. Effective issue resolution and structured problem solving.
  • Technical background, hydraulic or rotating heavy equipment preferred; knowledge of technical drawings and schematics preferred. Ability to understand and utilize technical language.
  • Experience scheduling, administering and managing projects to achieve successful outcome.
  • Excellent English communications skills (verbal, active listening, written, meeting management, presentation).
  • Valid Driver’s License, passport and ability to travel as needed to meet business objectives.
  • Strong PC computer skills (MS Office) required, SAP knowledge highly preferred. MS Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, climb stairs, hearing ability to use close range radios, visual acuity including depth perception, field of vision and the ability to distinguish between colors, ability to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl as needed, as well as hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to climb ladders to heights of 60 to 100 meters and supervise work in confined space environments.
  • Certifications required before hire are AED/CPR/First-Aid (must be instructor led), OSHA 10 (General Industry) and NFPA 70E (User’s guide to Electrical PPE).
Duties:

The Service business unit is the owner for the after turbine sales business. Service operates, maintains, and executes all service contracts, T&M work, modified scope contracts, and CIM for various customer assets across North America. Service interfaces directly with operational counterparts within customer organizations maximizing turbine operation and performance.

At this particular site in Tumbler Ridge, BC, there are 79 -V90/100 2MW wind turbines with approximately 8 service technicians supporting the site.

How to Apply:
Apply online at https://www.vestas.com/en/career .

Competition Number: 170003V5

Closing Date:

Until Filled