Quality Control Techncian
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
3d ago
source : Oil & Gas Job Search

If you are a motivated Quality Control Technician looking for a new opportunity within the renewable industry, then consider this exciting new opportunity.

Vestas is the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe.

Service Department South Africa >

Currently operates and services 8 wind farms throughout South Africa. A fleet of over 236 turbines, producing over 500 M / W.

The department is expanding with 4 new wind farms expected to be in production by late 2021, taking the combined output to over 900 M / W.

The department currently consists of just over 45 staff members


  • Create Quality plan across all work structures for all windfarms in SA (Turbine, EBop and CBoP).
  • Report to Service and Area manager on weekly basis.
  • Create , coordinate and implement quality improvement plans.
  • Engage with customers on quality inspections
  • Qualification

  • 5 + years experience of working in turbines.
  • Tertiary Electrical or Mechanical qualifications.
  • Ideally trade tested
  • Competencies

    Closely adhere to all safety standards and procedures. Act as a safety role model, encourage and recognize others completing safe acts, and intervene when unsafe acts are being practiced.

    Identify gaps in safety standards and safety risks in the operational environment, implement effective risk mitigation, and provide recommendations to higher level technical staff and management

  • Demonstrate and promote integrity, solid initiative, a no-compromise focus on safety, and quality of work on a continuous basis and may assist with or perform basic quality audits of less qualified staff
  • Perform intermediate level wind turbine maintenance and installation tasks as assigned, such as proficient operation and use of tools (including but not limited to specialized calibration, hydraulic, power tools) and basic turbine equipment.
  • Document tasks where required and enters data into company system (e.g. SAP)

  • Effectively gather information regarding turbine performance / issues. May diagnose, recommend, and implement solutions up to intermediate routine issues.
  • Seek assistance when encountering turbine issues outside trained skill level to ensure completed project in resolution.

  • Follow basic structured problem-solving process to complete troubleshooting and diagnostic tasks to include the use of diagnostic tools (e.
  • g. basic fluke meter functions, hydraulic pressure gauge) and with no supervision initiate and perform most work tasks, as well as follow defined instructions and maintenance schedules, completing plans as directed, and perform according to written and verbal instruction from higher level technical staff

  • Effectively promote good team environment by assisting teammates in accomplishing goals and mentoring lower level technical staff.
  • Visibly support and promote change initiatives and team spirit and coordination as well as effectively look for improvement opportunities to job appropriate processes and procedures and communicate through appropriate channels or implement improvements using the appropriate control management protocol

  • Interface with customer and may respond to customer inquiries. Refer complex customer inquiries to higher level technical staff or manager.
  • Demonstrate professional customer focus at all times

    What we offer

  • As a member of the Vesta s team, we offer one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer : Medical Aid;
  • annual leave and a pension plan

    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 105 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

    Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 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 24,500 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 and following us on our social media channels.

    Recommended Skills

    Installations (Manual / Mechanical)TurbinesDiagnostic ToolsManagementCoordinatingScheduling

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