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Vestas Authorising Engineer

Deutsche Windtechnik is Germany’s largest Independent Service Provider offering a comprehensive service package for Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) from one single source. With more than 4,000 WTGs under contract and more than 1,300 employees operating in several European countries, Deutsche Windtechnik sets the bar for Independent Service Provider services in the European wind energy sector.

What makes us stand out from other service companies? We offer everything from A to Z and match that with a passion for all technical services related to wind power. The objective of our engineers and technicians is to individually increase efficiency and to keep availability high at all times. It is our objective to achieve the best-possible technical operation for our client’s systems and in turn offering cost-effective solutions.

We do everything possible to keep the wind turbines up and running and improve their performance, for the long term. In 2015, Deutsche Windtechnik entered the UK market and now has well over 300 WTG’s/400MW under Service & Maintenance contracts, our aim being to expand further into both onshore and offshore markets. Deutsche Windtechnik Ltd‘s head office is located in Edinburgh.

You will work closely with all departments in the UK and other group companies to ensure we are providing a level of service expected from a market leader. Although the majority of your time will be spent working in the UK you may be expected to spend some periods working with colleagues in Germany and in other Deutsche Windtechnik group countries.


Livingston, Scotland

Deine Aufgaben

  • Recent experience of working as an Authorising Engineer is essential (Vestas technology)
  • Preparing, co-ordinating and securing the completion of all related paperwork
  • Take ownership/create all relevant documentation under Wind Turbine Safety Rules
  • Be part of a dedicated technical safety team providing WTSR support and advice
  • Deliver support to all field technicians which will also include being part of authorisation panels
  • Close interaction with Planner/Coordinator to coordinate activities on site
  • Fulfilment of project requirements in regards to program, specification, health and safety procedures.  Also analyse fault trends and suggest and prepare retrofit campaigns
  • Fault-finding and support of complex repair processes with Technical Lead and other support resources.
  • Also responsible for the creation of safety documentation, including AWP's and RAMS.

Dein Profil

  • Higher education or Bachelor degree in a relevant subject
  • At least 3 years experiences of technical product experience (Vestas)
  • A good knowledge of system design expanding technical knowledge
  • Strong health and safety knowledge and awareness
  • In depth understanding of WTSR



The following attributes are required in all candidates:

  • Expert knowledge of wind turbine safety procedure’s demonstrated by qualification or with relevant experience
  • Apply a systematic approach to the solution of problems based on engineering design principles
  • Prioritise issues and proactively organise work to identify the most appropriate solutions when faced with conflicting demands
  • Deliver on a demanding work portfolio driven through personal motivation, professionalism and a disciplined approach to accountable behaviours
  • Achieve results with a flexible approach and a positive attitude to work
  • Focus on detail when needed, as well as maintaining a bigger-picture overview
  • Clear and effective communications, underpinned by effective networks and stakeholder-management

Das bieten wir

  • A varied position in a dynamic company environment with many possibilities for personal and professional development
  • Performance-related salary
  • Enjoyment at work in an interesting and forward-looking industry
  • Incentives, like for example company events

Have we sparked your interest?

If so, we would like to get to know you!

For your application at Deutsche Windtechnik we provide you with our application platform.

Here you can enter your data and upload your application files quickly and straightforwardly. You reach the online application form by clicking on the button “Apply Now”. For the application process please keep the following documents ready: Motivational letter, CV and further documents.

We are looking forward to your application and wish you lots of success!

Deutsche Windtechnik Ltd.

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