Service Technician - Alajärvi

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Are you interested and skilled in electricity, mechanics, and hydraulics? Are you enthusiastic about renewable energy and like a physical job in the field? As a Service Technician at Vestas, you get a job where you make a difference for a more sustainable future.

EVP NCE > SBU NCE Service > Finland
You will be part of Vestas Northern and Central Europe which is a sales business unit covering Scandinavia, Finland, Celtic, Poland, the Baltics, Germany, Benelux as well as Eastern Europe and the south part of Africa. We are responsible for the sales function, project, installation, and service of wind farms throughout these regions. Our Finnish headquarter is in Vaasa and we have warehouses in several locations across Finland.

The Service Department is responsible for service and maintenance of the wind farms within Scandinavia. Vestas Northern and Central Europe aim to be the No. 1 performing business unit within Vestas, not only in modern energy but also in employee and customer satisfaction. Right now, we are looking for a Service Technician to join our team, doing service and maintenance of the wind farms near Alajärvi. In this role, you get to work in an exciting industry in a team of highly engaged employees.

As Service Technician, you hold an important role as the frontline of our service agreements and take care of the customers’ turbines. The position requires accuracy and professionalism as the quality and personal safety of our service work are highly considered. To achieve goals in this role, we believe you possess good knowledge of electricity and mechanics as well as being service-minded. Your responsibilities will be:

  • Electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and repairs
  • Service and maintenance according to the agreement, as well as carrying out a diversity of check-ups, repairs, and replacement activities of turbine components
  • Friction-less operation of our turbines and use of our systems like condition monitoring and remote control
  • Contact with customers regarding completed and upcoming service and repairs
  • Responsibility of the service vehicle, warehouse, and order of material, tools, and spare parts
  • Daily reporting in SAP

On the professional level, we believe you have:

  • Experience or a degree within electricity, mechanics or hydraulics, and is still eager to develop your skills within these areas
  • Fluency in Finnish and good knowledge in English is required
  • Computer knowledge, as the tasks includes regular reporting and communication through various systems
  • Driving license cat. B

On the personality level we believe you have/are:

  • Motivated by teamwork, communication with other parts of the organization as well as being service-minded
  • Structured and committed
  • Motivated, as unplanned overtime can occur
  • Open to travel
  • Good physical condition and can handle heavy lifts and work on heights
  • High level of safety awareness

What we offer
Our employees are our most valuable asset. Apart from an attractive salary and benefits, such as gym vouchers and quick access to specialized health care, we invest in your development. After a thorough introduction course, we offer continuous development of your skills with our well-established education program. You get to work in a diverse team with motivated service technicians in a stimulating environment of an established fast-growing international company, where good communication and structure is the key to good results. As Vestas promotes equality, we welcome both male and female applicants.

Additional information
This role has the starting point at our warehouse in Alajärvi.

Travel is to be expected, particularly during the initial training period but also to other sites in the region.

A requirement for this position is passing an extensive health check that will be carried out during the recruitment process.

Please apply online no later than the 8th of June 2023.

In case of further questions about the position, please contact the recruiter: Joni Koistinen, at +358404864610, or the hiring manager: Toni Keisala at +358408440814.

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.