Assistant Lead Engineer, Plant Performance

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Vestas Australia is thrilled to present a new opening in the Power Plant Solutions Department. We are seeking an Assistant Lead Engineer for Plant Performance to manage the technical facets of Wind Farms' Power and Acoustics performance. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring adherence to applicable standards, regulations, and contractual warranties.

In the role of a performance engineer, your responsibility will encompass the designated project performance scope, under the supervision of the Head of Plant Performance APAC.

You will collaborate with a team of amiable and similarly driven performance engineers to monitor and manage the plant performance across all Vestas projects within the APAC region.

Power Solutions> VPS region APAC> Power Plant Solutions APAC


  • Responsible for the plant performance aspect for the assigned projects end-to-end.
  • Preparing RFQs to engage contractors and consultants for their respective scopes.
  • Running internal analysis to validate the performance of the assets.
  • Review designs and technical reports related to the performance scope.
  • Provide technical expertise to internal & external stakeholders in relation to the performance scope.
  • Liaise with other teams and SMEs within Vestas locally and globally as needed.
  • Managing and improving the current tools and processes available and promoting such improvements globally within Vestas.


  • Relevant bachelor's degree in engineering or renewables.
  • 3+ years' experience in similar field.
  • Experience in wind and/or other renewable industries is preferred.


  • Renewables assets operation, testing or performance experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (Required).
  • Intermediate SQL skills (Preferred).
  • Basic Python skills (Desired)

Additional information:

  • All potential employees will be subject to undertaking a full medical assessment to be considered for this role.
  • Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date.

What we offer:

  • A workplace that focuses on safety.
  • An opportunity to work with the world leader in wind energy.
  • The opportunity to further develop your skills and professional development.
  • Global career progression prospects.

Our Benefits

  • Join the World's Leading Wind Energy Solutions Provider
  • Excellent Career Development opportunities both Nationally and Globally
  • A workplace that embraces Diversity and Inclusion
  • Flexible workplace arrangements
  • 13 weeks Paid Primary Carers Leave
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carers Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program

Vestas is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from those who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.


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DEIB Statement

At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.
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