Grid Technical Specialist

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Opportunity to work with one of the largest renewable company in the world. Vestas has been ranked as no 1 sustainable company and continues to do so .

The position in Vestas Australia is of a Grid Specialist with technical acumen. As a Grid Specialist within the Regional Power Plant Solutions (PPS) technical function, you will be developing standardized grid compliant solutions to support generator connections across projects in the Asia-Pacific region, with a special emphasis and focus on the Australian market. Your role would also be ensuring the technical integrity and quality of the grid solutions throughout the project lifecycle from sales to service operations. The role will encompass technical management in implementing processes, competence development within the regional organization and technical leadership in building a strong Vestas grid connection brand within the renewable industry

Power Solutions > VPS Region APAC> Power Plant Solutions APAC


  • Develop standardized grid solution & design within Vestas plant /product specifications and contractual obligations.
  • Ensure technical quality during the implementation of the proposed grid solutions & design through review of key documents and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain technical-quality processes and methodologies including review procedures and checklists.
  • Development of technical expertise and competence within the regional grid team by conducting formal and informal training and also through a documented technical knowledge base.
  • Interface for internal cross functional (technical) collaboration between Vestas regional and global teams. This includes regional feedback for market specific product development and solutions.
  • Interface for external stakeholder (technical) collaboration to support Vestas in leading and supporting the wider renewable industry through active participation in technical forums and conferences.
  • Active participation and support towards regional "Must-win" and special projects.
  • Represent Vestas in relevant working groups and committees.

Qualification :

  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Electrical Power Engineering (or equivalent) including 10+ years' experience in a similar position.
  • Registered or Certified Professional Engineer (RPEng or CPEng) preferred.

Competencies :

  • Experience in leading generator grid connections through various stages of connection process- connection agreement, power-on, testing, (operational experience would be an added value).
  • Experience in power system assessment using PSS/E, PSCAD, PowerFactory simulation tools. Specifically, interpretation of the plant and WTG performance from the assessment results.
  • Knowledge in Generator and power systems modelling. Wind farm modelling using Vestas product models is highly valued.
  • Knowledge in grid performance and capabilities of Vestas WTG and plant controller is highly valued.
  • Experience in negotiation with major stakeholders, such as clients, consultants, contractors and authorities.
  • Experience in projection execution within EPC framework from a grid connection perspective is preferred.
  • Excellent technical report writing and presentation skills. Prior experience in conducting technical training and participation in technical conferences is preferred.
  • Able to multitask and prioritize daily work under an ever-growing environment.
  • Effective time management and organization skills.
  • Creative, solutions-oriented, and high degree of motivation to satisfy customer needs.
  • Highly self-motivated, structured, and service-minded work style, results-oriented, able to work with little supervision and with an international team.
  • Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing

What We Offer:

  • A strong safety culture
  • Dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • 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.

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 prior to the advertised closing

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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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 145 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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