Technical Trainer - South Africa

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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16 days ago

Region MED > SBU MED Service > MED-Training

The Technical and Safety Training Department delivers safety and technical trainings for technicians in the Vestas Service organization, customers and subcontractors. As the Technical Trainer (Instructor) (f/m/d) you perform training for Vestas Technicians, Vestas Employees, Customers and Subcontractors.


  • Prepare and conduct Technical and Safety training programs; develop and implement Technical and Safety trainings for different target groups
  • Attend meetings regularly and participate in training-related discussions
  • Maintenance of training equipment
  • Continuously enhance technical instructional delivery and presentation skills
  • Mentor other instructors in the subject matter content, and course delivery techniques for assigned technical courses
  • Ensure the quality and consistency of course content throughout a course life cycle
  • Continuously develop new competencies and knowledge on Vestas products, policies, and procedures to support training demand
  • Supports training administration by providing necessary reports for training completion.
  • Maintains personal development timelines in order to teach new courses.


  • Background in Mechanic, Electronic, Electrical or any similar related background
  • 2-5 years of experience in operations and maintenance on wind turbines or similar equipment
  • Relevant work experience in similar position, ideally from the wind energy industry
  • Good ability to plan and organize in a classroom environment to ensure course outlines and milestones are met.
  • High level of ability to verbally communicate complex concepts to a variety of people during a classroom or hands-on presentation, including assessing and checking for understanding.
  • Highly interested in conducting Technical Trainings and keen on teaching others
  • Fluent in English (C1/C2) level
  • Good MS-Office Skills
  • Driver's license Class B


  • High-quality level of accurate and effective work performance
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Flexible
  • Structured & Co-operative
  • Problem-solving
  • Highly motivated, focused, Open-minded, Effective communicator
  • Good team-oriented person

What We Offer:

We offer an exciting job opportunity, a great learning environment and opportunities for career development at a global wind turbine manufacturer. You will become part of a highly professional culturally diverse team in a constantly growing industry.

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.