High Voltage Lead Engineer

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Power Solutions & Vestas Quality > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Switchgear & Cables

The department is responsible of several Sub Modules, of which one specifically covers switchgear and Cables. Switchgear and Cables are designed, manufactured, and tested by qualified suppliers based on Technical Purchase Specifications and through cooperation with the Switchgear & Cables Sub-Module that is located in Portugal and India. We provide first-in-class solutions meeting system and grid requirements.


  • Design Documentation: Develop and maintain comprehensive design documentation for high voltage switchgear, ensuring accuracy, compliance with industry standards, and effective communication of technical specifications
  • Technical Expertise: Apply in-depth knowledge and experience in switchgear design to create innovative and efficient solutions. Stay abreast of industry trends, standards, and emerging technologies to enhance the design process
  • Work in projects: Coordinate with cross-functional teams to integrate design requirements and ensure effective on-time project delivery
  • Quality Assurance: Implement rigorous quality control measures to verify the accuracy and reliability of design documentation. Conduct thorough reviews and inspections to identify and address potential issues proactively


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field


  • Switchgear Expertise: Possess a solid background and proven experience in high voltage switchgear design, demonstrating a deep understanding of relevant technologies, components, and industry best practices
  • Extraverted Communication: Exhibit positive extraverted communication skills to effectively interact with suppliers, team members, and stakeholders. Provide an open and collaborative environment for advanced project execution
  • Problem-Solving: Demonstrate effective problem-solving skills, identifying challenges and proposing innovative solutions to develop and maintain high voltage switchgear effectively
  • Team Collaboration: Work seamlessly as part of a multidisciplinary team, leveraging interpersonal skills to build positive working relationships. Collaborate effectively with colleagues to achieve common goals and expectations
  • Adaptability: Exhibit adaptability to evolving project requirements, industry standards, and technological advancements. Embrace change and proactively seek continuous improvement in design processes

What We Offer

We offer a genuinely global experience in a project-oriented organization with excellent opportunities for cross-disciplinary and personal development, where emphasis is placed on the right balance between creativity, cost, and quality in all solutions. You will benefit from working at a high professional level and with a great technical commitment in a very inspiring environment. You will be directly involved and facilitate the development of a core system in a wind turbine.

Additional Information

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will review applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English.

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 173 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 www.vestas.com 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.