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Part of the Technical Support Team of the Installation and Commissioning Team, primarily responsible for maintaining WTSR(Wind Turbine Safety Rules) standards and helping enforce Safe System of Work practices within the offshore windfarms to ensure personnel safety is kept as the highest priority. Ensure that all wind turbine operations adhere to the safety rules and regulations set by industry and regulatory bodies, develop and implement safety rules, procedures and work instructions for wind turbine operations and monitor adherence to those rules.


  • Develop and implement safety rules and procedures for wind turbine operations.

  • Ensure compliance with industry and regulatory safety rules and regulations.

  • Create, review, and approve safety documentation for wind turbine operations.

  • Provide safety training and education for wind turbine personnel.

  • Investigate safety incidents and accidents and develop corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence.

  • Maintain records of safety incidents, audits, and corrective actions.

  • Keep up to date with industry and regulatory safety rules and regulations.

  • Collaborate with engineering, maintenance personnel, and operations personnel to ensure safety rules are effectively implemented.

  • Support the implementation and maintenance of the Safe Systems of Work (SSoW) and Electrical Safety standards for Service sites and the installation and commissioning phase ensuring a safe and controlled environment on Offshore wind farms sites in the area

  • Follow, understand and advise on local procedures on Control of Hazardous Energy / Electrical Safety standards, particularly to areas where alternative safe systems / methods of work may be applied.

  • Support in new procedure implementation and that all personnel are properly trained/inducted in their use and application as defined by their roles and levels of responsibilities/authorisation.

  • Support all documentation and record keeping associated with the Control of Hazardous Energy / Electrical Safety program. This includes the main responsibility for creating, reviewing and approving of procedures in line with Vestas management instructions. This also includes the review and approval of Method Statements, Work Instructions and Risk Assessments.

  • Provide technical support to Site Management and technicians onshore as well as offshore, into mechanical / electrical related safety and operations issues


  • Minimum 5 years experienced with Bachelor degree of Mechanical/Electrical Engineering.

  • 3 working offshore as technical advisor,

  • Background on crane certification and lifting appliance certification.

  • Knowledge of EN 50110-1 Operation of Electrical Installations / EAWR and other Standards applicable for the region of employment

  • Ideally relevant previous wind industry technical & operational experience working with VWS or MVOW Wind Turbines

  • Several years experience with LOTO/WTSR/HV Rules

  • Good knowledge of WTSR, HV Safety Rules, similar Safe Systems of Work, supporting procedures and documentation

  • Proficient Microsoft Office user

  • Good communication and presentation skills in English

  • Relevant technical qualification

  • Proven experience in a safety engineering role in the wind turbine industry.

  • Good knowledge of industry and regulatory safety rules and regulations.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to analyse data and make sound safety recommendations.

  • Experience with safety auditing and inspection processes.

  • Good problem-solving skills and the ability to develop effective corrective actions.

  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team.

  • Willingness to travel to wind turbine sites for safety inspections and audits.


  • Teamwork

  • Interpersonal skills and a development-oriented mind-set

  • A structured, systematic approach to problem solving

  • Good communication and presentation skills in English

  • Professional ability to work cross functionally

  • A team member, who can influence and guide others in a positive manner

  • Able to prioritize and organize

  • Concise, systematic, detail oriented and committed

  • Compassion, collaboration and simplicity

What We Offer

Vestas provides an open, respectful global culture, an attractive compensation package, and long-term career development. We offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and desire.

Additional Benefit

  • National Statutory Insurance Program

  • Group Insurance for Employee and Dependents

  • Annual merit review

  • Leave (Additional annual leave, paid sick/ medical leave (provide regular pay for first 15 days of sick leave), additional maternity leave (120 days), additional pregnancy checkups accompaniment leave and paternity leave to statutory (10 days), menstruation leave)

  • New employee medical examination/Annual medical examination

  • Company laptop and mobile phone

  • Flexible working schedule and remote work

  • Variety of employee activities

  • Unlimited coffee and snacks in variety

  • Diverse and open work environment

  • Highly value career development of employees, support internal transfer and promotion

Additional Information

We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before the 18th of Nov. 2023.

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 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.