Do you want to shape the future?
 
Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest electricity generators and heat producers. Vattenfall operates in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our strategy is to reduce emissions from power generation with a road map to achieving climate neutrality by 2050.
 
Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities like Solar and Batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation and solar and batteries installations in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK.
 
We are now looking for the right person to fill the position of D3 First Line O&M Support Engineer in BA Wind.

As a First Line Support Engineer you are the ‘spider in the web’, the central point of all technical requests related to our wind turbine onshore/ offshore fleet (more specific Platforms: Siemens D3, Siemens G4, Siemens D8, Siemens D10, MVOW V164 and/or Nordex Delta). Vattenfall’s Wind Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Strategy assumes taking full control over the O&M process for these platforms, which requires a strong internal organisation and central support. The approach should ultimately lead to minimise O&M downtime for the particular platforms without compromising the life time of the asset. The O&M Strategy has recently been adopted and is part of a larger improvement program. It is expected that the person recruited into the First Line Support Engineer will be part of the Platform Management Team.
Main tasks & responsibilities (not limited to)

Knows all the ‘ins and outs’ of the different turbine platforms from the technical side (more specific Platform: Siemens D3)
Receive and effectively evaluate technical requests (issues (incl. troubleshooting ones or opportunities) to ensure accurate assessment and best resolution, for each situation, is provided to the different stakeholders.
Identify from those individual requests the ones that could be a potential platform issue and investigate together with the different sites current status.
Prioritise those technical requests in relation to all open items on the whole Vattenfall fleet to ensure immediate actions are taken. Distribute those requests to other departments if required.
Prepare, Review and Update on Standard Work Packages (Alarm codes, Documentation incl. checklists, spare parts, tools, etc…).
Provide constantly feedback to the Employer Requirements for future projects.
Create, control and maintain reset alarm guides to be used by our surveillance colleagues
Create, control and maintain technical documentation requirements for the O&M lifetime of the asset
Create, coordinate and maintain internal expert operational groups for the different Platforms where technical knowledge is shared and captured.
Create, lead and coordinate meetings with the corresponding OEM about the outstanding platform issues.
Lead and coordinate all communication related to technical requests with the OEM during the Post DNP support agreement.
 
Your profile:
 
A technical background with a qualification in electrical and/or mechanical discipline is required or qualified by experience (minimum of 4 – 5 years)
* Previous experience in troubleshooting background is a plus.
* Knowledge of one or more technical turbine platform(s) Siemens D3, Siemens G4, Siemens D8 Siemens D10, MVOW V164 and/or Nordex Delta is preferred, but not a must-have.
 
Work experience in the wind industry, including technical knowledge of wind farms is desirable but not essential.
SAP Plant Maintenance is a plus.
Fluent use of standard office software and use of standard portal based systems.
High energy level, responsible and structured person that delivers with high quality and seeks for improvements. Practical approach, hands-on, open minded and eager to learn new things. Can extract core content from complex and diverse information and present it in a simple way.
Capable of working independently and as a team member in a cohesive and participative manner. Reach out to others on time, escalate when required.
Ability to manage high pressure situations and to make effective use of time to ensure completion of tasks is a must.
A good command of English, spoken and written is a must. Together with strong communication skills and confidence in dealing with numerous stakeholders
Ability to work in an Intercultural, dynamic, international, multidisciplinary environment.
A flexible attitude with regards to tasks, hours and travelling as/when necessary.
You have to be fiscally fit to pass the medical exam and not be afraid of heights to visit the turbines.
 
More information:
 
for more information, you are welcome to contact Tamara van Amersfoort: tamara.vanamersfoort@vattenfall.com
Please send us your application, only via our jobsite, before January 27th 2021.