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Overall purpose of your role
Vattenfall is looking for the right person to fill the position of Troubleshooter in the Business Unit Offshore Wind, for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) O&M team.

As a Troubleshooter you will be part of a dedicated service team consisting of over 30 professionals, delivering general troubleshooting operations and daily maintenance to our HKZ windfarm (existing of 140 offshore wind turbines) . Your duties and responsibilities as Troubleshooter include fault diagnosis and trend analysis, excellent service delivery, teaching and assessing technicians on the job, providing safety and technical reports and maintain documentation.

Your profile
This role requires someone with multiple years of experience working as a technician, ideally within the wind industry and having a background and broad understanding of Electrical Engineering. In addition, knowledge of mechanics and hydraulics is desirable. You have experienced working in operations and maintenance and/or large/complex construction projects and have a problem-solving approach to reduce outages. You are very safety-conscious and always lead with the highest of safety standards towards yourself and those around you. Having experience with working in (offshore) wind farm projects in The Netherlands and high voltage experience are seen as advantageous.

Since we work across several countries, good command of the English language (both verbally and written) is important as well as excellent communication and leadership skills. Dutch language skills are preferred however not required.

You will be a competent individual who is able to work in a dynamic environment and will have the ability to work shifts at the project location in IJmuiden. This role also requires you to have some knowledge of health and safety legislations . Due to the location of the O&M base a valid driving licence is required.

What we offer you
Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other renewable activities such as solar PV and batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK.

We offer you good remuneration, a challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.

Last but not least, you will be part of the future energy transition Vattenfall is working on towards a more sustainable future.

Your work location is primarily the HKZ windfarm consisting of 140 wind turbines, operated from our O&M base in IJmuiden, the Netherlands. Some international travel to sites and other offices will be required for training . The transfer to the wind turbines is by CTV (Crew Transfer Vessel) so it is important that you live a maximum radius of 45 minutes from the O&M base in IJmuiden. Which also grants a daily commute to the windfarm and the ability to be home every evening.
Our purpose
At Vattenfall we are convinced that striving for diversity helps building a more profitable, efficient and attractive company. Therefore, we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of gender, age and ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Energy is our contribution to quality of life – day after day. With around 20,000 colleagues Vattenfall provides comprehensive electricity and heating offerings to several million customers in northern Europe. For the work ahead we need people who are fully dedicated to our customers and to a sustainable society – people like you.
More information & application procedure
Are you the specialist we are looking for and do you recognize yourself in the above? Please apply before 10 October. Applications will be handled continuously throughout the application period.

For this job we would like for you to apply with cv, but not with a motivational letter. Instead, please answer the following questions as specific as you can:
  • What do you believe is interesting about this position?
  • What do you bring to the table that makes you perfect for this job?
  • Why have you applied at Vattenfall?
  • What do you expect from Vattenfall?

You can still upload this at the “cover letter” option when you click on apply.

Still need more information about the position and the recruitment process before you apply? You are welcome to contact Mark Brandau, Corporate Recruitervia
Due to COVID-19 we adapted our application process to the current conditions. Interviews regarding this position will be conducted via video conference. Do you have any questions about the application process or how we deal with COVID-19? Please visit our FAQ list in advance.

Due to GDPR regulations, we kindly request that you only apply via our website. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.
We look forward receiving your application!

Location: IJmuiden