2 job(s) at Vestas

Vestas Brighton, Colorado, United States
May 15, 2017
Full time
Are you looking for a new opportunity within a growing industry?  Do you have extensive HSE experience and are looking for the challenge of supporting a fast-paced factory environment?  Then we are looking for your skills at Vestas, the leader in Wind Power.  HSE Blades The HSE Specialist, as part of the factory HSE team, is the point of contact for factory operations.  Assists Factory Supervision and Management Teams in the administration of the Vestas HSE Management System.  Conducts inspections, assists in investigations, and reviews of working conditions and behaviors to ensure compliance with occupational safety, health and environmental regulations that support the manufacturing of carbon composite turbine blades for ongoing and new operations.  Responsibilities Plan, develop and implement safety and health standards, criteria and guidelines, such as those issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and Vestas Corporate applicable regulations. Monitors the factory’s compliance level and recommend action for identified at-risk situations Plan, develop and deliver HSE Training curriculum using standard computer presentation programs, to train team members, supervisors, and managers in factory and corporate Vestas HSE practices Leads HSE Management System review and input to process hazard assessments and change management of policy, procedures, machines, and equipment for injury prevention Conducts routine task and non-standard work-based Risk Assessments of job activities to objectively identify hazards to determine use of hierarchy for hazard controls Inspects organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented  Performs industrial hygiene and ergonomic surveys.  Documents findings according to accepted procedures. Uses and maintains HSE related instrumentation, including calibration records. Ensures routine Inspections fire suppression equipment, emergency lighting, emergency shower and eyewash units, first-aid supplies, and any other applicable Life Safety device Routinely conducts/compiles HSE audits and inspections within applicable factory and other locations as requested for internal auditing assistance Delivers respiratory protection care, maintenance, and use program training as applicable Assists with investigative causes of injuries, accidents, incidents and near misses to identify preventive safety measures for incorporation into the safety program.  Maintains programs and record keeping systems that track and evaluate Legal, ISO, OHSAS and Vestas Corporate compliance to established standards Review, edit and implement Internal Procedure documents pertaining to identified physical, behavioral, and legal risks and operational controls Maintains HSE files and records for internal and external auditing compliance  Reports HSE data in weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports Compiles and submits agency reports required by regulatory agencies Maintenance of the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) files locally and via the Vestas 3E MSDS Database Lead factory compliance for state and federal regulations for handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials and waste. Liaison with approved waste transporters and recyclers Performs all required duties in relation to the identification, inspection and management of the waste disposal program. Assists in identifying waste streams, implementation of labeling of waste containers, and obtains labels Performs training in the Recycling and Hazardous Waste Contingency plans to affected workers. Arranges for disposal of liquid and solid wastes; maintains State-required records Act as Safety Coordinator/ Liaison for Hazardous Materials and Waste, Spill, and Emergency Response / Contingency Plan. Ability to act accordingly to initiate appropriate response to hazardous situations  Assist and monitor the administration of workers' compensation program, including working with the insurance carrier to reduce team member lost time and tracking for OSHA recordkeeping purposes Other duties as assigned Qualifications Preferred Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; in Occupational Safety & Health or Industrial Safety, or similar perspective or 7 years of direct experience with training/certifications; or equivalent combination of education and experience   Experience with Workers Compensation, HSE, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 program management, Industrial Hygiene principles and equipment  Familiarity with Behavioral Safety Principles and execution In depth knowledge of Root Cause Analysis methodologies Competencies Natural ability to lead co-workers Personal desire to promote a positive culture for health, safety, and environmental responsibility  Impact:  Affect preservation of life and property and reputation in regards to Injury, Incident, and Near Miss frequency reduction and improvements that create a leaner manufacturing while minimizing/ eliminating any potential impact that a customer may experience. Communication: High-level verbal and written communication skills required within company, QSE team, stakeholders, in all levels of the organization, which may be located in different time zones and countries across the global company footprint Innovation: Analysis, evaluation leading to continuous improvement, new processes/techniques or knowledge development. Supervisory Responsibilities: One to two direct reports of HSE Professionals, Coordinators, or Technician level.  Provide subject matter development strategy and conduct periodic performance feedback for continuous improvement and or development opportunities. What we offer As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry.  Among the many amenities we offer: fully funded healthcare; dental; vision; vacation and sick time; generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.  To Apply : Click Apply Now and search Job Number 170001E2 Remember to say you found this opportunity at
Vestas Hartland, MN, United States
Apr 13, 2017
Description Are you working in a position that involves direct, hands-on mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical experience? Or have you worked with the maintenance and service of wind turbines? Vestas has opportunities in our service technician group for you to further expand these capabilities in the wind industry.  As a Service Technician at Vestas, the global leader in wind energy, you are part of the biggest team of service technicians in the world, servicing the biggest fleet of wind turbines. Service Technician I Vestas American Wind Technology, Inc., Service   The Service Technician role is to maintain and troubleshoot complex hydraulic and electrical controls circuits to maintain a wind turbine.  The customer relies on our safe work practices, technical acumen, teamwork, leadership and fiscal stewardship to maintain the turbines in their best condition to generate power at the lowest overall cost.   Responsibilities Closely adheres to all safety standards and procedures. Identifies risks and gaps in safety execution in the operational environment and either stops work / escalates or implements defined and appropriate mitigation methods with appropriate oversight.  Demonstrates risk-averse safety behavior at all times.  Provides recommendations to higher level technical staff and management regarding everything safety.  Encourages and recognizes others completing safe acts and intervenes when unsafe acts are practiced. Demonstrates integrity, strong initiative, work ethic, as well as a focus on safety and quality of work on a continuous basis. Performs basic level wind turbine service and/or installation tasks as assigned. This includes introductory operation and use of tools and basic turbine equipment. Documents tasks where required and enters data into the company information system (e.g. SAP). Effectively gathers information regarding equipment (e.g. turbine) status. Seeks assistance when encountering turbine issues outside trained skill level to ensure success in execution. Follows defined instructions and maintenance schedules, executing plans as directed and performs according to reasonably detailed written and verbal instructions. Effectively contributes to a strong team environment through assisting team mates in accomplishing mutual goals, supporting and promoting team spirit and cooperation. Proactively looks for improvement opportunities to job related processes and procedures and communicates through appropriate channels. Interfaces with customer at a minimal level; may respond to some basic customer inquiries and will refer most customer inquiries to higher level technical staff or manager. Demonstrates strong customer focus at all times. This role will require travel, working overtime, including working a flexible and variable work schedule as needed to meet business objectives. Perform other tasks as assigned. Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum one (1) year’s experience working with hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and/or composite skills OR in absence of experience, a certificate of completion from an accepted Wind Technician program of equivalent scope. Ability to demonstrate basic industrial safety practices / protocols including LOTO and Test-Verify-Test. Experience using basic power and hydraulic tools.  Valid Driver’s License and ability to obtain a Passport. Strong attention to detail and ability to follow directions with precise execution. Good interpersonal and customer relation skills. Able to effectively collaborate with employees at all professional levels and ability to respectfully follow supervision. Basic computer operation skills and familiarity with internet based program navigation. Ability to read, interpret and understand basic drawings and schematics. Competencies Ability to read, comprehend and write in English. Ability to climb stairs and ladders 60-125 meters in height. Ability to lift, push, pull, carry items up to 50 lbs in weight. Ability to stand, stoop, kneel, and bend for prolonged periods of time. Ability to grip and manually manipulate, often with repetitive motion, items such as, but not limited to, hand tools, turbine parts. Comfort working in confined spaces and at heights over 100 meters. Ability to successfully participate in all training courses, including high-angle rescue and training. Periodic walking. Ability to hear and use close range radios. Strong field of vision including visual depth perception and ability to distinguish colors. Able to work in demanding physical and inclement weather conditions. Comfort working remotely in a Turbine as part of a team with limited supervisory interaction. Ability to work in a respirator, including passing a respirator medical evaluation and fit test (required to be clean shaven) as some assignments may require respirator use.    What we offer As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer: fully funded healthcare; dental; vision; vacation and sick time; generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.   It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department. About Vestas Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on wind power solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 82 GW of wind turbines in 76 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 71 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 21,800 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future. We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social medial channels. To Apply : Click Apply Now and search job number  1700014O Remember to say you found this opportunity at