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High Voltage Engineer

by:  Vestas

The job offer is available for the following event:

Design Centre Porto

The High Voltage department is part of Vestas Engineering and R&D organization Vestas Power Solutions. The department is an essential contributor in making the current and future wind turbines more efficient and cost effective by developing the electrical power conversion components as transformers, switchgears and cables.



As and Engineer in High Voltage, your main activities will be:

  • Conceptual design and specification of High Voltage Equipment
  • Create requirement specification for High Voltage Transformers, Switchgears, Cables and other high voltage equipment
  • Conduct peer and technical reviews according to the design project model
  • Supplier management and review of suppliers design
  • Set targets for how to qualify components and create test verification procedures
  • Approve suppliers tests with and write test- and design verification reports
  • Approve test and validation of prototypes
  • Provide technical support to strategic purchaser in evaluating supplier performance
  • Participate in QA Audits at suppliers facilities
  • Implementation of equipment into our turbine platform



Your qualifications include:

  • B.Sc./ M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering
  • Practical experience in High Voltage equipment
  • Design experience on high voltage power systems
  • Experienced in writing design specifications and verification reports
  • Structured, open-minded, trustworthy, ambitious, communicative, self-motivated and robust
  • Good at presenting technical material to peers and management
  • Willing to travel (25-30 days/year)



We are looking for a candidate with a theoretical background e.g. from design and test of High Voltage components in order to ensure a fast introduction to this position

You confront new opportunities with positivity, creativity and a natural flair for innovation, and you thrive with varied tasks and constant changes from day to day. You will often work independently as a High Voltage expert in large-scale development projects with colleagues from construction and R&D, where you perform with significant and independent responsibility under short deadlines. You possess English skills at a good level and You are a strong networker and able to build, develop and maintain relationships in a global environment

You should believe in and comply to our values of Collaboration, Simplicity, Accountability and Passion


What We Offer

We offer a true global challenge in a project-oriented organization with excellent opportunities for cross-disciplinary and personal development, where emphasis is placed on the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions

 You will benefit from working at a high professional level and with a strong technical commitment in a very inspiring environment

You will be directly involved and drive the development of a core system in a wind turbine.