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SCADA Technician - South Africa



Eastern Cape, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

Regional Support is responsible for overviewing, implementing and managing SCADA systems. The department collaborates with internal stakeholders and Vestas clients within Vestas MED. It's part of the Regional Service Department; it provides state-of-the-art leading technology in monitoring, control and data acquisition systems for the wind technology which covers and provides any SCADA related support to the Construction and Service Departments.


Level 1 support for SCADA and IT systems in windfarms
Platform troubleshooting, server hardware and software
Provide remote support to service technicians in on site operations
Provide and keep updated internal ticketing tools
Technical Documentation
Programming PLC. (Rockwell)


Technical education in IT , Electronics or similar
Experience in server operating systems, Linux and SQL servers
Experience in VMware
Knowledge and experience of networking and their configuration.
PLC programing and communication protocols (IEC,104, IEC101, MODBUS, DNP, OPC) is a plus
Comprehensive English skills, both verbal and written
Valid driver's license


Highly structured and well organised
Proactive and result oriented
Comfortable with working in a high paced and highly dynamic environment
Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
Team working oriented
Good communication skills
High attention to detail and a solid commitment to Quality
High level of English spoken and written

What We Offer:

You will join a wide well-experienced team directly in contact with the leading technology in Wind Power Control and data analysis systems.

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 173 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.
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