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Site Supervisor - Karruso Windfarm



People & HR, Operations
Northern Cape, South Africa
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

At Vestas, we #PowerTheSolution – Can you?

Region MED > SBU MED Service > Area 1

Vestas is the energy industry's global partner for sustainable energy solutions. If you are a motivated individual with a background in electricity or mechanics and are looking for a new opportunity in the renewable energy industry, then consider this exciting new opportunity. Vestas Southern Africa currently operates and maintains 12 operational wind farms in South Africa, with a combined installed capacity of over 900MW, and is currently recruiting for a site supervisor (on site). The wind farm is located 74 km from Laingsburg, on the Northern-Western Cape border.


Delivery of services at operational level with regard to compliance with processes, quality of services, safety standards and performance

People's skills development, competencies and training are managed, including those related to safety (safety walks/talks).

Compliance with Vestas standards throughout the dedicated site and continuously implemented processes, procedures and tools

Ensure compliance with regional laws and regulations

Availability of resources to coordinate specific work requests

Day-to-day management of our collaborative staff and problem solving with the external service provider, customers and internal stakeholders

Implement processes, procedures and tools specific to the defined function

Monitoring the performance of technicians and the execution of tasks to ensure effective cost control

Approve work performed and technician timesheets

Processes technician requests for planned absence

Manage service crew composition (medium / long term)

Monitor and track site performance and continuously improve

Perform inductions for contractors

Approve working hours of the technicians and sub-contractors weekly timesheets

ED Monthly reporting/people data

Provide 1st level technical support to the technicians

Complete reports and paperwork as required by Management


• Post-Matric Engineering qualification (National higher Diploma, National Diploma, Trade Test, BTech or equivalent as a minimum),

• Minimum 3 years related work experience within wind industry.


•Ability to work effectively,

•Advanced communication skills in both oral and written English; additional local language skills are a beneficial asset,

• Ability to work efficiently with Microsoft Office software and SAP ERP.

• Willingness to travel

• Good wind turbine technical understanding,

• Driver's license.

What we offer

As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer: Medical Aid; annual leave and pension plan

Additional information

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English.

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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.