Engineer, Power Performance

Århus N, Midtjylland
07 Nov 2018
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to set the agenda of tomorrow within Power Performance testing? Would it motivate you to be a part of a young, highly educated team that works with the newest technologies? We are the front runners!

So, if you master Power Performance and are motivated by conducting field measurements and analyzing data, then you might be the right candidate for the position as Power Performance Test Engineer.

Industrialisation > Test & Validation > Turbine Validation
The Turbine Validation department is responsible for field-testing of Vestas turbines and technologies. As a part of Vestas Power Solutions, you will work with test and validation of the most advanced technologies using newest testing methods. We test the newest turbines that will secure Vestas' success in the future.

The department are project oriented and we work in teams of 4-5 members. We are characterized by being a young and international department that has a high level of education and strong focus on the development of standards.

The primary responsibility is to plan, execute and report on power performance measurements. The right candidate can overview the whole validation process in a complex test environment and understands both the wind turbine and effects of the site and wind and measured data.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Wind measurements including Data analysis and reporting of power performance from wind turbines
  • Present and advise design owners on power performance and design evaluations
  • Handling contracts for external test institutes
  • Participate in development of power performance tools platform
  • Analysis of test data in general from other test areas than power performance

We believe that you need the following qualifications to get success in the job:

  • A master's degree in wind energy, electronics or mechanical engineering
  • Experience with wind fields measurements and power performance analysis
  • Experience with wind measurements using met mast or nacelle or ground based instruments e.g. lidars or sonics
  • Have a driver's license

Do you master the following competencies? Then you will be able to create value from day one:

  • Programming skills in Matlab
  • Understanding of the full measurements chain; sensors and data collection and processing
  • Familiar with IEC 61400-12
  • Structured, trustworthy and communicative
  • Focus on the bigger picture and a problem-solving approach to challenges
  • Fluent in English

What we offer
We offer a position in a highly committed and multi-cultural team where professional and personal development is in focus. In Vestas we wish to challenge and develop our employees.

You will have the chance to work with the state of the art technologies and help the make the world a better place for the next generations.

Additional information
Primary work location is Århus, Denmark.

For additional information on the position, please contact Director, Turbine Validation, Jesper Aagaard at 45 2256 7555

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 94 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 79 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 24,300 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 media channels.

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