Site Manager Installation

Lead a team as Site Manager Installation in Manawatu-Wanganui with Vestas. Manage WTG installation activities across Australia and New Zealand.

Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand  UTC+12:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   15 days ago

About Vestas

Company Overview

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Aarhus, Denmark


Business Model

Renewable Energy - Wind Turbine Manufacturing and Services

Designs, manufactures, installs, and services wind turbines

Product sales and service agreements

Locations & Geography

Worldwide operations across continents including North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America

Company Culture

Committed to sustainable energy solutions and market leadership in renewable energy

Innovative, sustainability-focused, with emphasis on continuous improvement

Offers various career programs, internships, and training opportunities

Activities & Projects

Engaged in multiple wind energy projects worldwide, with a strong focus on both onshore and offshore turbines

Development of the V164 model, one of the most powerful turbines

Targets carbon neutrality by 2030 and zero-waste turbines by 2040

Career Opportunities

Wide range of roles in engineering, project management, and operations

Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, professional development programs, and flexible work arrangements

Contact Information

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Careers at Vestas

Vestas has an excellent opportunity for a Site Manager Installation within the construction team. There are multiple projects across Australia and New Zealand.

As a Site Manager Installation, you will work closely with the Site Manager Construction and lead a team of Supervisors. You will work on the Region 1 Installation and commissioning site and manage day-to-day Site Installation planning, leading and co-ordination of WTG installation activities. Comply with legal requirements, construction and safety codes, and other regulations.


  • Implement and manage all safety practices and protocols within Vestas's organizational standards to ensure compliance and optimal safety results with a team that demonstrates safe behaviours.
  • Achieves a culture of excellence (safety focus, structure, work discipline) and continuous improvement with the site organization to advance capability and performance in all operational areas.
  • Lead and develop a team that models Vestas values and high standards of performance.
  • Provide effective leadership that achieves a highly aligned, engaged, and motivated installation team that produces high-level results against Key Performance Indicators and Operational Objectives.
  • Manage material coordination of WTG components, required availability of tools, and subcontractor's manpower.
  • Prioritize installation sequence and liaison with the Construction Manager.
  • Work closely with all relevant stakeholders to ensure progress as per the project schedule.
  • Maintaining quality control procedures
  • Responsible for first notification of NCR and implementation of needed actions to solve issues.
  • Responsible for as-built documentation.
  • Follow-up on delivery schedules and shipping coordination, control, registration approval of arriving goods, and goods received notes.
  • Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors
  • Meet contractual conditions of performance by reviewing the work progress daily
  • Prepare internal and external reports to communicate progress
  • Plan to prevent problems and resolve any emerging challenges
  • Analyze, manage, and mitigate risks


  • Minimum 5 years in the wind industry and extensive field experience
  • Experience in providing general administrative support.
  • Advanced IT skills, e.g. MS Office, MS Project user or key user.


  • Responsible for first notification of NCR and implementation of needed actions to solve issues.
  • Manage material coordination of WTG components, required availability of tools, and subcontractor's manpower.
  • Strong understanding of the financial impact of decisions with respect to project budgets and organization objectives.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in coaching, mentoring, motivating, and developing employees to achieve a highly aligned, motivated, and engaged team.
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement and quality methodology skills.
  • Valid driver's license, passport, and ability to travel as needed to meet business objectives.

What we offer

  • This is an interesting opportunity to join a diverse and highly innovative sales team, handling a large volume of projects to develop significant growth in one of the most exciting markets for wind energy around the globe.
  • We offer an exciting job with great development opportunities in a progressive, committed, and international environment. You will have a fantastic opportunity to grow your career while contributing to future business results across the entire employee value chain. You will promote the Values, Inclusion, and Wellbeing agenda for Vestas' employees who are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

Additional information

  • All potential employees will be subject to undertaking a full medical assessment to be considered for this role.
  • Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date.

Our Benefits

  • Join the World's Leading Wind Energy Solutions Provider
  • Excellent Career Development opportunities both Nationally and Globally
  • A workplace that embraces Diversity and Inclusion
  • Flexible workplace arrangements
  • 13 weeks Paid Primary Carers Leave
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carers Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program

Vestas is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from those who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.


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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.

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About the role

May 07, 2024

Full Time


Nov 03, 2024


Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

Mid-Senior level


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