SCADA Specialist – Projects

Location: Denmark, Aarhus

Do you have in-depth knowledge of industrial automations and SCADA operating systems? And are you crisp and clear in your communication and documentation towards stakeholders? Then you might be the SCADA Specialist we are looking for in the department for Construction Support, SCADA Engineering at MHI Vestas Offshore.

Join our office in Aarhus
SCADA Engineering is part of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Operations and supports the organisation in selling, installing and servicing a number of SCADA systems controlling wind power plants offshore. Our customers are mainly found among large power supply companies and professional investors. You and your colleagues play a key role in securing the solidity of the SCADA systems that wind power plants rely on.

Responsibilities and tasks
The person responsible for designing, configuring and commissioning the SCADA system on the project.
The SCADA Engineer works closely with the Project Manager, Technical Project Manager and the Electrical Engineer ensuring that the SCADA system meets the requirements in the contract as well as the internal MHI Vestas standards.

  • Act as direct interface between the project and Turbines R&D for the SCADA
  • Supply SCADA and power plant system engineering, functional design
    specification, configuration and layout according to the contract.
  • Provide
    and maintain SCADA and power plant system documentation, incl. as built
  • Ensure all local grid code requirements are met, in close
    cooperation with Technical Sales Management Electrical Engineer.
  • Ensure
    approved SCADA RNSP’s are followed up.
  • Responsible for SCADA and power plant
    system upgrades and engineering.
  • Responsible for testing of SCADA and power
    plant system at the substation(s) according to the contract.
  • Responsible for
    supporting the test of WTG externals integrated into the SCADA
  • Determine and provide SCADA and power plant system user training to
    the project team, service site and customer.
  • Ensure sign-off of FAT and SAT
    with stakeholders is carried out according the overall project plan
  • Support
    to internal Costumer Management
  • Direct support to clients
  • Ad hoc tasks

Professional and personal qualifications
We are looking for a person with a theoretical background within database maintenance, industrial network administration or control and automation systems. You need to have experience from the energy sector or a similar industry and a minimum of 3 years’ experience within SCADA engineering – preferably combined with VESTAS SCADA technology. You also need to have a solid basis within installation and maintenance of automation systems, and knowledge of the wind turbine industry is an advantage. We expect in-depth knowledge of industrial automations, PLC hardware, network structure, SCADA systems and communication interfaces. The ideal candidate is familiar with working in an international environment and is able to understand and respect cultural differences. You have user experience with the Microsoft Office package and preferably Dynamics.

On a more personal note, you are a teamplayer with an open and service-minded attitude. You have the energy and drive for performance, and you stay calm in a hectic workday. You are analytical and result- oriented, and you have a structured and systematic approach to your work. You motivate others by being a good example, and you are able to act proactively and work independently. You have a global mind-set and are an experienced communicator who thrives on working across different cultures and organisational levels. Consequently, you have excellent English skills, both in writing and speech.

What we offer
In this job, you will join a team of skilled and committed colleagues who are all enthusiastic about wind energy. In MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, we offer our employees a good working environment where openness, passion and willpower are daily ingredients. You get the opportunity to work in an international environment with flexible working conditions and a great deal of freedom with responsibility.

Expected travelling days: 70 – 80 days a year.

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please send your application and CV as soon as possible using the link on this page. All inquiries are treated confidentially.

For additional information regarding the position, please contact Director, Construction Support Peter Broberg on +45 5083 4461-

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is a joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems A/S established in April 2014.  Our vision is to be a leading player in the offshore industry by remaining customer-focused and setting new standards for industry collaboration. We aim to lead growth and co-develop offshore wind as a financially viable and sustainable energy source to benefit future generations. Furthermore, we intend to create a pleasant workplace with challenging development opportunities, flexibility and joint responsibility. We are an international organisation totalling more than 500 employees. Our headquarters are in Aarhus, Denmark, and we have offices in the UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Sweden. For more information go to


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