Maintenance technicians for facility maintenance of the refinery in Svappavaara
KIRUNA, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Service engineer, metallurgy
Work model On location
Application due date 19 August 2024
Are you the one?

We are looking for a committed and experienced maintenance technician for our team at plant maintenance LKAB in Svappavaara

The most important job of the future

We want to lead the transformation of our industry towards a sustainable future. And in the same way that we want to change the world, we want to develop everyone who is with us on the journey, personally and professionally. Do you want to help shape the future of the world's mining and mineral industry?

LKAB's open-pit mines are located in Svappavaara, four miles southeast of Kiruna. In these open pits, we loosen iron ore and waste rock by drilling and blasting, and then load, crush and sow the ore into a raw material for pellet production. In Svappavaara, we offer you a workplace in a family environment with strong cohesion where you can develop in your position, combined with great opportunities for outdoor life.

Your role

In the role of maintenance technician, you will be responsible for the maintenance of pellet plants and enrichment plants including associated buildings. This means, among other things, construction, facades, access roads and other structural elements.

Your everyday life as a maintenance technician

  • develop, implement maintenance plans for remedial maintenance
  • regular inspections, preventive measures for the operational safety of the facilities and maintaining efficiency
  • documentation and reporting
  • manage, coordinate emergency maintenance efforts in case of unplanned downtime or problems.

The work will take place in close collaboration with construction managers and other functions in the business to ensure effective coordination and implementation of maintenance activities. You report directly to the group manager for plant safety.

You have this with you

  • Completed upper secondary education preferably in technology, construction or equivalent
  • Experience of maintenance work in industrial or similar environments, preferably with experience in building maintenance.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Good technical understanding and problem solving skills.
  • You master the Swedish language both in speech and writing.
  • B driving license

As a person, you enjoy working in teams and have a positive attitude and willingness to learn new things and develop. You are structured, committed and meticulous. You can easily collaborate, prioritize and adapt to changing working conditions and can handle several tasks at the same time.

This is what you get

  • Motivation program that rewards success
  • Health care and study support as well as access to art association, leisure association, mountain cabins and family activities
  • Enhanced parental allowance with up to 90 percent of regular salary for up to six months (after employment for one year)
  • Help and support in case of illness or in matters of work environment, health, wellness and rehabilitation
  • Protective and terminal glasses and compensation for dental care
  • Opportunity to apply for scholarships for both you and your children
  • Possibility to join our pension and insurance program with favorable prices

Start: By agreement

Location: Svappavaara processing plant

Scope: Full-time

Other information

Welcome with your application and justification for why you are applying for this job. Due to the summer holidays, feedback may be delayed until August.

For more information about the position, please contact Group Manager Tommy Fors, tel. 0980-685 38,

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR BP Theresia Sturk tel. 010-144 40 31.

Union contact:

Unionen Norra – Sakari Alanko, 0980-725 08

Akademikerföreningen Kiruna/Svappavaara – Peter Johansson, 0980-718 79

Leaders Kiruna/Svappavaara – Ingegerd Kyrö, 0980-710 50

If you want to get an insight into what life is like for our employees in Svappavaara, click on the link below:

Svappavaara – LKAB

About LKAB

LKAB is an international mining and mineral group with northern Sweden as a base and the whole world as a workplace. We lead the way towards carbon dioxide-free production and we do it together - in an open, warm and safe work environment with technology and development in focus. We welcome challenges, innovative ideas and initiative, always with equality and diversity in focus.

Do you work at LKAB today but are interested in a new role?

Then we would like you to submit your application via our internal career page. Log in to your Workday account and go to "Jobcenter", there you can search for all available jobs and send your application.

Prior to recruitment, LKAB has taken a position on recruitment channels and marketing. We politely but firmly decline all contact from media marketers, recruitment sites and the like.