Mechanic for Svappavaara crusher and sleeper
Kiruna, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Maintenance mechanic
Work model On location
Application due date 15 August 2024
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We are looking for someone who is a trained mechanic or has experience in mechanics and wants to work in our outdoor sleeping facility.

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
The sovringsverket in Svappavaara opencast mine is an outdoor crushing plant that sows the material from the Leveäniemi mine . We have a strong community and short contact routes, which means that you get support from solution-oriented colleagues and have close cooperation with other professional groups.

As a mechanic, you become part of our whole and contribute to keeping our high-tech mining and mineral group afloat. It requires that you work in an organized manner and with a strong focus on safety. You develop products, construct and deliver everything from service and maintenance to small components and large steel structures. You are curious and driven to learn more. We believe in you and your capacity and give you both confidence and freedom to develop and develop.

Your everyday life as a mechanic:

  • Component repairs
  • Maintenance of crushers, sieves, magnetic separators and conveyors
  • Solve problems that have arisen and plan and implement future maintenance efforts
  • Close collaboration with all production staff
  • Carry out the work according to LKAB's work routines, instructions and guidelines for a safe and efficient implementation.

You have this with you

  • Experience or training in mechanics, industry, automotive technology or the like is a requirement
  • B driving license is a requirement
  • You must master the Swedish language in speech and writing
  • Experience in welding, plumbing, hydraulics or pneumatics is advantageous, as is experience of working at LKAB or crushers.

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% of your regular salary for up to six months. (After employment for one year)
  • Help with support in case of illness or questions about the working 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 insurance program with favorable prices

Other information

Submit your application by clicking "apply now. Due to the summer holidays, feedback may be delayed until the end of August.

Start: according to agreement

Location: Svappavaara

Scope: Full-time with shift form K2 (morning Mon-Fri, afternoon Mon-Sun, worked week)

Contact for questions: Production Manager Hampus Saari, or Recruiter Tilda Eriksson, . Please note that we do not accept applications via email.

Union contact: Peter Nordström, 0980-68588

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 minerals group with northern Sweden as its base and the whole world as its workplace. We lead the way towards carbon-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 initiatives, 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 "Jobs Hub", where you can search for all available jobs and send your application.


Prior to recruitment, LKAB has considered recruitment channels and marketing. We kindly but firmly decline all contact from media marketers, recruitment sites and the like.