Communications engineer
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Communication technician
Work model On location
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Company description

Vattenfall Services Nordic AB builds, maintains and develops energy solutions for energy and electricity facilities. We develop Sweden's energy infrastructure to create a sustainable future where we find new innovations that contribute to a fossil-free society. We work with many different customers and suppliers that involve large investments for the energy transition. With us, you work in a socially important business and make sure everything works.

Together we create Sweden's safest workplace!

Job description

Do you want to become an important part of the energy transition? Vattenfall Services is Sweden's leading contracting company in the energy and electric power sector and we develop Sweden's energy infrastructure! With us, you work in a future industry with a strong focus on a sustainable future. We need more energy heroes and now we are looking for you who want to join the journey towards a fossil-free life! Together we make a difference, for the whole society.

Have you worked as a Service Technician in electricity, telecommunications or communications and want to develop your technical skills? Now we are looking for a senior Communications Engineer for Storuman!

The department's main task is to offer qualified services in the electricity industry. The technology departments currently employ approx. 170 engineers with specialist skills in communication, control equipment, optical fiber etc. In our northern technology department there are 34 employees. The group is characterized by a great technical interest and responsibility.

With us, safety is always in focus as we work in potentially dangerous environments and at high heights through mast and pole climbing. We offer you free and responsible work. For the right person, there are good opportunities for continued personal and technical development.

Examples of tasks as a Communications Engineer:

  • Work with preventive maintenance of communication equipment
  • Troubleshooting of communication equipment
  • Reconstruction and new construction of communication solutions and
  • Ensure the implementation of new, ongoing communication projects from "ear to loaf".
  • Participate in the design, purchase of materials, implementation, installation and commissioning.
  • Manage supplier and contractor contacts

Travel is included as a natural part of the work, trips with overnight stays occur. About 75% of the work is carried out in the field, in the customers' facilities.

Requirements specification

About you

Our way of working is characterized by freedom under responsibility, and as a person you are therefore driven by taking on challenges, solving problems and reaching set goals. Since you will be in contact with both internal and external contacts, we are looking for you who is service-oriented and enjoys working both on your own and in close collaboration with colleagues.

In addition to your personal qualities, we would like to see that you already have:

  • An education in telecommunications, electricity or electric power, or equivalent practical experience that the employer deems equivalent
  • A few years' experience of working in telecommunications or electricity, alternatively have specialist skills
  • Experience of leading projects or own work within the industry independently
  • Experience with technologies such as SDH/PDH, optical fiber, radio, IEC61850, IP networks as well as experience in remote control and control equipment, preferably with remote controls (RTUs), is advantageous
  • Industry experience is meritorious

In addition to the above competencies, you can easily express yourself in both Swedish and English in writing and speaking. Driving license B is a requirement. Work at height via mast and pole climbing occurs.

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We offer

After several decades in the energy industry, we know that our employees are our most important and valuable asset. Therefore, we offer you a varied working day with great opportunities for personal and professional development. We are a large and safe employer that still feels like a family, where employee safety, well-being and cooperation are important parts of our company culture!

At Vattenfall Services, you can make a difference and together we take responsibility for a sustainable energy transition, together we give power to a fossil-free life.

Are you curious about your future colleagues? Read more here: Your colleagues - Vattenfall SE

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Big man. Depending on your level of experience, home stationing may also be relevant. Please indicate the desired location in your application.


If you want to know more about the position, contact responsible recruiting manager Frida Häggström, 070-233 25 35. For more information about the recruitment process itself, contact responsible recruiter Malin Malmsten, 073-597 73 71.

Union representatives for this service are Christel Karlsson Unionen, Massimo Bresnik SEKO, Torbjörn Blom Academics and Magnus Tjergefors, Leaders. You can reach everyone via Vattenfall's switchboard, tel. 08-739 50 00.

Does this sound like a job to you? We look forward to your application no later than June 9, 2024!

Vattenfall is part of Sweden's critical infrastructure, thus many of our services are security classified. If this position is security classified, a security check will be carried out before employment, in accordance with the Security Protection Act. In addition to security checks, drug tests are carried out.

As the safety of Vattenfall and its employees is crucial, we will conduct a "pre-employment screening" before each employment. These controls are based on your role that you will fulfill within Vattenfall.

We are convinced that diversity contributes to building a more profitable and appealing company and strive to be good role models when it comes to diversity. Vattenfall works actively to ensure that all employees have the same opportunities and rights regardless of age, ethnic or cultural background, gender identity and gender expression, religion/belief, sexual orientation or disability.

Why you should work with us!

Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 19,000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people's homes and modernised our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We are determined to enable fossil-free living within one generation. 

To succeed we must become fossil free ourselves. But that's not enough. We are looking beyond our own industry to see where we can really make a difference. Together with our partners, we are taking on the responsibility to find new and sustainable ways to electrify transportation, industries and heating.

Application due date 2024-06-12
About the employer
At Vattenfall you’ll take part in a bigger challenge: To make it possible to live fossil-free within a generation. We want to show the way to a sustainable future and stimulate a climate smarter life. This requires new perspectives and actual changes. It requires people who want to make a real difference. Join us and power fossil-free living!