Copy of Power system specialist - Generalist Regionnät
Umeå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Design engineer, electrical power
Work model On location
Application due date 27 July 2024
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Company description

Vattenfall is one of Europe's largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat. Our main markets are Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and Great Britain. There are approximately 20,000 employees within the Vattenfall Group. We have been electrifying industries, delivering energy to homes and transforming life through innovation for over a hundred years. We now want to make it possible to live fossil-free and we are driving the transition to a sustainable energy system.

Vattenfall Eldistribution AB is one of Sweden's largest electricity network companies and supplies electricity to approximately 900,000 private and business customers. Read more about us at:

Job description

An exciting everyday life - for a fossil-free future . With us, you get to be part of and influence tomorrow's climate-smart society and create the electricity grid of the future.

We at Vattenfall Eldistribution AB are looking for you who have a burning interest in electric power and want to work at the forefront of the technical development of our smart facilities. As a Power System Specialist with us, we promise that you will be challenged in exciting and complex questions.

The Project Engineering department is responsible for ensuring technical content in the planning and implementation of construction investments and delivers construction engineering specialist expertise to the business. We translate plant strategies, operating experiences and development projects into actual standardized solutions to be implemented in the business. Unleash your superpowers with us!

As a generalist within regional networks, your main responsibility is to be responsible for broad technical competence for investment operations, which means acting as a technical resource in our projects. Your main tasks are the following:

  • Ensure the quality of the new facilities and that the facility design is optimal.
  • Contribute to setting requirements for facility design, both overall and project-specific.
  • Ensure that the facility meets the requirements of the technical specification and Vattenfall's Technical Guidelines.
  • Participation and reference body for project descriptions, preliminary studies, etc.
  • Quality assurance of the technical parts of the request documents.
  • Participate in tender evaluation regarding the facility's technical functions.
  • Review technical construction and check design during factory tests.
  • Ensure that the facility meets the requirements of the technical specification and Vattenfall's Technical Guidelines.
  • Collaborate with other departments in projects.

Some travel is included in the service, mainly to the projects you are working on at the moment.

Requirements specification

We are looking for you who have

  • Engineering education in electrical power technology at college or university level or equivalent competence.
  • Good knowledge of Power Regulations/ESA/Norms/Technical guidelines.
  • You have worked with complicated electricity issues and are well acquainted with the structure and function of the electricity network.
  • You may have in-depth knowledge and experience in one or some of the competence areas of overhead line, cable, primary devices or earthing.
  • You find it easy to express yourself verbally and in writing in both Swedish and English.
  • Driving license class B.

In addition to the formal skills we ask for, we attach great importance to your personal qualities. We believe that you as a person want to share your technical knowledge and can explain technical problems in an educational way. You are responsible, which means that you drive your work forward on your own and with good quality. You find it easy to communicate and collaborate with others as you are largely included as a resource in larger project groups.

We see it as meritorious if you have

  • Knowledge of contract law (AB04 and ABT06)

More information

We offer

In addition to helping you shape the smart energy society of the future, we offer a workplace with good opportunities for development. We encourage you who want to progress and explore new areas within the company. With our career and development model at Vattenfall Eldistribution, we want to create clarity in which opportunities you have to develop in the direction you want. It is important that the whole life works and therefore we are keen that our employees experience a good balance between work and leisure.

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, religion/belief, sexual orientation or functional condition. Read more about us and how we work with diversity and inclusion here.

Other information

If you want to know more about the position, contact recruiting manager Frida Hjertén on +46 70-290 96 42 or

For more information about the recruitment process, contact responsible recruiter Meysa Mohamed on +46702245159 or

Union representatives for this service are Christian Ericsson (Leaders), Anne-Marie Sjöbohm (Academics), Asim Nokic (Union) and Ulf Tengman (SEKO). All contact persons can be reached via Vattenfall's exchange 08-739 50 00.

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Location: Trollhättan, Gothenburg, Solna, Uppsala, Västerås, Linköping, Luleå or Umeå.

Please indicate in your application which location you are applying for.

Does this sound like a job to you? We look forward to your application no later than August 11, 2024.

Selection and interviews will take place continuously, so don't wait to send in your application. We only accept applications via our website. We look forward to receiving your application!

Vattenfall Eldistribution AB 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.