Dam Safety Coordinator
Umeå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Civil engineer, road and water construction
Work model On location
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Company description

Vattenfall Vattenkraft is responsible for Vattenfall's 90 hydropower plants and approx. 300 dams in the Nordic region. We are approximately 500 employees in Sweden and Finland with headquarters in Luleå. Hydropower's renewable electricity production is a prerequisite for creating a climate-smart and fossil-free society where we play an important role as an enabler for the sustainable energy system of the future. Our production corresponds to approx. 25% of Sweden's total electricity needs. In order to deliver high availability in our production, we need to constantly challenge ourselves, develop our working methods and take advantage of digital opportunities.

Job description

The department is responsible for maintaining the company's dam safety in accordance with policy and national laws. We strive for world-class dam safety. The department is faced with a gathering of forces in order to accelerate our work in the near future to increase the technical safety of dust at our facilities.

The position is part of the Swedish organization together with the entire team, which has great competence in the dam engineering area. Freely varied work with great opportunities to set up your own planning. Make things happen, collaborate with several parts of the organization and with many different people. In your role as dam safety coordinator, you will work together to implement dam safety-enhancing measures, mainly at the facilities along the Ume river and Skellefte river.

Examples of tasks include;

• Coordinate and plan implementation of maintenance activities, such as inspection, monitoring and verification checks.

• Carry out annual inspections as well as continuous measurement evaluation using available measurement systems

• Project lead planned dam maintenance measures.

• Participate in in-depth inspections, condition control, maintenance and projects.

• Ongoing handling of questions regarding dam safety and reporting to a dam technical expert if necessary.

• Apply the risk management process for dams

Requirements specification

We are looking for you who have

  • Academic degree that is applicable in the field
  • Experience from dam safety and hydropower
  • Very good knowledge of the Swedish language, both spoken and written.

We see that you have professional experience in the field of work and also have data analytical skills. You are mobile as the service involves frequent visits to the facilities along the Ume River and the Skellefte River, which requires you to have access to a B driver's license.

We put great emphasis on your personal characteristics. As the role is coordinating, it requires the ability to lead and drive measures even without a formal managerial role. At the same time, you have the ability to go out yourself and carry out practical inspections and be able to see and assess the condition of the facilities. You create order and order and are service-oriented and enjoy having a unifying role. You build partnerships and collaborate internally as well as externally to achieve common goals. Furthermore, we believe that you are prestigeless and take responsibility in your own work.

More information

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, 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.

For more information about the position, please contact recruiting manager Patrik Groth , patrik.groth@vattenfall.com, 070 398 45 51 . Union representatives are Anneli Jönsson Leaders, Samuel Jernlif Unionen, Magnus Nilsson Academics and Anders Karlström SEKO. All can be reached via Vattenfall's switchboard, 08-739 50 00.

Location: Umeå or Skellefteå with stakes along the Ume river or Skellefte river

We look forward to receiving your application!

Accept your next challenge and apply by March 11, 2024. If you have any questions about your application, contact recruiter Andreas Nordgren , andreas1.nordgren@vattenfall.com, 070 002 67 97.

Does this sound like a job to you?

To realize the goal of a fossil-free life, we need to make use of different perspectives, experiences and skills. We need thinkers, creators, developers, problem solvers and a wide range of other roles with one thing in common - that everyone contributes their unique talent and unleashes their superpowers in the team. We work towards our common goal in a first-class work environment where everyone should feel equal and included.

We are convinced that diversity enriches and therefore work continuously for equality and inclusion in our workplace. Please read more at https://careers.vattenfall.com/se/sv/jobba-med-oss

Vattenfall Vattenkraft is part of Sweden's socially critical infrastructure, thus many of our services are safety-classified. If the position you are applying for is security classified, in accordance with the Security Protection Act, a record check and security interview will be carried out before employment.

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.

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Application due date 2024-03-11
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!
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