Energy engineer/Connection engineer, Middle/North
Umeå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Civil engineer, energy
Work model On location
Are you the one?

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 electrified industries, delivered energy to homes and transformed 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 900,000 private and business customers. Read more about us at:

Job description

Sweden has begun a historic transformation and is facing an extensive electrification of society. In order to show our ambition to contribute to the energy transition and to continue to enable increased electrification of Sweden, we have as a goal to distribute twice as much electricity in our electricity grid by 2030 and to transmit electricity with 99.99% delivery reliability.

Do you want to make a real difference so that Sweden succeeds in the energy transition and reaches the climate goals? Then look for the role of Connection Engineer/Energy Engineer?

The Network Connections unit now wants to expand with additional Connection Engineers to 3 groups within the Connections department. The department is responsible for new connections and connection changes 16-250 A as well as reconstruction of Vattenfall's distribution network at the customer's request 16-1500 A.

The position suits you who like to handle challenges at the intersection between technology, customer and society.

Your work assignments

As a connection engineer, you are responsible for connection matters through the entire process from customer inquiry to closing.

In the role you will:

  • Plan and project connection matters to find the best and most efficient solutions.
  • Carry out electricity network calculations and prepare customer offers, project descriptions and calculations.
  • Order execution by contractor, review preparations, follow up and report project finances.
  • Continuous contact with customers, installers and contractors.
  • Work independently but in close collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders on your accession matters
  • Contribute to the continuous development of internal processes and routines

Come and work with us!

With us, you get the opportunity to work in a company culture where we strive to be open, active and positive with tasks that develop and challenge you. We offer you free and stimulating work where you become part of a strong community and work together with your team to find the best solutions for the customer. We have the privilege of being on the journey when the energy industry changes, which requires you to be adaptable but which also gives you great opportunities for both personal and professional development. We advocate and support continuous learning, which is needed to be able to adapt to new requirements, conditions and consequences in terms of "new technology", new regulations and the like.

Requirements specification

We are looking for someone who has a great interest in helping others and is advantageously a solution-oriented and driven person. You easily adapt to changing circumstances and can remain calm even in more stressful situations. As the work involves a lot of contacts, good social skills are required. You also have a good ability to plan and prioritize your work effectively. We value your personal qualities and your willingness to learn, develop and contribute is the absolute most important thing.

Your background

  • Post-secondary education in energy, electric power or equivalent professional experience.
  • Good computer skills
  • Easy to express yourself in Swedish in both speech and writing.

It can be advantageous if you have experience from the electrical industry and from contacts with customers, installers and contractors.

More information

We offer

In addition to helping you shape the smart energy society of the future, we offer you developing and varied work with many contact points. For us at Vattenfall, it is important that work and private life have a good balance, therefore we offer flexibility in work and the possibility to work from home if necessary. We also have a lot of other staff benefits, such as reduced working hours, advantageous occupational pension agreements, parental leave supplements and more. Read more about our benefits here.

If you want to know more about the position , contact recruiting managers

Anders Thorildsson 076-131 47 90

Björn Häggström 072-710 34 51

For more information about the recruitment process , contact recruiter Jessica Petersson,

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

Does this sound like a job to you? You are welcome with your application no later than May 26, 2024. Selection and interviews may take place continuously, so do not wait until the last day with your application. We only accept applications via our website.

Position : Connection engineer

Location: Solna, Umeå or Västerås

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 here: Diversity and inclusion - Vattenfall

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.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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 2024-05-26
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!