Experienced electrical designer
Jokkmokk, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Electrical designer
Work model On location
Application due date 11 August 2024
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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

Do you want to have fun at work and at the same time work for a fossil-free society?

Now you have the opportunity to do it with us at Vattenfall Vattenkraft. To reach our goal, we need committed employees who want to contribute to a better climate. You become an important part of that work!

Now Vattenfall Vattenkraft is looking for an experienced electrical designer, the position is located at one of our offices in, for example, Jokkmokk, Luleå, Umeå or Sundsvall. You will be part of the Power Station Technology department, our focus is sustainable development and management of Vattenfall's hydropower stations. Right now, we are around 15 employees with specialist knowledge in electricity production, hydropower and power station technology.

Here are some examples of your duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop new and develop existing guidelines for how we work with electrical construction towards our automation environments with associated support systems
  • Develop our electrical design manual and manage it over time
  • Own work with electrical and automation construction, produce construction documents
  • Review, quality assured (peer review) electrical constructions and assume a role with coordination responsibility
  • Technical requirements in, for example, procurement
  • Work with continuous improvement and environmental monitoring
  • Participate in assignments such as feasibility studies, implementation of projects and commissioning, troubleshooting and investigation may also occur.

Recurring collaborations with colleagues, consultants, contractors and suppliers are part of the job. The work is varied and you are offered good opportunities to be involved and influence how we maintain and develop our facilities at a time when hydropower is a very important part of Sweden's total electricity mix. You will travel in the service and be met by magnificent hydropower facilities and knowledgeable colleagues all over the country.

Requirements specification

You have five to ten years of experience in electrical design for automation systems in a CAD-based environment. You are used to working with, for example, ELPROCAD, e-plan and/or elMaster. We are looking for you who are self-motivated as an electrical designer and have the ability to see the whole.

It is advantageous if you have worked with CAD for large-scale, industrial electrical installations and also held roles as coordinator or leading designer. If you have experience in the energy industry and hydropower, that is a plus.

You have a post-secondary degree in a relevant field, or you have equivalent experience acquired in another way. Your way of working is characterized by initiative, responsibility, cooperation, order and order.

You express yourself clearly in speech and writing (both in Swedish and English) and have a versatile and good IT habit. B driving license is a requirement because traveling by car is part of the job.

More information


Jokkmokk, Luleå, Umeå, Sundsvall or any other of Vattenfall Vattenkraft's locations.

Contact persons

If you have questions about the position, please contact recruiting manager Daniel Winsa. 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.

Does this sound like a job to you?

All Vattenfall employees have important roles in leading the work forward, together we work for a fossil-free future.

Welcome with your application via our advertisement on Vattenfall's career pages no later than August 11, 2024 . If you have questions, contact recruiter Ingela Skoog, 0730-243 164. The advertising period has been extended due to holiday periods and we plan to start interviews after the application period ends.

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/mangfald-inkludering

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.