Junior Electrical Designer
LULEÅ, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Electrical designer
Work model On location
Are you the one?

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 an Electrical Designer who wants to be part of the journey towards a fossil-free life! Is it you? Together we make a difference, for the whole society.

The North Project Engineers department consists of approx. 30 dedicated Engineers in Electrical Design, Automation and Mechanical Design. Geographically, we are from Sundsvall and north, who work together as a tight team remotely. We are responsible for the development of constructions for control facilities for Hydropower stations and Switchgear stations. Journeys may occur in the service to the stations. Our department is part of the Technology business area where roughly 150 engineers work all over Sweden, this means that we offer good opportunities for collaboration and development for our Engineers.

Is it you that we are looking for when we are now recruiting a junior Electrical Designer within Electric Power?

About the role

What does an Electrical Designer in Electricity do with us?

Our customers are in energy and network companies, industries, infrastructure companies, property companies and contracting companies.

The service means that you will design electrical constructions for transformer stations, grid stations and hydropower stations, which can mean everything from control facilities, local power and relay protection, etc. The work includes everything from clean drawing and updating documentation to new builds.

You will work in projects together with project managers and other designers in electrical, mechanical and automation of varying sizes.

Here are examples of tasks/responsibilities that may be included depending on the technical experience you have today:

  • Create complete electrical designs
  • Construction adaptations
  • Facility construction in a CAD environment
  • Control and cleaning of existing drawings

Requirements specification

We are looking for someone who is analytical and who likes to solve complex problems, for you nothing is impossible! You are knowledgeable in the field and would like to share your knowledge with your colleagues. Taking on a task and reaching the goal independently is a matter of course for you, while you have no problems involving others or asking for help to complete the task. As the work contains complex issues, we also want you to be structured in your way of working.

We know that you will develop together with us. But we would like to see that you already have:

  • A post-secondary education in electrical power or equivalent work experience in electrical power, for example as an electrical power technician
  • Work experience of electric power plants, schedule reading, configuration of relay protection
  • Good IT and computer skills
  • Good knowledge of Swedish and English, both spoken and written
  • B driving license is a requirement

Meritorious are:

  • Experience of working with electric power plants 20-400 kV
  • Knowledge of relay protection philosophy, configuration and experience in a CAD-based environment
  • You have good knowledge of ElproCAD and/or Elmaster

More information

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, depending on what is important to you. We have several good examples where employees based on a good dialogue with their manager internally continued their development journey from, for example, being a technician to becoming a maintenance manager, project manager or other exciting roles. We are a large and safe employer that still feels familiar, where the safety, well-being and cooperation of employees 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.

Curious to follow our everyday life? Feel free to follow us on our social media!

Linkedin – Vattenfall Services Nordic AB

Instagram – Waterfall Services

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


Luleå or Sundsvall. Please indicate the desired location in your application!


For more information about the position, you are welcome to contact recruiting manager Josefine Mettävainio Pettersson, 070-609 37 68. For more information about the recruitment process itself, contact responsible recruiter Ida Fågelqvist, 070-048 76 82.

The union representatives for this position are: Gunilla Eriksson 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? You are most welcome with your application no later than April 7, 2024. Selection and interviews take place continuously, so don't wait to send in your application.

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 how we work with diversity and inclusion here.

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 screening, drug tests are carried out.

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.

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!