Power system specialist Primary devices
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Electric power technician/Distribution technician
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: www.vattenfalleldistribution.se


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 are now looking for more committed and curious power system specialists with competence in primary devices for support in our projects as large investments will be made in our network in the coming year.

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 needs to be strengthened with a specialist in primary high-voltage devices with a main focus on switchgear, air- and gas-insulated switchgear. The group is responsible for ensuring technical content in the planning and implementation of construction investments and constitutes a construction engineering specialist competence support to the business. We translate plant strategies, operating experiences and development projects into actual standardized solutions that are implemented in the business. Unleash your superpowers with us!

In your role as a technical specialist, you are mainly responsible for supporting the investment activities, which means acting as a technical resource in our projects. Your main tasks are the following:

  • Ensure the quality of the new facilities in collaboration with the project manager.
  • Requirements for plant design, both overall and project-specific.
  • Review the technical construction and check the design.
  • Participate in the production of documents for plant design, e.g. Vattenfall's Technical Guidelines (VTR).
  • Ensure that the facility meets the requirements of the technical specification and Vattenfall's Technical Guidelines.
  • Participate in tender evaluation for large projects regarding primary device issues.
  • Participate in discussions with suppliers, both overall and in connection with project deliveries.
  • Collaborate with other departments in projects.
  • Carry out technical investigations linked to projects.
  • Drive technical development within own area of ​​expertise.

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


Requirements specification

We are looking for you who have:

  • Engineering education in electrical power at university or college level. Alternatively, you have acquired your competence through industry experience and successive training in the electricity industry.
  • Solid experience in electricity matters and is well acquainted with the structure and function of the electricity network.
  • Has deep knowledge and experience from working with switchgear, air and gas-insulated switchgear.
  • Has good knowledge of high current regulations/ESA/Norms/Technical guidelines.
  • 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 deepen your technical knowledge as a specialist. 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:

  • Experience of working or maintaining other primary devices, e.g. power transformers and reactors.
  • 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 frida.hjerten@vattenfall.com

For more information about the recruitment process, contact responsible recruiter Meysa Mohamed on +46702245159 or meysa.mohamed@vattenfall.com

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.

Position : Power system specialist appliance specialist

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!