Senior Environmental Specialist
Arjeplog, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Civil engineer, production, electric power
Work model On location
Are you the one?

Company description

Do you want to work with nuclear power and be part of creating a fossil-free future? Vattenfall is a safe and stable employer that is at the forefront in many exciting areas with the aim of achieving the goal of becoming fossil-free within a generation.

Business Unit (BU) Fuel, Engineering & Projects is a business unit of approx. 350 people within Business Area (BA) Vattenfall Generation that supplies nuclear fuel to Vattenfall's nuclear power plants, develops and implements projects and assignments and provides internal technical specialist services for the majority of Vattenfall's operations. This means activities in the form of e.g. project management and project support, analysis management and investigation, product development, nuclear safety assignments and dam safety assignments. The focus within the Fuel, Engineering & Projects business unit is to develop our ability in project management as well as selected key technical disciplines. We work actively with continuous improvement initiatives and development of our models, where our work and expertise create great value for Vattenfall and its investments.

Vattenfall currently has five nuclear power reactors in operation. These facilities undergo constant improvements and renewals with the aim of continuing to deliver stable, safe and fossil-free electricity for many years to come.

Job description

As an employee at Vattenfall, you become part of a larger goal: To make it possible to live fossil-free within a generation. We want to show the way towards a sustainable future and stimulate a climate-smarter life on all levels. This requires new perspectives, concrete changes and a will to make a difference.

The Waste and Environment unit within Fuel, Engineering & Projects is looking for a Senior Environmental Engineer/Environmental Specialist who wants to work with exciting and complex projects, mostly in nuclear power. Several of them are ground-breaking with new issues around demolition and decommissioning, new construction and development projects such as hydrogen production. We are also in demand in e.g. electricity distribution, wind power, hydropower and heat.

We know that our employees are the key to our success. For us, your development is important and therefore we will always encourage you to use your skills and give you opportunities to develop through new challenges, training and skills transfer. With us, you get the confidence to act with great freedom and personal responsibility, which together with good working conditions and mutual trust gives a high degree of flexibility. This includes, among other things, the possibility to partially work from home and thereby create good conditions for a balance between work and private life.

Your duties and responsibilities

As an Environmental Specialist with us, you will belong to a department with specialists in various technical areas. We work in teams and across areas of expertise to find innovative and effective solutions for our clients. Within the competence area of ​​the environment, mainly work in these areas:

Permit management (develop permit strategies, EIA, consultation documents, participate in consultations and main negotiations)

Environmental issues in projects/facilities (draw up environmental plans, control plans, requirement matrices, control programs, follow-up e.g. via round-up)

In this role, your main focus will be on supporting your colleagues in the various permit processes as well as being the one to drive the more complex issues in nuclear power related projects.

Requirements specification

Academic education in the environmental field

Preferably many years of relevant work experience from the energy and/or civil engineering industry and worked on large complex projects

You have very good experience with permit issues according to the Environmental Code

We consider experience of matters within the Planning and Building Act to be meritorious

You have a good ability to express yourself verbally and in writing, both in Swedish and in English

B driver's license

You as a person

We are looking for you who thrive in a role where you get to handle complex issues and take initiative. With your problem-solving analytical skills, you can tackle complex problems and focus on the right things. You find it easy to create good relationships and are used to handling many contact surfaces. You are adept at expressing yourself orally and in writing and write reports that are clear, structured and well-formulated. You also enjoy working on assignments from other parts of Vattenfall's operations.

You will be part of a team that values ​​openness and collaboration and works for a positive working climate with a good community. You will work with highly competent colleagues both within your own unit and within other disciplines.

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 identity and gender expression, religion/belief, sexual orientation or disability.

More information

Location: Solna, Gothenburg, Västerås, Uppsala, Nyköping, Gävle or Oskarshamn. The service includes travel and, in some cases, overnight stays.

For more information about the position, contact recruiting manager Ylva-Li Lindh (East), 072-230 84 59 or Per Persson (West), 073-079 87 29. For information about the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Andreas Nordgren, 070-002 67 97

Union representatives for this service are Adam Rush (Akademikerna), Jan Stigbert (Unionen), Philip Carendi (Ledarna), Ingemar Eriksson (SEKO). All contact persons can be reached via Vattenfall's exchange 08-739 50 00.

Welcome with your application with CV and personal letter no later than May 21, 2024.

Vattenfall is part of Sweden's critical infrastructure and our operations are subject to, among other things, regulations on safety protection, nuclear non-proliferation and export control. Due to these rules, a check of the candidate is carried out for many of the positions in our business before employment takes place. For the services that lead to participation in security-sensitive activities or placement in a security class, this control means that a security assessment is carried out in accordance with the Security Protection Act. In addition to security checks, drug tests are also carried out.

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!