Service technician – Vattenfall Onshore Wind power
Fredrika, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Service technician, electrical power
Work model On location
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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.

Job description

We are now looking for a driven service technician for the Wind Power Plant in Fredrika who wants to be part of the journey towards a fossil-free life!

Vattenfall Vindkraft is in an exciting growth phase and is now looking for a wind power technician. With us, you get to be part of and influence tomorrow's climate-smart society and create the energy system of the future. We offer a workplace characterized by commitment, curiosity, competence and cooperation.

You will have a great opportunity for development as part of our team responsible for operation and maintenance of the onshore wind farm Stor-Rotliden in Fredrika.

We offer you the opportunity to work in a team with committed colleagues with high competence. We see opportunities in all challenges and you will be able to influence the development of our business.

As a service technician, you will work with:

  • Troubleshooting on advanced machines in mechanics, electrical engineering and hydraulics
  • Ongoing and periodic maintenance
  • Remedial measures
  • Error reporting
  • Participate in the design and improvement of work methods
  • Work with wind turbines from Vestas

Vattenfall prioritizes safety when working in our wind turbines. It is important that you have a good physique as the work mostly takes place at high altitude.

We work 4 days a week and the working hours are between 7 and 18. There may be travel with overnight stays in the service.

Requirements specification

We are looking for you as

  • We are looking for you who have at least a high school education in electrical engineering, preferably in combination with mechanics and/or hydraulics.
  • Practical experience in service and troubleshooting on advanced machines as well as work in wind power technology is a merit.
  • Driving license for a car is a requirement.
  • Good IT skills for administration in IT systems. Experience with SAP is advantageous.
  • Good knowledge of both Swedish and English, both spoken and written as the group language is English.

A high level of safety thinking, a self-motivated way of working and good collaboration skills are abilities that we value highly. We would like to see that you are good at planning and prioritizing, even with many balls in the air. We assume that you are committed, attentive and thorough.


It is highly advantageous if you have a completed and approved YH training in wind power. It is also advantageous if you have knowledge in hydraulics.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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, 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.

Other information

Do you have the right skills and experience? Welcome with your application containing CV and personal letter no later than 9 June. We do not accept applications via email, only via our website. Selection and interviews take place after the application deadline.

Location: Fredrika

For more information about the position itself, contact recruiting manager Maria Hassel on tel. 072-508 95 57

If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact our recruiter Catalina Roa Rodriguez on tel. 070-00 26 802.

Trade union representatives in Sweden: Rolf Ohlsson (Akademikerna), Anders Bohlin (Unionen), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna), Rebecka Hedsell (SEKO). All contact persons can be reached via Vattenfall's exchange 08-739 50 00.

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.

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 2024-06-12
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!