Station technician for projects within Switchgear and Hydropower
Umeå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Station fitter, electric power/Station technician, electric power
Work model On location
Are you the one?

Do you want to become an important part of the energy transition? Vattenfall Services is Sweden's leading contracting company in the energy and 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 Station Technicians who want to be part of the journey towards a fossil-free life. Is it you? Together we make a difference, for the whole society.

As a Substation Technician, you will work on everything from large to small projects within comprehensive solutions for electrical and control equipment for switchgear and power stations. It includes working with rebuilding and rebuilding of stations, switchgear and other power stations.

Some of your main duties:

  • Electrical assembly work with the construction of regional and main grid stations as well as electrical installations in hydropower, electricity grids and industry. Voltage level 0.4 KV – 400 KV
  • Document and inform about the progress of the work
  • Contribute to safe work out in the field for you and your colleagues

Travel is a natural part of the work as a Station Technician. Those who work on larger projects travel longer distances where there is an overnight stay, usually a weekly commute then and work into Friday.

About you as Station Technician

As a Station Technician with us, you are the company's most important asset for the work carried out in the field. We are therefore looking for someone who is committed and who always stands up for your colleagues. You are motivated by offering service and quality to your colleagues and customers and you always act in a business-like manner in your work.

Independence is a large part of the work and is an important part of being able to move the work forward. We are therefore looking for someone who takes responsibility and has a great commitment to your assignments. You would never let profitability come before safety. At Vattenfall Services, safety always comes first!

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

  • A completed upper secondary education or higher - in electricity, electric power, technology or another relevant field
  • Several years of work experience of assembly work in the field in the field of electricity or electric power, preferably from a leading role
  • Experience from the contracting industry (meritorious)
  • Computer skills (Office package)
  • B driving license when there is travel in the service
  • Good knowledge of the Swedish language, both spoken and written. English is meritorious

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. We are a large and safe employer that still feels like a family, where employee safety, well-being and cooperation 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.

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As a technician with us, you are stationed at home and located in our region of Central/Southern Norrland. Examples of stationing locations are: Sundsvall, Sollefteå, Örnsköldsvik, Umeå, Härnösand and Hudiksvall, but more locations could be possible. Enter the desired place of placement in your application.


For more information about the recruitment process itself, contact responsible recruiter Angeliqa Haapanen on 076 224 06 83 or If you want to know more about the position, contact recruiting manager Rolf Svallfors on 070-3991224 or

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.

You are most welcome to submit your application no later than February 18, 2024. Selection may take place continuously, so do not wait until the application deadline.

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 checks, drug tests are carried out.

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.

Open to everyone We focus on your competence, not your other conditions. We are open to adapting the role or workplace to your needs.

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.

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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!