Vattenfall Vattenkraft is looking for more project managers with different specializations!
Lycksele, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Project manager, machine
Work model On location
Are you the one?

Are you an aspiring or experienced project manager who can make your team perform at their peak in groundbreaking projects that change society?

We make the green transition possible and carry out extensive investments, which leads to a number of exciting and varied hydropower projects being carried out in Sweden.

You will be given the opportunity to lead projects in hydropower facilities located along some of Sweden's largest and most important rivers. As a project manager with us, you are involved all the way from preliminary studies to implementation and handover of the completed project.

Vattenfall Vattenkraft is now recruiting several project managers with different experiences and orientations!

We carry out both large and small investment and maintenance projects in areas such as building and construction, dam safety, electrical and automation technology, mechanical engineering, replacement/refurbishing of turbines, generators and transformers, environmental measures, energy efficiency and safety.

Current locations are for example Jokkmokk, Luleå, Lycksele, Storuman, Umeå, Sollefteå, Sundsvall, Östersund and Trollhättan - other locations where we are established can also work!

Who are you?

We are looking for you with the ability and willingness to lead different types of projects. You are a team player who enables collaboration between different skills and organizations. You are good at communicating, building trust and engaging. You can easily see the big picture and have a natural focus on results. You act business-wise with an entrepreneurial spirit and always put safety first.

Your background

You can both have long and broad project management experience or be a recent graduate with some work experience. Regardless, know that you will develop together with us!

We would like to see that you already have:

  • Post-secondary education in, for example, construction, civil engineering, electricity, electric power, mechanical engineering, environment, surveying, industrial economics or another relevant field
  • Experience in project management and work with documentation, coordination and follow-up
  • B driver's license, travel is possible
  • Very good communication skills, both spoken and written (Swedish and English)
  • Experience in contract law, procurement and the contracting industry is advantageous.

As a project manager, you have organizational skills and enjoy working proactively with both interim and end goals in clear view. You appreciate the room for action and the variety that the job entails, some days you are out and about and visit facilities for meetings with colleagues and suppliers, other days may be more administrative when you work with documentation, analysis, follow-up and planning in your office.


Jokkmokk, Luleå, Lycksele, Storuman, Umeå, Sollefteå, Sundsvall, Östersund and Trollhättan. Other locations where Vattenfall Vattenkraft is established can also work, please indicate the desired location in your application.

More information

If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact recruiting managers:

  • Klas Huhtasaari, power station project, electrical and automation technology
  • Anders Norman, maintenance project, turbine, generator, unit
  • Mattias Nygren, construction projects, construction and dam safety.

Union contact persons are Anneli Jönsson Leaders, Samuel Jernlif Unionen, Magnus Nilsson Academics and Anders Karlström SEKO. All can be reached via Vattenfall's switchboard, 08-739 50 00.

Develop your climate-smart career with us, welcome with your application!

To realize the goal of a fossil-free life, we need to make use of different perspectives, experiences and skills. We need thinkers, creators, developers, problem solvers and a wide range of other roles with one thing in common - that everyone contributes their unique talent and unleashes their superpowers in the team. We work towards our common goal in a first-class work environment where everyone should feel equal and included.

Welcome your application via our advertisement on Vattenfall's career pages no later than February 15, 2024. Selections and interviews may take place continuously, so please apply as soon as you can. If you have questions, contact recruiters Ingela Skoog or Andreas Nordgren.

We are convinced that diversity enriches, and therefore work continuously for equality and inclusion in our workplace. Please read more about our work in diversity and inclusion

Vattenfall Vattenkraft is part of Sweden's socially critical infrastructure, thus many of our services are safety-classified. If the position you are applying for is security classified, in accordance with the Security Protection Act, a security interview and record check will be carried out before employment.

Please read more about us and /hydro_nordic_sustainability report_2022.pdf

Vattenfall Vattenkraft is responsible for Vattenfall's 90 hydropower plants and approx. 300 dams in the Nordic region. We are approximately 500 employees in Sweden and Finland with headquarters in Luleå. Hydropower's renewable electricity production is a prerequisite for creating a climate-smart and fossil-free society where we play an important role as an enabler for the sustainable energy system of the future. Our production corresponds to approx. 25% of Sweden's total electricity needs. In order to deliver high availability in our production, we need to constantly challenge ourselves, develop our working methods and take advantage of digital opportunities. You become an important part of that work!

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!