International Trainee – Asset Optimization Hydro Power

International Trainee – Asset Optimization Hydro Power [OBS denna annons har utgått]

Annons: 25526513
Yrke: Civilingenjör, anläggning, elkraft
Arbetsgivare: Vattenfall
Arbetets ort: Luleå, Norrbottens län
Senaste ansökningsdatum: 2022-02-13
Publiceringsdatum: 2022-01-17


Now you can shape the path towards fossil free living. We’re searching for 20 talented individuals to join us on our journey towards fossil free living. Individuals that challenge the way we think, lead us down new paths and contribute to solving the biggest challenge of humankind – climate change. Is this you?

Become one of our 20 International Trainees at Vattenfall. Each of the trainee positions is unique, linked to a department within a specific business area and a working location. This means that each position has its own specific responsibilities, challenges and matching profile.

Next to your personal development in this unique position you will be enjoying one year of all we have to offer. Your trainee year will be filled with meet-ups with your international trainee team with likeminded individuals. You will be meeting up virtually to work on assignments and live during four seminar weeks where you will be visiting our power plants and growing your superpowers with a variety of trainings.

Your role as a Trainee – Asset Optimization Hydro Power

Hydro Power delivers important functions as the enabler in a sustainable energy system. It is fossil free, flexible, fast and reliable. Hydro Power is also renewable energy on demand, with ancillary services to manage electricity usage and fluctuations.

Your daily activities:

• Working with colleagues from different parts of our business unit, continuous learning

• Keeping Hydro’s power plant portfolio optimized (investment and maintenance), work with optimization strategies based on requirements, benchmarks, risks, economy

• Analyse and prepare decision-material, including recommendations

• Asset analysis and tracking, including actions – in case of deviations.

Who are you?

Whether you want a climate smarter career as an energy specialist, visionary manager or inspirational project lead in the energy sector, we offer you these possibilities within the Trainee Programme.

As Trainee – Asset Optimization Hydro Power you recognize yourself in the following:

• Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management or (Civil) Engineering

• Merit with courses in optimization and risk assessment

• Strong analytical skills and ability to develop, visualize, and communicate concepts and ideas

• Team-player with a cooperative and encouraging mindset

• Result-oriented, ambitious, motivated to excel in your field.

You are our ideal trainee if you are a recent graduate with an academic degree or you graduate before September 2022. You are fluent in Swedish and English. You are willing to relocate for possible assignments throughout the organization. And of course, you identify yourself with our principles: active, open, positive and safe.


You will be working in department Project and Technology, and the position is located in Luleå, or Sundsvall, Sweden.

What we offer you

Vattenfall International Trainee Programme is the kickstart of your career within Vattenfall. You will have the opportunity to develop your professional and personal skills over the course of a year. In the Trainee Programme you will take part in international workshops and site visits during the seminar weeks. You will have the opportunity to work abroad and get a good overview of our entire organization. Each position comes with a competitive salary and an excellent remuneration package.

Our organization

At Vattenfall you can free your superpowers! We are one of the European market leaders in the generation of renewable energy and are primarily active in Scandinavia, Germany, Denmark, UK and the Netherlands. We take our responsibility seriously and together we are making the change towards fossil freedom. Our goal is to enable a fossil-free living within one generation. We are a dynamic company with an international focus and a social face at the heart of society. Diversity and inclusion is in everything we do, read more about D&I within Vattenfall

Application process

We welcome your application in English, including resume and cover letter via the application button on this page. Last day to apply is February 13, 2022. Selection period starts with the online tests in February followed by the interviews in March. An assessment is also part of the recruitment process and will take place in April. The recruitment process will be finalized around the end of April. The last step will be a pre-employment screening. Starting date of the Vattenfall International Trainee Programme will be September 1, 2022.

Due to COVID-19 all steps of the recruitment process will take place virtual. At Vattenfall we are committed to acting responsibly in response to the challenges posed by COVID-19 and we are taking all necessary measures to protect employees and job applicants.

We look forward to your application!

If you have any questions regarding the Trainee Programme in general or the specific trainee position, please check our: FAQ page

We are hosting an online event January 25, 2022 where the team managers, trainees from previous years, and a programme manager will answer all of your questions about the application, role and programme content. You can read more on how to attend here If your question is still not answered, please contact your responsible recruiter Ingela Skoog.

Since Vattenfall is a part of the Swedish critical infrastructure, many of our services are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates might be subjected to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.

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