International Trainee - Asset Operations and Maintenance

International Trainee - Asset Operations and Maintenance [OBS denna annons har utgått]

Annons: 25526761
Yrke: Civilingenjör, 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 Operations and Maintenance

Operations and maintenance aims to enable electrification by enabling the grid to connect twice as much by 2030 and halve the interruption time for a more secure and reliable electricity supply. In your role as a trainee within operations and maintenance you will have the opportunity to rotate around different areas within the department. You will widen your knowledge in the area and apply it in the business to help to fulfil our purpose.

Your daily activities:

  • You will start within the Operation Center where you get insight into how operational monitoring and operational planning within the electricity network works
  • Then you will continue working with planning of maintenance of high and low voltage substations, power lines and forest maintenance
  • After that you will get to work as a contract manager for our service agreements within Vattenfall Distribution.
  • Finally, you will work with an assignment within strategic analysis of operation and maintenance support, where you can use innovative ideas for how operation and maintenance can be improved in a longer perspective for example.

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 a Trainee – Asset Operations and Maintenance you recognize yourself in the following:

  • Master of Engineering or equivalent academic education
  • Demonstrated interest in operations and maintenance
  • You are curious about the different areas within Operations and Maintenance but in the long run you are eager to specialize in a certain area.
  • A willingness to travel, e.g. to our various locations in Sweden

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. Skills in other world languages can be a merit. 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 the department Asset Operations and Maintenance and the position is located in Solna, Trollhättan or Luleå in 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.

Read more about the elements of the Vattenfall International Trainee Programme here or check the FAQ page.

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 13th 2022. Selection period starts with the online tests in February and 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 1st 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. For more questions about COVID-19, please visit our generic FAQ page.

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 on the 25th of January 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 Emma Nytell at

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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