Nordic Nuclear Trainee – Development Engineer

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Nordic Nuclear Trainee – Development Engineer

Power Climate Smarter living – that’s our purpose. We are looking for the nuclear heroes to make this happen. Start your climate smarter career and become one of our Nordic Nuclear Trainees who start their journey in March 2020. Together you will contribute to our purpose and a fossil free future. All we ask from you is to use your Superpowers and share your energy to help us achieve our goal.


Nordic Nuclear Trainee Program

Nordic Nuclear Trainee Program (NNTP) is a unique opportunity for young talents. The program will give extensive skills and training for young nuclear professionals who are in the early stage in their career, and it will also offer a great possibility to build networks among nuclear professionals in the Nordic countries. NNTP is organized jointly by Fortum, Teollisuuden Voima, Uniper and Vattenfall.

Read more about the program and our collaboration here https://nuclearhero.com/


Our offer to you as a Nordic Nuclear Trainee at Vattenfall

Nordic Nuclear Trainee Program is the kickstart of your career within Vattenfall. You will have the opportunity to develop your professional and personal skills over the course of 15 months. In the Nordic Nuclear Trainee Program you will take part in workshops and site visits during the seminar weeks. Each position comes with a competitive salary and an excellent remuneration package.


Every trainee position is linked to a department within a specific business area and a working location. This means that each position has its own specific responsibilities and challenges and matching profile.


Your responsibilities as Development Engineer

The Maintenance Engineering department´s main mission is to develop, update and follow up common routines for the operational maintenance branches within the unit on a strategic level.

In this trainee position, you will rotate between the different branches within our maintenance department with a theoretical and analytical perspective. You will gain insight and experience in the following activities:

  • Electrical, mechanical, instrument and civil maintenance, which is responsible for the status of their respective components and systems, both short- and long-term.
  • Structural integrity and fuel change, which has maintenance responsibility for the reactor including primary systems. The unit is also responsible for quality control, QC, of mechanical devices and to act as competence center for structural integrity, aging and degradation issues.
  • Maintenance Technology, that works cross technical with maintenance analysis, maintenance optimization (RCM), and spare parts supply. The unit is also responsible for quality control QC for electrical and instrument components.
  • Project Installation and Commissioning, which is responsible for installation and testing of new components in the plant.

In this position, you will be given the opportunity to familiarize yourself with how we work with preventive maintenance in a short-term perspective, but also more long-term and strategic. For example, you will work with analyzes, maintenance optimization and maintenance methods. We are also looking forward to getting acquainted with your knowledge and perspectives. There is a great opportunity to influence the focus of the position depending on your interests.


Your profile

Whether you want a climate smarter career as a specialist, visionary manager or inspirational project lead in the nuclear industry, we offer you these possibilities within the Nordic Nuclear Trainee Program. We are looking for recent graduates holding a Master´s Degree of Science, with a maximum of five years of experience. You are fluent in Swedish and English. Furthermore, you are willing to relocate for possible assignments throughout the organization. Of course you identify yourself with our principles: active, open, positive and safe.


You recognize yourself in the following qualifications:

  • Education with specialization in the electrical, mechanical, instrument or civil maintenance field, or similar
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Independent working style, willing to take initiatives
  • Analytical, problem solving mind set. Making good judgements
  • Excellent communications skills



The base location of this role is at Ringhals.


Diversity & inclusion – in everything we do

At Vattenfall we build on the fact that diverse teams can outperform homogeneous teams. But we can only unleash and leverage the power of diversity, if we make everybody feel included. Read more about our important work on diversity & inclusion https://careers.vattenfall.com/se/jobba-med-oss/mangfald-inkludering/


More information

We welcome your application, including resume and cover letter, in English. Interviews will be held in Swedish. You can read more about Nordic Nuclear Trainee Program at



Last day to apply is November 21st 2019. Selection period starts in week 48, followed by interviews in week 49. An assessment is also part of the recruitment process and will take place on December 10th. The last step will be a pre-employment screening. Starting date of the Nordic Nuclear Program will be on March 16th 2020.


We look forward to your application!


If you have any questions, feel free to contact:

Regarding the Trainee Program – program coordinators Sara Sahl, Sara.Sahl@vattenfall.com or Malin Alexis Nordin, Malin.AlexisNordin@vattenfall.com

Regarding the specific trainee position – hiring manager Jonas Agardtsson +46 (0)70-696 74 81

Regarding the recruitment process – responsible recruiter Sofie Arneson +46 (0)72-452 45 82


Union representatives: Akademikerna Ola Jönsson, Unionen Eva-Lena Green, Ledarna Lars Nydén, SEKO Mårten Walfridsson, +46(0)340-66 70 00.

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