Nordic Nuclear Trainee – Waste Engineer Decommissioning

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Nordic Nuclear Trainee – Waste Engineer Decommissioning

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 Waste Engineer Nuclear Decommissioning

As a trainee you will be part of the department Decom Center & Development which responsibilities are supporting Vattenfalls decommissioning programs with expertise and planning for nuclear decommissioning and waste management. Nuclear Decommissioning is a developing area within Vattenfall and pose opportunities and challenges in planning and sustainable execution of large complex projects.


Key responsibilities:

Your main focus will be supporting the Ringhals 1 and 2 decommissioning projects. There will also be opportunities to engage in the projects at Ågesta and Germany (Hamburg area).

  • Take part in the decommissioning program for Ringhals 1 and 2
  • Develop, implement and improve sustainable nuclear waste management and decommissioning planning within the projects
  • Develop cost-benefit analysis to optimize costs for waste management
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners and suppliers


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 chemistry, physics, logistics, radiation protection, energy systems or similar
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Independent working style
  • Well above average learning ability and willingness
  • Well organized and quality minded

You also have good collaborative and initiative ability, this is important because you will collaborate with both internal and external contacts within the projects.



The base location of this role is flexible, either in Ringhals, Gothenburg or Solna.


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 https://careers.vattenfall.com/se/young-talents/nuclearheroes/


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 Gustav Dominicus, +46 (0)70-304 30 32

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


Union representatives: Akademikerna Adam Rush, Unionen Anders Bohlin, Ledarna Christer Gustafsson, SEKO Ingemar Eriksson, +46 (0)8 739 50 00.

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