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Senior Civil Engineer - Gothenburg

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Few industries offer as great an opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

The gigafactory will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe. With construction set to begin in 2023, the plant will have a potential annual cell production capacity of up to 50 gigawatt hours (GWh) and thereby enable a supply of batteries for approximately half a million Volvo and Polestar cars per year. As the battery makes up a large part of an electric vehicle’s total life cycle carbon emissions, this foundation for clean battery production forms a key basis for Volvo Cars’ aspirations for sustainable manufacturing and a fully climate-neutral manufacturing network.

If you are experienced within Civil Engineering in the Construction industry, this opportunity is for you.

As a senior civil engineer, you will plan and structure the civil works and site services by setting up milestones and coordinating the different interfaces .In general you have a long experience in construction of industrial buildings and have been involved in large, innovative and challenging projects with high demands on quality and efficiency.

As our senior civil engineer you will enable the design of CSA (Civil, Structural, Architectural) for Northvolt Volvo factory in Gothenburg You will have the overall responsibility for design coordination, review process and as-built of the factory's CSA. The duty is also to coordinate, support and perform technical review of CSA of the process equipment suppliers’ deliveries.

Key responsibilities

  • Act as the main point of contact for suppliers and the internal stakeholders related to CSA (Civil, Structural, Architectural) for the new project.
  • Steer CSA work for groundworks for new buildings, performing landscaping around the existing buildings and working with the utilities.
  • Steer the site service team who provide all temporary services and structures such as facilities, utilities, scaffolding, roads etc.
  • Accountable for planning, execution and reporting of the civil, structural and architectural works and is accountable for its specific contractor.
  • Handle and process change orders within the project in compliance with the established change order governance.
  • Ensure full compliance with Northvolt policies, regulation and governance.

Skills & Requirements

Education and experience

  • Knowledge in General Conditions of Contract for Building, Civil Engineering Works and Building Services e.g AB 04, ABT 06, ABK 09, FIDIC and SSG.
  • A relevant university degree is required (engineering, construction).
  • Has participated in large-scale construction projects with considerable multidisciplinary complexity (e.g., lab/industrial MEP builds, EPC programs, projects with stringent safety requirements).
  • +5 years of experience from role with similar challenges.
  • Experience from Swedish construction sites is preferred.

Specific skills

  • Excellent English written and oral skills. Swedish is a plus.
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment.
  • Highly organized and results-driven.
  • Proactive in solving problems and anticipating/avoiding schedule slips.
  • Has a “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit, and a sense of humor.
  • Passionate and purpose driven - we enable the future of energy.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars as further announced in these press releases, here and here.

Few industries offer as great an opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

André Hellström | Contact Person

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