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Construction Project Engineer

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

We are looking for several (Senior) Construction Project Engineers to join our Construction team in Skellefteå. By joining Northvolt, you will play an important part in building for one of the first large scale European battery factories.

In this role, you will work closely with the Construction Project Manager and other functions, as well as with external parties. It is important that you have a good history in planning, forecasting, and meeting deadlines. Further, you should have profound knowledge of HSE and Quality requirements and a high standard for your work and your organization.

The person we are looking for is strongly goal-oriented, curious, always eager to learn and a team player. We believe you have a background in engineering studies combined with site construction projects. You are naturally a great communicator, keeping a good overview in complex project set-ups and a positive "make-it-work" attitude.

To be seriously considered for this role, please consider that:

  • Full-time presence in Skellefteå is required. Please do not apply if you are not willing to be based in Skellefteå.
  • Northvolt is a fast-paced organisation and therefore we need someone with prior experience in complex industrial construction projects.
  • Construction experience working across Mechanical, Electrical and Structural disciplines will be highly regarded.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with the Construction PM to oversee the resolution of complex construction issues .
  • Provide engineering expertise to the Northvolt construction execution discipline supervisors.
  • Monitor the progress, ensuring project plan is moving forward to meet deadlines, foreseeing eventual impacts on the critical path.
  • Interact on regular basis with the contractors to ensure that the installation is in accordance with agreed schedule and meets the contractual obligations.
  • Work with the design and interface coordination manager to coordinate the multi-discipline design, construction, and installation activities
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports while also presenting progress to the management team

Personal success factors:
The person we are looking for is flexible, curios and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, grit and a sense of humor.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have :

  • A degree in Engineering or other relevant university degree
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience (7-10 for Senior) working on complex construction projects
  • Previous experience with leading a team is strongly desirable (for Senior)
  • Previous experience with end-to-end project delivery, from Basic Engineering through to commissioning, completions and handover is strongly desirable
  • Previous experience with large scale industrial projects is strongly desirable
  • Experience in supporting other project functions with input, including estimating, scheduling, HSE requirements
  • Strong knowledge of scheduling tools, specifically Primavera P6
  • Fluency in English both written and oral, Swedish is a plus
  • Must be proficient in MS Office

Specific Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to work as part of a multicultural team yet with the initiative and capacity to complete tasks independently
  • Excellent communication skills as the role requires constant interaction with team members and external parties such as contractors and vendors
  • High work ethic, multi-tasker, strong analytical ability and attention to details, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Flexible, friendly, motivated to take on new challenges
  • Highly organized and result driven

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.


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