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Electrical Engineer Specialist - Power System Calculation

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

Northvolt has an opportunity for an Electrical Engineer specialised in electrical power system calculations to join our growing engineering team and support the construction of our various factories throughout the world. In joining us you will play an important role in building some of the first large scale European battery factories and in the transition to a carbon-free society.As an engineer specializing in power system calculations, you will be reporting to the Group Electrical Design Manager and will develop and optimize the electrical system architecture for the various sites under development by Northvolt

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Modelling under the ETAP software the internal electrical distribution networks to carry out the electrical studies associated with a project as well as the corresponding calculation notes,

  • Power system calculations and associated reports: load distribution and voltage profile, short-circuit, motor starting, cable calculations, harmonics, dynamic studies, arc flash, discrimination and protection settings,

  • Development and/or validation of the HTB-HTA-LV protection schemes implemented throughout our distribution systems,

  • Analyse the requirements of the system operator (Grid Code) to carry out HTB / HTA connection studies and coordinate the technical requirements with the Electrical Design Managers

  • Prepare terms of reference and/or analyse offers for subcontracted power system simulation services.

  • Prepare and/or review electrical load schedules to design the internal electrical distribution system and size the electrical equipment.

  • Create and/or reviewing of SLDs, schematics, electrical design specifications and associated typical drawings.

  • Review power system calculations and various single line diagrams and schematics prepared by subcontractors during the detailed execution phase

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 from 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 :

Bachelors or Master’s in Electrical engineering
• Minimum of 4 years experience in electrical design/engineering for heavy industrial, manufacturing or process facilities such as pharmaceutical, data centres, oil & gas, automotive, food & beverage manufacturing, etc.
• Good theoretical basis for electrical calculations (sizing of cables, transformers, PFC, motor starting, load studies, load flows, short circuit calculations, harmonic studies and earth grid designs)
• Preference if prior minimum experience using power systems simulation software such as ETAP, Powerfactory, MATLAB power system toolbox etc.
• Fluency in English. Valuable (but not required) if fluency in other languages
• Computer literacy (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project)

Personal success factors:
• Good communication skills to interact with team members and external parties such as contractors, vendors and authorities.
• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Strong analytical ability and attention to details.
• 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.

Alvaro Rabanos | Contact Person

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