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Civil Design Engineer (m/w/d)

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Heide
  • On-site
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Heide
  • On-site

We are searching for an experienced and motivated Civil Design Engineer in Germany to join our team for a major capital project in Northern Germany.

You will be part of the Factory Program leadership team that will drive the planning, purchasing, construction and commissioning of our new battery factory in Heide, Germany. Built in multiple phases over 5+ years the factory represents a multi-billion Euro investment project. Together with your colleagues from the Program team you will be accountable to lead internal and external teams cross-functionally to deliver on company targets and in line with customer expectations.

About the job
As part of the Civil, Structural, Architectural Northvolt design team, in this role you will be the Civil Underground Design Engineer for the Road, Paving and Underground services of our battery factories.

Responsible for preparing, reviewing or coordinating the civil engineering design, on assigned project.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Preparation or review of Northvolt underground drainage philosophy and implementation in design as well as Coordination/ gathering the civil design requirements from multiple disciplines
  • Ensure coordination between internal /external stakeholders and design consultants as well as compliance with environmental requirements and
    carry out conceptual design independently
  • Attendance in inter-disciplinary BIM/model reviews or 2D drawing reviews and in design meetings as well as control of material quantities
  • Ensure deliverables required to be submitted by design consultants are provided in a timely, safe, efficient and high-quality manner and resolve technical queries from Contractors
  • Work with the Maintenance and Operations Teams to achieve a successful handover of the design documentation and flawless start-up as well as creation or review of civil, underground, road and paving design procedures, basis of design, civil design specifications and associated typical drawings i.e. Northvolt factory blueprint electrical design, while ensuring full compliance with Northvolt policies, regulation and governance

The person we are looking for has great communication skills as have constant interaction with team members and external parties such as contractors, vendors, authorities and auditors. You have high work ethic, you are a multi-tasker with strong analytical ability and attention to details as well as critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. You also need to be passionate & purpose driven - as we work for a more sustainable future and have a can do-attitude with an entrepreneurial spirit together with the ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently. We are looking for a driven, caring and structured team member. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor, while being highly organized and result driven.

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.

Please note that candidates considered for employment with NV may be subject to a mandatory background check process.

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 Civil Engineering
  • Professional registration - Chartered Civil Engineer, or equivalent
  • Computer literacy (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Fluency in English
  • Valuable (but not required) is fluency in other languages, including German
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in Advanced Manufacturing or similar industry
  • Experience of carrying out civil engineer design work
  • Experience of working in a multidiscipline environment
  • Experience on brownfield and greenfield projects
  • Experience in all project design phases, from concept to basic and detailed design
  • Experience of following design projects through to construction phase
  • Experience of site based engineering roles
  • Experience with, and motivated to, setting up work methods and procedures, work with process evaluation and documentation.
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment
  • Experience of working with European and German standards and regulations

Specific skills

  • Experience using all/some of MicroDrainage, AutoCAD, Civil 3D software
  • Design of cut and fill earthworks
  • Design of gravity flow drainage systems; fire protection, equipment drainage, stormwater drainage
  • Design of road and paving
  • Design of excavations and trenches
  • Design of sumps and ponds

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

  • 4 semaines de vacances / 4 weeks of vacation

  • Journées maladie illimitées / Unlimited sick days

  • Programme de parts / Employee Stock Option Program

  • RPDB / DPSP

  • Compte Frais Employés / Employee Spending Account

  • Télémédecine / Telemedicine

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.


Adrienn Bock | Contact Person

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