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Health and safety specialist - Construction

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Health and safety specialist to join our passionate team in Stockholm and sometimes in Västerås och Skellefteå.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

As Health and safety specialist you will have the responsibility as BAS-P and you will contribute to a construction that is built according to swedish work environment legislation. You will work intimately with the construction team and participate in the planning and design to secure a safe work environment during the construction phase.

In general you have a long experience in the field and have been working in large scale construction projects with high demands on security.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Participate in the planning and design of Northvolt Ett
  • Co-oordinate the planning and design with respect to work environment, to make sure that parties involved take each others planning and solutions into account to avoid risks of ill-health and accidents.
  • To cooperate with construction work environment coordinators for the execution of construction or civil engineering work (BAS-U), and continuously monitor the result of the coordination in such a way that detected deficiencies and risks are corrected.
  • To participate in risk assessments and other investigations, with the aim of ensuring that the design leads to any future risks in using the facility being detected and addressed at the earliest possible stage.
  • To prepare documentation describing the structure and design of the object and the building products used, in all respects to the extent of importance for safety and health in connection with work on the operation, maintenance, repair, alternation and demolition of the object.
  • Participate in the design of the work environment plan as well as the prior notification to the Work Environment Authority required for the project

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious 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 requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Safety coordinator is a vital member of the Construction team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter 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


  • Experience of the conduct of building and civil engineering work.
  • Experience of co-ordinating, directing or managing construction project
  • Experience of project preperation
  • Experience in similar tasks in large scale building and construction projects
  • Certifiaction as BAS-P is a plus
  • Knowledge in work environment and training in relvant swedish work environment provision regarding building and construction

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English and Swedish written and oral skills
  • Knowledge in CE-marking
  • Knowledge in relevant Swedish standards regarding building and construction
  • An eye for detail
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor
  • Passionate & purpose 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 was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.

The future needs high-quality, green batteries. And it needs lots of them.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving environment, dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. We are 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 are also preparing for upcoming positions at the main factory, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå.

We want to work with experienced battery experts as well as talented and purpose driven people from all kinds of disciplines to make this happen. Those of us already on board share a bold streak and a passion for our mission. We are prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Stefano Piscatelli | Hiring Manager

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