Would you like to shape the future and be part of a great R&D team? Do you have experience from experimental or routine testing within geotechnical methods? Do you want to work for one of Europe’s largest power utility companies? In that case, this might be the role for you.
  
Vattenfall is now recruiting a Senior Geotechnical Engineer. This is a permanent position at Vattenfall based in Älvkarleby, Sweden.
  
As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer at Vattenfall, you get the opportunity to participate in stimulating and highly diversified tasks. Vattenfall offers you a dynamic environment where you get to be part of a dedicated and motivated team with strong internal as well as external demand of services in geotechnics. You will have the opportunity to deploy agile methods like Scrum to deliver solutions for complex tasks.
  
ABOUT THE POSITION:
At Vattenfall you will get the chance to work in a global and growing company. Here you will get the opportunity to provide multiple business units with geotechnical support. You are hired to strenghten a dynamic team with close collaborations and with short decision paths. As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you may build a worldwide network of stakeholders.
  
TASK ASSIGNMENT:
• Represent R&D as an expert on geotechnical matters.
• Advise, train and inform others within and outside the organization on geotechnical matters.
• Provide geotechnical support in particular to Business Unit Offshore Wind and Business Unit Hydro.
• Support the creation of a new R&D Geotechnical Laboratory, e.g. with expertise, quality assurance and in the development of methods.
• Initiate and manage research within the geotechnical field aligned with the needs of our Business Units.
• Proactively monitor and contribute to external geotechnical research in areas of interest for Vattenfall Business Units.
• Contribute to geotechnical design tasks.
  
YOUR PROFILE:
You have at least a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with specialization in geotechnics or equivalent. Your expertise comprises experimental procedures, routine testing as well as computerized evaluation and verification within geotechnics.
  
The ideal candidate feels confident in the role as a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, has the ability to act as a technical expert and is willing to train and supervise junior colleagues. As a person, you are service-oriented, structured with an innovative mindset. You are flexible and adaptable in the event of unexpected changes. Furthermore, you are driven and strives to deliver solutions, committed and self-motivated. We are looking for someone who is communicative, curious and solution-oriented with project delivery experiences. You like to work both independently and in teams to co-creatively develop solutions to challenges. As Vattenfall operates in an international market, the position requires fluency in spoken as well as written English. If you know Swedish, it is considered a merit.
  
This recruitment is handled by an external staffing agency, Poolia. Please apply on their website via this link: https://www.poolia.se/lediga-jobb/uppsala/senior-geotechnical-engineer-to-vattenfall-2/61268/
 
  
ABOUT VATTENFALL:
Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest power utilities with the mission to produce, distribute and sell electricity heat and gas. We operate in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Poland, France, Norway, the Netherlands and the UK. Vattenfall has formulated a strategy with the purpose to Power Climate Smarter Living and the goal to enable fossil-free living within one generation.
  
We offer a challenging and international work environment and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  
Since Vattenfall is part of the Swedish critical infrastructure many of our positions are security classed. Since this position is security classed the final candidates will be subject to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.