Nordic Nuclear Trainee – Geoscientist
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Nordic Nuclear Trainee Program
Nordic Nuclear Trainee Program (NNTP) is a unique opportunity for young talents. The program will give extensive skills and training for young nuclear professionals who are in the early stage in their career, and it will also offer a great possibility to build networks among nuclear professionals in the Nordic countries. NNTP is organized jointly by Fortum, Teollisuuden Voima, Uniper and Vattenfall. Read more about the program and our collaboration here.
Our offer to you as a Nordic Nuclear Trainee at Vattenfall
Nordic Nuclear Trainee Program is the kickstart of your career within Vattenfall. You will have the opportunity to develop your professional and personal skills over the course of 15 months. In the Nordic Nuclear Trainee Program you will take part in workshops and site visits during the seminar weeks. Each position comes with a competitive salary and an excellent remuneration package.
Every trainee position is linked to a department within a specific business area and a working location. This means that each position has its own specific responsibilities and challenges and matching profile.
Your responsibilities as a Geoscientist
The Department of Site Modelling and Monitoring is working to gather better geoscientific understanding of the site of SKB’s planned final repositories. A better understanding of the site ensures the safe construction of the repositories, minimizes the environmental impact on the surrounding areas during the construction phase and creates a solid base for further analysis of the post-closure safety of the repositories.
The main activities within the department are:
- Developing investigation and modelling methods
- Implementing investigations in the field
- Geological, hydrogeological, hydrochemical and ecological monitoring of the area
- Modelling of collected site data
As a trainee you will be part of all of the above-mentioned activities. Your main task throughout will be to identify areas where our work can be digitized and, if possible, implement digitalized working procedures.
Whether you want a climate smarter career as a specialist, visionary manager or inspirational project lead in the nuclear industry, we offer you these possibilities within the Nordic Nuclear Trainee Program. We are looking for recent graduates holding a Master´s Degree of Science, with a maximum of five years of experience. You are fluent in Swedish and English. Furthermore, you are willing to relocate for possible assignments throughout the organization. Of course you identify yourself with our principles: active, open, positive and safe.
You recognize yourself in the following qualifications:
- Education in a field of natural sciences or engineering with specialization in one of the following areas: Environment and water technology, Natural resource technology or Rock and facility technology
- To succeed in this role you need to have a good basic understanding in one or more of the following scientific disciples: geology, hydrogeology, rock mechanics or chemistry
- You have a great ability to collaborate with others – since you will work within a large collaboration project that requires the involvement of many different skills and people
- You have the ability to create a comprehensive picture of a complex task
- You have a good ability to structure and plan your work and you are able to work effectively as there will be a lot of work that needs to be put in place within a short period of time
The base location of this role is flexible, either in Forsmark or Solna.
Diversity & inclusion – in everything we do
At Vattenfall we build on the fact that diverse teams can outperform homogeneous teams. But we can only unleash and leverage the power of diversity, if we make everybody feel included. Read more about our important work on diversity & inclusion.
We welcome your application, including resume and cover letter, in English. Interviews will be held in Swedish. You can read more about Nordic Nuclear Trainee Program here.
Last day to apply is November 21st 2019. Selection period starts in week 48, followed by interviews in week 49. An assessment is also part of the recruitment process and will take place on December 10th. The last step will be a pre-employment screening. Starting date of the Nordic Nuclear Program will be on March 16th 2020.
We look forward to your application!
If you have any questions, feel free to contact:
Regarding the Trainee Program – program coordinators Sara Sahl, Sara.Sahl@vattenfall.com or Malin Alexis Nordin, Malin.AlexisNordin@vattenfall.com
Regarding the specific trainee position – hiring manager Malin Mikic,
+46 (0)70-325 01 99
Regarding the recruitment process – responsible recruiter Isis Larsson,
+46 (0)76-136 47 32
Union representatives: Saco-SKB Marika Westman, Ledarna Bo Johansson, Unionen Carina Gottfridsson, +46 (0)8-459 84 00.
SKB, Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company, is tasked with managing Swedish nuclear and radioactive waste in a safe way. In 2009 we selected a site for the Spent Fuel Repository and in 2011 we submitted the applications to build the repository in Forsmark.
Since Vattenfall is a part of the Swedish critical infrastructure, many of our services are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates might be subjected to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.