Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest generators of electricity and the largest producer of heat. The Vattenfall Group has slightly more than 20,000 employees. Vattenfall’s core markets are Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands. The Group also conducts business in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Poland and the UK. The Parent Company, Vattenfall AB, is 100%-owned by the Swedish state. Energy is our contribution to quality of life – day after day. With around 20,000 colleagues Vattenfall provides comprehensive electricity and heating offerings to several million customers in northern Europe. For the work ahead we need people who are fully dedicated to our customers and to a sustainable society – people like you.
Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities like solar PV and batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition, we have a clear strategy to develop our solar PV and battery operations further.
Become part of our Mission and help us to achieve our goal of being fossil free within one generation.
For our Secondary Structures department in Business Unit Offshore Wind, we are looking for a CAD Designer to prepare 3D models of foundations for our portfolio of offshore wind farms and to document final design in 2D. You will be working in our CAD team with focus on secondary structures, together with foundation design and manufacturing teams. Our ambition is to build inhouse competence which enables us to model our foundations from the early concept stage across detailed design to manufacturing and innovative use of the 3D models.
Are you interested in a job with influence and responsibility, and be a part of a growing organization with a clear ambition to promote Offshore Wind as the key future source of renewable energy, you may be the person we are looking for.
The Civil and Structural Engineering department is the competence centre for all issues related to offshore wind foundations, from FEED design and detailed design to manufacturing, O&M and decommissioning.
The location will be in Kolding, Denmark or in Hamburg, Germany but occasional travel within northern Europe should be expected.
As CAD Designer you will be part of the process of creating industry leading designs for Vattenfall’s offshore wind foundations and thus to maintain our strong competitive position.
Your main responsibilities include:
You have an educational background as CAD designer or engineer with a good understanding of structural design and several years of experience from a similar position. You have an innovative mind-set and can see yourself working in an environment where we value entrepreneurship, the pragmatic approach and helpfulness in our daily work. You can work self-dependent while sharing and seeking knowledge in the team. You show initiative and have a flexible approach to your work. You possess good interpersonal skills and can communicate technical messages on a clear and constructive way both internally and to external partners. The following specific qualifications are important for this position:
We offer a challenging and independent job in an informal working environment. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues as ‘Ask and Share’ concept is essential for the way we work. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.
At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps building a more profitable, efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of gender, age, and ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
For more information about the position you are welcome to contact Victor Moor, Head of Secondary Structures & Hydrodynamics on +49 1737905821.
For more information about the recruitment process contact Anica Zerfuss on +49 15202510649.
We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the application button at this page. Last day to apply is the 3rd of February.
We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website as we cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.
Due to COVID-19 we adapted our application process to the current conditions. Interviews regarding this position will be conducted via video conference. Do you have any questions about the application process or how we deal with COVID-19? Please visit our FAQ list in advance.
We look forward to receiving your application!