Electrical Safety Specialist



Other Engineering
Gothenburg, Sweden
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Job Description

Electrical Safety Specialist

We are building a state-of-the-art Gigafactory that will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe. To make that happen we need the best to join our in-house Engineering, Procurement & Construction Management (EPCM) team. We are now looking for a Construction Field Superintendent to join our fantastic team – come be a part of an exciting journey together with us!

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery.

Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Our mission is to build a ”First in Class” gigafactory that transforms Volvo Cars into a full EV (Electrical Vehicle) manufacturer - using the most sustainable and innovative methods in construction, whilst achieving the highest level of trust with all service providers to perform the safest, fastest, cost-effective and excellent quality of craftsmanship project in the industry.

Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

What you will do

As an Electrical Safety Specialist, you will create HSE electrical routines and rules on site and implement those in the daily work on site. You will help other to ensure routines and safe handling are followed by performing electrical safety walks on site, and record and take necessary action to correct the discovered issues. This role includes also to collaborate closely with other NOVO HSE teams regarding electrical safety on site.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing and enforcing policies to establish a culture of electrical health and safety environment.

  • Evaluate practices, procedures, and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the Swedish law.

  • Coordinate and secure that necessary people in the electrical areas have the right training.

  • Train NOVO personnel in electrical safety regulations and also coordinate external electrical trainings for NOVO personnel.

  • Support contractors and suppliers on site with information and training regarding electrical safety and Swedish regulations requirements if needed.

Skills & Requirements

  • Good knowledge in the Swedish electrical regulations.

  • Fluency in Swedish and English both written and oral skills.

  • 5+ years documented experience with electrical safety in industries, electrical power companies or similar.

  • Have a high safety mindset to create a safe electrical environment.

  • Great communication skills, as you will have constant interaction with team members and external parties such as contractors, vendors, authorities, and auditors.