Tool Install Superintendent



Gothenburg, Sweden
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Job Description

Tool Install Superintendent

Are you ready to be part of an innovative venture at the forefront of sustainable technology?

We are building a state-of-the-art Gigafactory that will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe. We are now looking for a passionate and experienced Tool Install Supervisor to our dynamic team within the Facility & EPC organization, where you will lead hands-on technical solutions directly in the field and play a pivotal role in installation and construction processes.

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 cars.

What you will do:
In this position you will act as a Superintendent and quickly respond to queries and resolve any technical barriers to completion between external and internal parties. As a Tool Install Supervisor, you will understand construction sequences and review designs for constructability on Clean Dry room equipment integration. Your role involves troubleshooting, walking down, and resolving issues that arise on the field in relation to process equipment integration with the Facility.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Work with supplier tech crews, NOVO field engineers, NOVO design engineers, local utility companies, and local statutory agencies to execute project installations
  • Interface with Facility engineering team, Process engineering team, construction team, procurement, equipment suppliers, and commissioning team to execute integration of equipment to NOVO Facility
  • Provide technical input to identify and resolve project risks including construction methods, work plan and material requirements, safety and schedule activities. Documents daily activities and meeting notes using Company approved document methods.
  • Coordinate with internal equipment team and external vendors to ensure that project work is equipped with appropriate equipment and material quantities to complete production within assigned budget and schedule.
  • Manage construction of complex equipment (fans, process equipment, etc.) and scopes within a treatment/process plant atmosphere.
  • Support and promote strict adherence to safety and process controls regarding operating equipment, worksite safety and documentation requirements
  • Coordinates project close out activities in line with Company standards and Juristriction checklist requirements.

Skills & Requirements
We believe that you have a hands on the field approach with focus on technical solutions. For this role you need experience with:

  • LV Electrical Systems, 24v IO troubleshooting, Fire alarm and network topography
  • Understanding of line diagrams, P&ID schematics, and building floor plans
  • Understanding of Mechanical completion and troubleshooting of equipment throughout installation
  • EU codes, CE, and ATEX

You possess expert knowledge in construction site equipment operation and maintenance, combined with a strong track record of enforcing safety protocols. Your passion for sustainability and commitment to making the world a better place make you an invaluable asset to our team.


  • At least 5-7 years of experience as General superintendent or as General foreman on large commercial or industrial construction projects
  • 5+ years of mechanical equipment and HVAC construction experience required.
  • 5+ years construction/field management experience
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English
  • Basic understanding of office programs Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics, and fundamentals geometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations


  • If you have a Bachelor's Degree
  • Prior experience with manufacturing or process plant construction