Construction Field Supervisor- Electrical



Other Engineering, People & HR, Operations
Gothenburg, Sweden
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Job Description

Are you a fast mover who love to exceed expectations? The NOVO Energy team is growing fast, and we’re now looking for a Field Supervisor (Arbetsledare) in our MEP-team. In this role you will have a key position with ownership over onsite work activities, installations & executions!

We are building a state-of-the-art Gigafactory that will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe.

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 have a driven role in our construction organization in building the new Gigafactory. As Construction Field Supervisor you will have full ownership over onsite works activities, contractor’s coordination and timely execution within Electrical & Controls.

You will be responsible for the field installation works, management of the work fronts, on site material and equipment provisions, quality of installation, and a safe work environment. You will ensure that the execution develops according to design requirements and overall program plan while using most sustainable and efficient methods in construction.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead on site installation supervision, in close collaboration with the Construction Management Team to address priorities, reviewing and commenting on construction schedules ensuring the most suitable solutions in terms of assembly sequences, safety, constructability, feasibility, etc
  • Lead the effort of managing field installation by providing all the necessary requirements for contractors to keep a productive work environment. Including materials and/or equipment identified and assigned, clearing the work front for the upcoming task, and ensuring there is no obstacle that would delay the work from moving forward.
  • Assisting the EPCM Team with tasks related to onsite activities, work sequencing, progress input for payments verification, schedule review and updates, change management issues arising from situations in the field.
  • Lead, plan and coordinate the effort with contractor counterparts to ensure the orderly collection and management of written records of inspections, controls and test results for the purpose of approvals of installation completed systems.
  • Facilitate the field inspections and punch-list reviews with Commissioning and/or Facilities teams.
  • Ensuring that quality of works meets Company and industry standards, coordinate and supervise tests, making sure that controls and inspections are carried out in accordance with established schedules, including the necessary 3rd party inspections.
  • Become a core of the EPCM team, supporting on developing the organization accordingly to Company mission and supporting hand in hand team members.

Skills & Requirements
We are looking for individuals with an eye for detail and a strong drive to exceed expectations. You should have a positive attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit while being able to handle a fast-paced environment and tight deadlines with ease. We value flexibility, a commitment to quality, kindness, motivation to take on new challenges, and a good sense of humour. If you are passionate about your work and driven to achieve your goals, then this role is perfect for you.

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in large-scale construction projects with multidisciplinary complexity and experience on Swedish construction sites is meritorious
  • Solid technical experience in construction site management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English

Information about the recruitment process during the summer vacation period:
We would like to inform you that our recruitment process may take longer than usual due to the holiday season. We ask for your understanding as our lead times are extended during the summer, and we appreciate your patience. We will review your application as soon as possible and get back to you at the earliest opportunity.
__Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to connecting with you!