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Design Engineer

Vacancy available until August 24th, 2020.

28 July 2020

Vattenfall Heat UK is now looking for a Design Engineer to join our UK based Engineering and Technical team.

Vattenfall Heat UK is rapidly growing and has been successful in securing large district heating and cooling network opportunities in London and Scotland. Our portfolio covers providing heat and cooling to customers on projects from 2,000 homes up to 20,000 homes. Our solutions deliver zero-carbon opportunities and include heat from Energy from Waste, large scale heat pumps and integration of other available waste heat sources. This is an exciting opportunity to drive the development of new zero-carbon solutions for large scale developments and key strategic areas.

Vattenfall has got a long experience in operating heat networks across Europe, where we serve 2.2 million heat customers and this role will be working closely with our colleagues to bring best practice to the UK.

We are looking for a Design Engineer who is passionate about delivering zero-carbon solutions for new areas and developments. This role will focus on developing engineering solutions from the early bidding stage up to RIBA stage 4 detailed designs. The Design Engineer will work closely on projects with Engineering Managers and Project Development Engineers. To be successful in this role the candidate should be passionate about zero-carbon energy, have excellent attention to detail and outstanding technical knowledge of thermodynamics and hydraulics. Ideally, you will have previous working experience of working with AutoCAD and other design software tools.


Qualifications and Experience

Profile and skills

Location: this role will be based in London.

Our offer

A challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. We offer flexibility, respect for work-life balance and the opportunity for working in a small, dedicated team with a truly international outlook.

Our organisation

Energy is our contribution to the 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!
At Vattenfall, we believe, that the only way to make fossil-free living within a generation possible is to power and help manage all energy-aspects of our customers’ lives to create climate smarter living – building by building, district by district, city by city.

More information

This role is open as a flexible hours role and as a job share.

We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the application button at this page. Last day to apply is Aug 24th 2020.
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.
For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Tamara van Amersfoort:

We look forward to your application!

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