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Project Lead Engineer, EPC – Vasteras, Sweden

  • Job reference: UK0000060
  • Sector: Nuclear, Power
  • Location: Västerås
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Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity.

We combine SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and ABB’s deep technological knowledge to create a company dedicated to substations – we are Linxon.

Linxon is a joint venture company set up by SNC-Lavalin and ABB to turnkey electrical AC substation projects. Linxon will undertake turnkey electrical alternating current substation projects related to renewable and conventional power generation, power transmission and transportation solutions. Turnkey solutions will include project design, engineering, procurement, construction, management, commissioning and after-sales support.

In this new role, you will have the opportunity to be part of the early days of a new company as it is being created and shaped for the future. If you like new challenges, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are interested in working with other motivated and seasoned professionals with expertise in the EPC business, backed up by two large, well-established organizations, then this is the new opportunity for you.

Project Lead Engineer, EPC – Vasteras, Sweden

We are looking for a highly motivated Project Lead Engineer for EPC High Voltage Substations,
mainly in the Scandinavian markets, with the possibility to work in other markets as well. 
You will work in a skilled team on a wide range of international Transmission & Distribution (T&D) substation projects, classified as high engineering complexity. In this role, you will focus on the management of engineering interfaces and scope of work involved in high voltage substation design and construction projects. You will also serve as technical lead for the complete substation scope, from the tender phase throughout sales handover, until the award of the Factory Acceptance Certificate (FAC) for turnkey projects, or engineered packages according to the project-related division of work.


The Project Lead Engineer will:

• Ensure activities related to all engineering disciplines and teams within the project are effectively and cost-efficient executed, in accordance with the contract specification, quality standards and safety requirements.
• Plan and coordinate engineering activities and resources across the assigned projects.
• Act as a design authority for engineering deliverables in all applicable engineering disciplines.
• Ensure compliance with engineering guidelines, standards and quality across the complete engineering process.
• Ensure close cooperation with engineering teams located at our operation centre in India and Slovakia.
• Coordinate directly with clients, engineer, sub-contractors and suppliers technical issues and technical interfaces
• Attend site during construction phase and be the focal point for all site related technical queries and/or instructions.
• Coordinate and cooperate with the site- and commissioning manager. 
• Clarify potential issues or provide solutions to correct identified problems.
• Always put safety first – understand and follow Operational Health & Safety procedures and guidelines.


• A degree in Electrical or Power Engineering.
• Extensive experience in substation design with focus on system design integration
• Proven experience in the Scandinavian market with knowledge of local standards and customer requirements, especially Norway and Sweden.
• Ability to organize work, manage priorities and consistently meet deadlines.
• Good customer service, communication and interpersonal skills.
• You should also be capable to work with project planning software, such as MS project or PRIMAVERA.
• Experience in engineering projects for Swedish public utilities 
• In this role, it is required that you are fluent in English as well as either Swedish or Norwegian.
• You should also be willing to travel for work up to 20%.
• It would be considered additional value if you have at least basic knowledge of CAD/CAE applications and tools and/or understand electronic records management systems.

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