Would you like to use your Engineering skills to join an organization with a purpose?

The largest operator of district heating in Western Europe, serving over 2 million customers, Vattenfall Heat provides low and zero carbon heating and cooling solutions for private developers and public sector clients. Vattenfall is a Swedish-state owned utility and the 5th largest energy company in Europe. We have a uniting and clear purpose, to deliver fossil free living for our customers and the societies in which we operate within one generation. Formed two years ago, the Vattenfall Heat team in the UK has secured its first two major contracts and has a healthy pipeline and a reputation for disrupting and challenging the market- particularly in regards to driving environmental performance of heat solutions.

2020 will see us further developing projects throughout their lifecycle, from early negotiation, to closing deals and managing contracts during construction and operation.

Vattenfall is therefore searching for people to join our Engineering Department within the District Heating Business to work on development, execution and asset management of projects in London and Edinburgh.

The role

We have different roles available, on junior, medior and senior level. What is important to us is that you have knowledge of and/or experience in the Development, Execution or Asset Management phase of building projects preferably within District Heating.

What are the responsibilities?


This is an exciting opportunity to lead the development of zero-carbon district heating and cooling solutions. To be successful in this role you will have a good understanding of both commercial and technical principles and challenges of developing new district heating and cooling projects.

You will be working on development, construction or asset management of new district heating projects.

What do we expect from you?

• You are passionate about the decarbonisation of the energy industry
• You have a degree in Engineering or equivalent professional qualifications
• You have the ability to interface seamlessly between technical, commercial, operations, construction and legal specialists
• High motivation to contribute to Vattenfall’s ambitions, a self-starter and goal-oriented
• You are diligent and with attention to detail
• Fun, engaging and inspiring

The location of this position is London or Edinburgh. This job is available as a FLEXIBLE HOURS role and as a JOB SHARE.

Our offer

A challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field building up a new business. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer flexibility, respect for work life balance and the opportunity for working in a small, dedicated team with a true international outlook.

More information


We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the application button at this page. Please note that we don’t take applications sent in by email into consideration.

When applying, we kindly ask you to indicate which of the 3 sectors, Development, Execution or Asset Management, you would be interested in and on which level you consider yourself to be at: junior, medior or senior

At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps building a more profitable, efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of gender, age, and ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

We also 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.

We look forward to your application!