Project Engineer Service - ABB Facts

Do you want to energize your career by supporting our installed FACTS plants all over the world and by that, supporting a more efficient, reliable and sustainable global energy use? ABB’s FACTS unit in Västerås, Sweden, part of the group’s Power Grids division, currently has a vacancy for a Service/Field engineer, at our Global Service Center. If you want to work with advanced power and electrical systems and have the necessary drive and customer focus, FACTS offers a stimulating and dynamic environment in a global context where you will be working at the forefront of the industry.

Your challenge

As Service/Field Engineer within the service organization, you will work with high quality deliveries and cost effective engineering solutions for our customers. You will focus on maintenance, both preventive and corrective, as well as preparation, validation, reporting and follow up on service assignments. You will occasionally also participate in update projects and commissioning of FACTS plants around the world. This opens up for a stimulating role where you will work with all parts of a FACTS application from computer based control system to high voltage equipment like transformers, thyristor valves and cooling system. As you will travel about 40% of your time, mostly international, you can look forward to build up a large network and to have frequent contact with other engineering groups, project managers, local ABB offices, suppliers and our customers. You will for sure get the possibility to visit and face different countries and cultures.


We are looking for a driven, quality-orientated achieverfor this position. We would welcome applications from experienced professionals, as well as driven younger applicants who are keen to take their carriers to the next level. To excel in this position, you need to be organized, responsive and solution-driven, with a strong focus on delivering high quality results and serving the customer.You need to be able to work both in teams and independent since in most maintenance assignments you will be FACTS single representative.

A BSc in engineering, with a specialisation in electrical power, electronics, computer science or similar is required. Preferably you combine this with some years’ of experience from similar positions working with deliveries, services or commissioning’s of electrical power plants and/or control systems. An outgoing personality is a must, as this job entails a great deal of customer contacts and close cooperation with colleagues and suppliers. Since you will face the customer directly you also need to have the ability to identify and present improvements to the customer in a professional way. ABB is a truly global company and proficiency in English is required.

Additional information

Recruiting manager, Sofia Normark, will be happy to answer your questions regarding this position on:+46 (0) 73 060 22 90. Union representatives: Sveriges Ingenjörer: Lennart Molin,+46 (0) 21 32 41 91; Unionen: Ingrid Nilsson, +46 (0) 21 321 466; Ledarna: Lenny Larsson, +46 (0) 21 32 85 47.All other questions should be directed to recruitment consultantMärta Grimaldion: +46 (0) 73 684 41 15.

Please apply for this position at, quoting job ID: SE65518234. Your application should reach us no later than Sep 16, 2018, and include your CV, a cover letter and any relevant qualification certificates. 

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