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  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      December 28,2020
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    Switchgear Engineer

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    Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
    Job type

    ABB is a global company leading the way in electricity transmission and distribution, process and production automation, as well as electrical, electronic and installation engineering products and systems.

    The Electrification (EL) division supplies a wide variety of products and
    services to customers in the production and distribution of electrical energy.

    Within this division, the Service Department Distribution Solutions (ELDS) takes care of the technical and commercial handling of preventive and corrective maintenance work, retrofits and upgrades, inspections and test work, as well as the expansion and replacement of existing low and medium voltage installations. Service contracts will be an increasingly important part of the work. Within this service department we are looking for a:

    Switchgear Engineer

    In this position you are responsible for installing, assembling, repairing, expanding and converting electrical installations including high, medium and low voltage installations.

    Your activities include overhauling, installing, laying and completing cabling / wiring, setting protections and solving malfunctions of various high, medium and low voltage switches. All this in the field of the client. You report hierarchically to the department manager and functionally to the Service Coordinator. You also participate in our breakdown service.

    • You have completed an MBO Electrical Engineering training, preferably in energy technology.
    • You have three years of experience in a similar position.
    • You have a good knowledge of safety regulations with regard to assembly and installation regulations.
    • In addition to the Dutch language, you master the English language in word and writing.
    • We consider it a matter of course to follow the technical developments in the relevant field.
    • You have the right social and communication skills and you are flexible, resistant to stress and able to maintain an overview.
    • You are in possession of a BE driving license.
    • You don't have a 9 to 5 mentality.

    Our offer:
    We offer you a varied and responsible job in an international concern that attaches great importance to the development of its employees, quality and safety. You are given the freedom to take on a range of responsibilities in a rapidly evolving environment. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package and real career opportunities.

    Register your CV and apply online at by clicking on 'Career'.
    For questions about the vacancy, please contact Jacqueline Pereboom, George Hintzenweg 81, 3068 AX Rotterdam, e-mail:, tel. 010-4078214
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