Are you a wizard when it comes to automation hardware? Come and work with VEO!

VEO is an international energy expert offering electrification and automation solutions for power generation, transmission, distribution and utilisation. VEO’s headquarters and factory are located in Vaasa, Finland. The company and its subsidiaries employ 450 people in Finland, Sweden, Norway and the UK. The VEO Group’s turnover in 2017 amounted to EUR 88 million, of which 70 per cent is export.

We are looking for a

Lead Engineer

with a sharp focus on electrification and automation hardware in hydropower plants. You will be working for our Power Generation unit and lead our design team in various projects, spanning from planning electrification and automation solutions for hydro and thermal power plants to expanding the instrumentation systems of existing plants.

VEO offers

At VEO you will join a great team with solid experience in a modern, dynamic working environment. We offer a position filled with a versatile range of tasks, which give you the opportunity to challenge yourself and develop your professional competence. We are proud to say that over 94% of our employees would recommend VEO as an employer to their friends and partners.

As a Lead Engineer, it is your call to define the technical solutions that will be implemented in projects. You can be sure that your expertise is widely appreciated. Our Sales team, for instance, will count on you when they need technical support in projects related to your skills. Since we operate mainly in the Nordic countries and the UK, your fluency in English and Swedish will make you the perfect match for this position.

Position requirements

  • 3–5 years of experience from projects in electrification, automation and instrumentation of hydro or thermal power plants, commissioning included
  • Process knowledge from different fields of power generation
  • Fluency in English and Swedish, both written and oral.

Required skills (in both design and commissioning)

As VEO’s new Lead Engineer you must have expertise in

  • Automation hardware
  • Low-voltage switchgear and electrification systems
  • UPS systems, DC power transmission systems, standby generators
  • Field instrumentation interfaces (both mechanical and electrical) for processes and systems
  • Frequency converter operations
  • Medium-voltage switchgear and protection
  • Generator synchronisation and protection

We value

  • Previous experience from design assignments in other process industries
  • Good skills in organising, scheduling and leading a project-specific planning team
  • Solution-focused mindset
  • Target-driven team players who want to join us in working towards VEO’s goals. 


Vaasa, Tampere, Seinäjoki, Paimio, Rovaniemi


Please send your CV together with a completed application form by 30 November 2018.

More information:

Engineering Manager Jan Rönnholm, +358 207 190 223,