Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 Mar 2020

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

The Department of Energy Technology, under the School of Industrial Engineering and Management, has extensive laboratory activities where a creative and dynamic technical support in the laboratory is a necessity to drive the experimental business forward. The position involves close collaboration with other technical staff, laboratory managers, researchers and doctoral students with the goal of contributing to a successful research environment.

Job description

The position contains the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Design support for experimental research and education projects in collaboration with researchers and doctoral students (including assessment of design drawings for external production)
  • Construction of test rigs, commissioning and support
  • Mechanical manufacturing (lathe, milling, welding etc.)
  • Purchasing support
  • Participate in the development of risk assessments
  • Fire safety responsible (training via employer), chemical responsible person, in collaboration with colleague
  • Service and maintenance of the lab and workshop infrastructure


  • At least upper secondary education in mechanics or equivalent.
  • Work experience in mechanical design, manufacture and assembly.
  • Basic knowledge in 3-phase electricity
  • Basic knowledge of English

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competence and suitability. It includes collaboration ability, independence and flexibility in a dynamic work environment.

It is a merit with:

  • Work experience in electrical / electronics
  • Work experience in welding

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH's webpage .


Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad. Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application.

The employment begins with a six month probation period.

Other information

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Type of employment: Probationary period
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: As agreement
Salary: Monthly salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: M-2020-0531

  • Andrew Martin, +46 8 790 7473 email:
  • Jens Fridh, +46 8 790 7482, email:
  • Helena Lundquist, +46 8 790 7174 email:
  • Published: 2020-03-10
    Last application date: 2020-03-31

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