Statkraft AS

International Trainee Programme: Electrical Engineering within Technology, Project & Process

Are you looking to start your career as a trainee in a company where you’ll be surrounded by and learn from smart people who truly care about their work positively impacting the green energy transition? 

Statkraft’s International Trainee Programme is a great introduction into working life. You will spend 16 months learning and developing yourself alongside other graduates, and kick start your career in renewables. The programme consists of three job rotations across the company, of which at least one will be abroad. As a trainee, you will participate in various professional development courses and gatherings to acquire new skills and share experiences. You will also become a part of our brand-new CEO-led Future Board – an advisory board made up of trainees and young professionals at Statkraft who will advise and challenge our CEO on key issues and topics. For the first time ever, young professionals get a seat at the table, and will help shape our future here at Statkraft. 

Engineering Trainee in Technology, Project & Process 
Location: Oslo. 

The Technology, Project & Process department consists of a team of cutting-edge professionals with the task of providing disciplinary expertise to support operating units in daily operations and maintenance projects, execute system support and perform analysis on a portfolio level. We are also responsible for coordination across operating units for experience exchange and synergy effects. 

With us, you will be working in the exciting world of renewable energy: From helping to optimise and run advanced renewable power plants across the globe, to providing state-of-the-art solutions fit for the future.  

As an Electrical Engineering Trainee in Technology, Project and Process, you will: 

  • Contribute to and develop our global services and support function for operating units 

  • Collaborate with a broad network of colleagues and stakeholders to drive improvement within your field of expertise 

  • Impact the continuous development and implementation of new technical standards within the area of Electrical Engineering. 

  • Work in an international environment with exciting opportunities for personal and professional development

About you:

We are looking for trainees with the essential skills to future-proof our business and renewable energy solutions. This includes: 

  • Master`s degree in Electrical Engineering or other relevant technical fields 

  • Knowledge of technologies within hydropower, wind and solar 

  • Interest and curiosity in the future development of the renewable energy industry 

  • Self-driven and structured, with the ability to see both the full picture and details 

  • Strive to drive lean process design and improvements 

  • Fluency in English is required 

At Statkraft, we’re always looking for people with great social and communication skills. People who love to lead, teach and help others learn.  

Why Statkraft?

Statkraft has been making clean energy possible for over a century. That’s what we offer. 125 years of unrivalled expertise in supplying the world with what it needs most. We envision a world that runs entirely on renewable energy. Because in the fight against climate change, we don’t see renewable energy as part of the solution – we believe it must be the solution and we need your help in doing that. With us, you’ll shape and build a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match.  

What we offer

  • Unlimited learning opportunities at various levels of the organisation including Linkedin Learning and inspiring leaderships program like IMD  

  • The chance to grow your career alongside a truly global network of experts, leaders, specialists and graduates from different countries and backgrounds 

  • The opportunity to work somewhere with pride, and to be able to honestly say “My work is contributing to saving the planet” 

  • A work culture that puts emphasis on the individual, offering flexible working solutions, parental leave and work life balance principles  

  • A focus on fun outside of work, supported by various activity groups such as soccer, yoga, sailing, climbing, boxing, cabin rentals, and much more (programmes vary depending on location) 

Practical information 

To apply please attach your CV, motivation letter and certificates/grade transcriptsIn your application clearly specify which of the roles above you are interested in (can be multiple).  If multiple locations are presented, please specify wanted location.

To be eligible to apply, please note that you must hold a completed Master’s Degree within September 2022, and have no more than two years of work experience (excluding internships, summer jobs, part-time jobs and similar). 

For more information about the International Trainee Programme please access our website,

Deadline to apply is October 3rd, 2021.

Statkraft manages critical infrastructure and services in several countries. The applicant must be eligible for security clearance and authorisation.  


For questions please reach out to, and we will handle your request as soon as possible. 

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