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Electrical Craftsperson

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Date: 05-Jul-2022

Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom

Company: Uniper



We have an opportunity for an Electical Craftsperson to work as part of the EC&I team at Ratcliffe PowerStation. Ratcliffe Generates power from four 500MW Units, utlilising a mix of conventional and state-of-the-art technology to meet the energy demands of the UK. Ratcliffe also operates to help stabilise the national grid to ensure security of supply. This is a hands on role, focusing on fault finding, diagnostics, repair and maintenance.



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

  • Delivering routine based maintenance works on a wide and diverse variety of E,C&I plant and equipment.

  • Undertake maintenance of HV switchgear and system apparatus having the ability to recognise faults and provide corrective solutions.

  • Support and assist in engineering improvement projects in accordance with plant modification controls and process.

  • Contribute to continuous improvement through the job plan improvement and failure reporting and corrective action system (FRACAS) processes, conducting root cause problem solving where required.

  • Actively monitoring and contributing to Site safety and initiatives. 

  • Completion of SAP ‘data’ including contribution to the maintenance records, the defect root cause and record of findings. 

  • Supporting and mentoring trainees and other junior members of staff (i.e. apprentices) to develop future talent.

  • You will strive for and lead improvements and developments relating to the maintenance delivery aspects of your works.



Who we are seeking


  • A good working knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation and standards to IOSH or equivalent.

  • Time served relevant apprenticeship, or demonstrable suitably experienced and trained with significant expertise in electrical engineering maintenance practices on large scale industrial plant.

  • Extensive experience in the maintenance and fault rectification of HV circuit breakers and associated power distribution systems.

  • Be able to read and interpret electrical drawings and OEM technical manuals to enable you to complete maintenance on a range of electrical equipment and switchgear.

  • The ability to work effectively with peers and teams in a variety of contexts and situations.

  • A positive and proactive approach to all aspects of work.

  • Support colleagues and exchange ideas as well as constructive feedback.

  • Basic computer skills, knowledge of SAP, Nisoft and office applications e.g. word, excel.

  • Ability to use test equipment to fault find on electrical control systems and LV power systems. 


  • NEBOSH General Certificate.

  • HNC or HND in an appropriate engineering discipline.

  • Knowledge of maintenance management systems, ideally SAP, and understanding of the importance in completing and reporting back findings.

  • Excellent understanding of the commercial and financial effects of plant operation.




Should you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact the Talent Acquisition Manager; James.Seymour@Uniper.Energy


Please note all applications must be completed via our online application process.  Any CVs sent via email will not be taken into consideration, inline with our data protection policies. 



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Full time,  
Start Date:
Deadline: 09/05/2022
Salary: £33,475 - £36,394 + Private Medical, Flexible Benefits, Excellent Pension and bonus




Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.