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Job function:  Engineering & Operations
Working hours:  Full time
Contract type:  Unlimited
Department:  Materials and Structural Analysis
Date:  13 Sep 2023

Nottingham, GB

Company:  Uniper

Structural Analysis Engineer

Uniper needs an individual with knowledge and experience of undertaking structural integrity assessment work in the Power Generation sector, or equivalent. We welcome any candidate who wishes to contribute to our safety record in the management of pressure systems and rotating equipment, both gas and steam turbines, and towards methods of maintaining their reliability and extending their operating life. This role contains ample opportunity for individuals to demonstrate creative problem solving approaches in a field where numerous engineering subjects come together to deliver solutions.   


We are Uniper


At Uniper, we are pro-actively transforming the world of energy whilst at the same time ensuring security of energy supply. As an internationally operating company, we work in very diverse teams with the greatest possible working time flexibility for our employees. Our corporate culture is characterized by equal opportunities, mutual appreciation, and respect. With us, you will be able to develop new business models, work on technological solutions for a modern, sustainable, and future-oriented energy supply as well as pro-actively help to shape changes. Interested? Then we will look forward to meeting you!


Your task


The successful candidate will be expected to be responsible for:

  • Delivering structural integrity related assessments to the business.
  • Supporting the development of projects in tandem with other team members.
  • Working with a high degree of autonomy including the execution, if required, of any and all computer modelling, independent calculations and produce written reports, to a high standard of English containing the appropriate advice.  
  • Proactively driving through projects to completion.
  • Liaising with customers and colleagues, such as inspection teams, to obtain necessary information for the assessments.
  • Delivering projects and work assignments to time and quality and within an agreed budget.
  • Providing assessment of defective components, which may include, but is not restricted to: pressure vessels pipework, headers and drums, valve bodies, steam chests, rotors, blades, gas turbine components .


Your profile

  • Essential 

  • Strong analytical skills in the area of structural integrity and fracture mechanics assessments (ideally R6/R5, or equivalent, e.g. API‑579/ASME FFS-1, BS 7910 and/or associated software packages).
  • Experience in the application of both creep and fatigue crack growth approaches.
  • A demonstrated history in the supply of Fitness For Service assessments, ideally in the Power Generation Industry, or equivalent sectors.
  • Experience of using finite element  (ideally Abaqus), or the ability to develop this skill quickly within the role.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the preparation of detailed technical reports and presentations.
  • Experience of working independently.
  • Experience of liaising with NDT/Welding specialists/Metallurgists to deliver assessments of defective components.
  • Experience of reading and interpreting engineering drawings.

  • Desirable:


  • Knowledge of Gas Turbine component integrity and assessment techniques.
  • Advanced practitioner of finite element analysis (Abaqus).


Your benefits

At Uniper, we not only reward our employees with attractive salaries, an excellent company pension and health related benefits for their hard work and dedication to shaping the future energy transition. You can also expect a supportive working culture that offers a wide range of creative and innovative ideas. We enable various flexible working arrangements, whilst also supporting with home office equipment.


Through regular training and workshops, together we work towards visualising yourself in our company as if it were your own. We support you in highlighting your individual potential, achieving your personal goals, and reaching your ambitions. We invite you to become part of our diverse company with international colleagues from more than 80 countries


  • Competitive salary
  • Personal development and Learning opportunities
  • Enhanced company pension – With up to 12% company contributions
  • 26 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays rising with service
  • Free electric vehicle charging at our sites
  • In house Occupational Health Services
  • Company funded Private Medical Insurance including free GP service
  • Performance related benefits
  • Access to a range of flexible benefits such as Share Incentive Plan, Dental, Critical Illness and Life Insurance, Cycle2Work, Health Care Cash plan or buy and sell extra holiday 
  • Future career opportunities (UK & International) with a strong focus on Diversity Equity and Inclusion


Our employees are the reason for our success. Therefore, you will find many other benefits at the local level to help you reach your potential. Energy evolutionary wanted!


Your contact


Should you have any questions about this opportunity, lease contac the talent acquisition manager,


Please note all applications should be submitted via the online portal, any CVs sent via email will not be taken into consideration. 



Job information 


Contract type: Unlimited   
Working Hours:     Full time   
Start Date: ASAP
Deadline: 31/07/2023
Salary: £51,423 to £73,673 + Generous Pension Scheme, Private Medical and flexible benefits. 


As an employer, Uniper is committed to diversity and equal opportunities. Therefore, we encourage applications from suitably qualified individuals whose capabilities match the role requirements regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, ideology, sexual identity or marital status. We live inclusion and support flexible working.











































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