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C&I Craftsperson

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Date: 17-Jan-2023

Location: Ratcliffe-on-Soar, GB

Company: Uniper



At Ratcliffe, we play a key role in the transition to a low carbon future, generating electricity when there is insufficient renewable power and providing security of supply to the UK. Ratcliffe is the UK’s cleanest ever coal fired power station, fitted with SCR de-NOx technology and Flue Gas Desulphurisation.

We are currently recruiting for C&I Craftsperson’s at Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station, this is a tremendous opportunity for hands on C&I craftsperson with a practical attitude who will help support the 500MW energy generation units with your fault-finding diagnostic, repair and maintenance skills.

So, if you’re up for the challenge and want be part of one of the biggest generating assets operating in the UK, we would like to hear from you!



What we offer

At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Enhanced company pension – Upto 12% company contribution
  • 26 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Performance related benefits
  • Wide range of flexible benefits such as Holiday purchase, Dental & Cycle to Work scheme
  • Job related personal development
  • Future career opportunities (UK & International) – It’s not just about the short term, we are committed to your long term future at Uniper!



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

We are looking for people who can bring a flexible, enthusiastic approach, are highly self-motivated, conscientious and can demonstrate ownership of issues through to the implementation of solutions.

Key Activities:

  • To provide Fault finding and diagnostic support
  • An adaptable and flexible approach to problems, and applying ingenuity to resolve them
  • Ownership of issues through to implementation of solutions.
  • Experience of control and instrumentation maintenance within a large-scale plant environment.



Who we are seeking


  • Relevant training or experience with control and instrumentation engineering maintenance.
  • Safety training qualification
  • Be able to read and interpret electrical schematic / loop / P&ID drawings and OEM technical manuals to ensure correct operation and maintenance of control and instrumentation plant and apparatus.
  • Ability to use test equipment to diagnose faults on control systems and control loops.
  • Be able to undertake maintenance on field-based transmitters (pressure, flow,
  • Temperature etc) resistance thermometers & thermocouples having the ability to recognise faults and provide corrective solutions.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with good interpersonal skills.
  • Support colleagues, exchange ideas as well as constructive feedback.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of office applications e.g., word, excel



  • Experiences working within a Safety-First environment and actively contributing to safety initiatives.
  • The ability to use PLC software systems and other OEM bespoke software to aid fault diagnosis where applicable.
  • Familiar with and able to undertake maintenance of environmental and process instrumentation whilst maintaining a level of environmental knowledge that supports the maintenance requirements.
  • Supporting and mentoring trainees and other junior members of staff (i.e., apprentices) to develop future talent.
  • Pro-Active self-driven attitude




Should you have any questions abou tthis opportunity, or are interested in other opportunities within Ratcliffe Power Station, please get intouch with James.Seymour@Uniper.Energy (UK Talent Acquisiiton Manager) 

Please note, all Applicaitions must be completed via our online process, any CV sent via email will not be taken into consideration. 



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Full time,  
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: £35,066 to £41,356 (Band R3) plus, if appropriate, disturbance allowance of £4,000+




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.