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Power Generation Graduate Engineer

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Date: 07-Mar-2023

Location: Ratcliffe-on-Soar, GB Kent, GB Enfield, GB Cheshire, GB Ratcliffe-on-Soar, GB Retford, GB Birmingham, GB Killingholme, GB Deeside, GB

Company: Uniper



Our Graduate Generation Engineering scheme offers graduates the opportunity to gain "hands on" experience of operational power stations. The scheme is designed to help develop the core skills and competence needed to establish a solid engineering/craft foundation, whilst gaining an understanding of the safety, technical and operational aspects of a power station to best support the individual for future career within engineering. We encourage practical learning and you'll work closely with our experienced site engineers learning how they think and how they tackle problems through "on the job" training of day to day challenges covering general maintenance, outages and projects. We actively promote professional development and fully support all graduates on their journey toward Chartership What's more, you'll have a sponsor, your own mentor, training opportunities and graduate buddy & peer group to provide help and advice along the way.



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

  • A two-year Engineering graduate scheme.
  • Up to four tailored placements with the flexibility to experience these across our UK power stations.
  • Completion of a range of engineering and industrial specific courses and first class on the job training.
  • You’ll be developing your engineering competencies and gaining the key technical, business & personal skills and knowledge needed for your future career.



Who we are seeking

  • You'll need (or be expecting) at least a 2:2 (or equivalent) in any STEM subject with particular focus around Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Instrumentation & Control, Chemistry or Energy related degree.
  • Inquisitive mind and keen interest in applying a hands-on approach to engineering.
  • An interest in power generation and its design, operation, maintenance and technology.
  • Sharp analytical skills, a talent for thinking outside the box, and the ability to work well with others.
  • Be willing to experience a variety of placements across our UK assets




Should you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact the Talent Acquisition Manager;

Please note, all applications should be submitted via our online application process.  The closing date is a guidance date and we may choose to extend or shorten this date, depending upon response rates.



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Full time,  
Start Date: Summer 2023
Deadline: 07/04/2023
Salary: £30,000 + £2K Welcome Bonus & and annual Salary Reviews




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.