C&I Craftsperson (C&I Team)

Uniper UK
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£30,320.00 - £35,759.00
13 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Industrial, Power

For our C&I Team at Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station we are looking for You!

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.

Located near Nottingham, we generate power from four 500 MW units, utilising a mix of conventional and state-of-the-art technology to help meet the energy demands of the UK. Our current role is moving away from traditional bulk energy supply. We operate to help National Grid stabilise the national system through frequency and voltage regulation, ensuring power is available to maintain security of supply. Playing our part in the transition to a low carbon economy is something we are proud of. We look to do this at the lowest sustainable cost to the consumer, whilst helping to ensure the integrity of the grid system.

The C&I Team at Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station are looking for experienced craftsmen to fill discipline specific roles within the C&I team. This is an exciting time for Ratcliffe and this is a great opportunity to work with a diverse mix of both established and new plant and technology on a modern advanced power station.

These roles are “hands on” with the successful applicants actively working as part of the team using their fault finding diagnostic, repair and maintenance craft skills.

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.

A sound understanding and knowledge of control and instrumentation maintenance within large scale industrial plant and ideally power plant will be considered a distinct advantage.

The role will report directly to the C&I Supervisor within the C&I Team.

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

  • Actively contribute to the Site safety initiatives.
  • 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.
  • The ability to use PLC software systems and other OEM bespoke software to aid fault diagnosis where applicable.
  • Contribute to commissioning activities to the appropriate process and standards.
  • Input of SAP ‘data’ including contribution to the maintenance records, the defect root cause and record of findings.
  • Carrying out planned and unplanned plant maintenance, in line with skill and expertise.
  • Supporting and mentoring trainees and other junior members of staff (i.e. apprentices) to develop future talent.
  • Support and assist in engineering improvement projects in accordance with plant modification controls and processes.
  • Self-supervising.

Who we are seeking


  • Time served relevant apprenticeship, or demonstrable suitably experienced and trained with significant expertise in control and instrumentation engineering maintenance practices on large scale industrial plant.
  • Passport to safety or equivalent qualification as a minimum, demonstrating a clear knowledge of safe working practices.
  • 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 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.


  • Demonstrable understanding and application of safe working practices with familiarisation of permit for work systems.
  • Familiar with and able to undertake maintenance of environmental and process instrumentation whilst maintaining a level of environmental knowledge that supports the maintenance requirements.
  • Must be trained to be a Competent Person able to work within Uniper safety rules in a safe and appropriate manner whilst understanding the scope of the work and its stated limitations.
  • Have the ability to work within a team environment, be proactive, a good communicator and have a desire to develop their attributes as technology and techniques advance.
  • Knowledge of maintenance management systems and ideally SAP and the importance in completing and reporting back findings.

Get in touch

For more information please have a look at our careers site via the Apply button.

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