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Our Graduate Generation Engineering scheme offers graduates the opportunity to gain "hands on" experience of operational power stations and gas storage facilities.

The role

The scheme is designed to help develop the core skills and competence needed to establish a solid practical engineering foundation, whilst gaining an understanding of the safety, technical and operational aspects of a power station or an upper tier COMAH facility to best support the individual for a 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

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 responsibilities

  • A two-year Engineering graduate scheme beginning in September 2024
  • Up to four tailored placements with the flexibility to experience these across our UK power stations, gas storage facility or within one of the central teams
  • Completion of a range of engineering and industrial specific courses and first class on the job training.
  • Ownership of developing your engineering competencies and gaining the key technical, business & personal skills and knowledge needed for your future career.

Your profile

  • 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, Chemical Engineering or Energy related degree.
  • Inquisitive mind and keen interest in applying a hands-on approach to engineering.
  • An interest in the energy industry including gas storage & power generation and their 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.


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. As an employer, Uniper has committed itself to providing special support to certain areas:

  • Competitive salary
  • Personal development and Learning opportunities
  • Enhanced company pension – With up to 12% company contributions
  • 26 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • 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!

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