General Maintenance Operative

EQUANS are recruiting for a General Maintenance Operative on the HMCTS contract based at Bexley Magistrates Court, DA6 7ND. This is a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

What will you deliver?

The primary purpose of the role is to carry out both planned and reactive maintenance on a wide variety of Fabric and limited Engineering Assets, ensuring all activities are completed in a safe and timely manner. This will include Legionella control and monitoring activities. Activities will include

  • Inspect/repair floor, walls, ceilings and roofs 
  • Inspect /repair free standing and fitted furniture 
  • Inspect/clear drainage and gully systems 
  • Inspect/replace lamps / tubes 
  • Inspect/repair doors (Inc. Fire Doors), windows and associated furniture. 
  • Legionella duties – tap temps and flushing 
  • Painting, re-decorating and hanging of pictures/signed/notices 
  • Plantroom inspections and AHU filter changes 
  • Reactive repairs and initial attendance for toilets, leaks and blockages 
  • Assist engineering staff in a wide range of duties as required 
  • Carry out reactive / Ad-Hoc activities – being the first response on site, and where appropriate taking immediate action to make safe 
  • Escorting contractors

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, and excellent benefits package, which includes;

  • Pension Scheme
  • 24days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes

Who are we looking for?

  • Would be desirable if you hold an NVQ (or similar) in either Plumbing, Carpentry or Decorating Services.
  • Demonstrable experience in either carpentry, painting, plumbing or flooring in a construction, repair or maintenance environment. 
  • Good knowledge of Fire Door maintenance and inspection techniques. 
  • Understanding of Legionella control techniques e.g tap flushing.
  • UK Driving Licence
  • Due to the nature of the nature of the contract, you will be required to go through an enhanced security vetting process which will include a criminal records check. 

Who are we?

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.


In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables. 

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live. 

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company. 

What's next? 

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch. 


At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.  


For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. 


The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.