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Maintenance Mechanical Engineer

Requisition ID: 22494

Domain: Engineering/Mechanical

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS are recruiting for a Maintenance Mechanical Engineer to be based at St James Hospital, Leeds. This a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package. There is the chance to increase your earnings as there is a lot of available overtime. The reason for this role is due to the expansion and growth of the team working the contract.

There are numerous benefits on offer in this role including, an excellent pension scheme, free parking, a nice, friendly environment to work in, free PPE, a safe, clean pace to work and a very supportive management team. The benefits package included can also be found further down in the advert.

What will you deliver?

  • Carry out maintenance, repairs, testing and inspection of building, mechanical and electrical services, associated systems, plant and equipment in accordance with relevant standards and operational procedures

  • On occasion carry out installation work involved in minor upgrading and adaptation works

  • Assist other skilled trades in carrying out maintenance, repairs, testing, inspection and installation work

  • Be able to maintain, service and repair a wide range of the building services listed below:

    • Heating and domestic water services
    • General Electrical services such as lighting and power
    • Air handling units
    • Low voltage electrical distribution system and switchgear
    • Emergency standby generating plant
    • Fire alarm systems and emergency lighting
    • Electrical control systems
    • Building Management System
    • Manage Plant Rooms, including Steam Pipes

What can we offer you?

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

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1.5 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Qualified time served engineer with post apprenticeship experience
  • Experience of working within a health care environment would be advantageous
  • Previous experience working within a building services role

This role includes a DBS Enhanced with Barred Lists check therefore ability to pass is essential.

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.


As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

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 AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


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.


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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.