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Mobile Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID: 43527

Domain: Engineering/Electrical

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Hidden (30472)

Equans is looking for a Mobile Electrical Engineer to join our team in Newcastle upon Tyne – this is a permanent role for our ETS/Newcastle Helix contract. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, company van and benefits package.

General Overview

This is a role for a suitably experienced and qualified Electrical Engineer.
Supported by a strong multi-skilled operational team, the focus will be operating and maintaining the plant and equipment and improving the efficiencies of the Edinburgh St James Quarter and Newcastle Helix Energy District Network Schemes. Both have gas fired CHP engines, gas fired low temperature hot water boilers and chillers as a means of supply of heating, cooling and electricity, as well as a range of ancillary electrical and mechanical equipment to a range of consumers.

Your primary area of responsibility will be our brand-new Energy Centre at the new Saint James Quarter Shopping Centre. You will be working daytime office hours, Monday to Friday, with responsibility for both Energy Centres on a 1 in 4 call out.

You will be expected, once suitably trained and competent, to undertake the roles of Low Voltage Appointed Persons, and High Voltage Appointed Persons for both our Energy Centres.

We would be interested in hearing from Electrical Engineers from an:

• District Heating / Energy background
• Heavy Industrial background
• Marine Engineering background
• Manufacturing / Production background
• Energy Generation background
• Service Engineers for Boilers, Chillers, Gas Fired Engines.


• Demonstrate the ability to maintain plant and equipment to agreed specifications and operation

• Have an in-depth knowledge of the relevant individual contracts
• Ensure paperwork is up to date and correctly completed
• Ensure all jobs are closed down promptly in our CMMS System.
• Understand and apply relevant legislation.


• Carry out the defined planned maintenance regime for all contractual obligations within the energy centers and the network substations.
• Carry out LV/HV related activities including switching and isolations.
• Ensure Safe Systems of Work (SSoW) are in place.
• Issuing of Permit to Work.
• Carry out repairs, reactive maintenance and minor installation works on plant.
• Attend, diagnose and repair faults having due regard to customer care in this specific environment.
• Carry out proactive plant monitoring activities to ensure efficient utilization of plant and equipment
• Interrogation of operational information systems to support daily operations as well as fault diagnosis
• Complete the relevant paperwork and report diligently.
• Any other relevant duties that may be required, some of which may be outside normal working hours.


• Maintain all documentation and records to the highest standard
• Understand the contracts and obligations
• Project a professional image of EQUANS to external and internal customers, this is to include clear channels of communication
• Other tasks as directed by Line Management
• Operate in accordance with Best Practice, Equal Opportunities, Recognise and value Diversity in the Workplace and demonstrate respect for others.
• Place the highest importance upon EQUANS Health and Safety policies and procedures
• Abide by EQUANSS policies and procedures
• Always represent EQUANS in a professional manner
• Other duties as required

All activities are expected to improve over time.

Qualifications or Required Experience:

• 17th /18th Edition Electrical Engineer, with Industrial Experience preferred.
• Qualified Electrical Engineer, High Voltage Switching experience preferred, but not essential training will be provided for the correct candidate.
• Solid Electrical fault-finding and practical skills required.
• Experience of working with Heat / Electrical Generation plant preferred.
• Experience with Trend / Tridium desired, but not essential.
• Good working knowledge of Risk assessments and Method statements (Write and Review)
• Have experience of Permit to Work systems.
• Able to work unsupervised and function as part of a team
• Very strong Excel and IT skills
• Driving License essential

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, company car with work milage paid via expenses, and a stable permanent position within a strong team with both sites having significant length contracts (30+ Years) – this also includes additional benefits, which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 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 WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

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.

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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.