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Civil Multiskilled operative

Requisition ID: 43574

Domain: Trades & Maintenance/General Maintenance

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Civil Multiskilled Operative to join our team in Heysham Nuclear Power Station, on a permanent. This is a full-time role working 37 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

General Overview

Civil Multi Skilled Operative based at Heysham One Power Station.  This is a significant role in supporting the CI Team.  Enthusiasm, drive and the ability to facilitate changes are important to the role.  Supported by excellent communication and interpersonal skills candidates must be self-motivated, able to work on own initiative and be able to demonstrate a can-do attitude. 


Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • To provide Bricklaying, Plastering and Civil services as required.
  • Carry out additional general maintenance works such as bricklaying, plastering, wall tiling, and basic civil type work as required.
  • Complete the repair and maintenance tasks and associated job activities in compliance with the company’s agreed service standards and operational procedures.
  • Carry out Civil repair job assessments (inspections), identifying the repair to be completed and materials required to complete the task.
  • To work occasionally at heights from scaffold platforms, ladders, or mechanical equipment.
  • Responsible for the safe use of a range of portable tools, small plant, ladders, and equipment to enable duties of the job to be carried out.
  • To promote and maintain good customer relations whilst carrying out duties.

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 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

Qualifications & Experience required

  • Recognised skills to perform daily tasks of a SQEP Operative.
  • Previous experience of Nuclear power station work / Industrial / Commercial work.
  • Previous employment in the facilities management sector
  • Qualified in your recognised skill set to City and Guilds (or equivalent)
  • Be able to work with minimum supervision on all works
  • Must have experience within the trade
  • Ensure all work is carried out in a safe manner taking into account H&S Legislation
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to H&S and the environment.
  • Carry out associated tasks / repairs to complete job task
  • Perform all duties as requested by the Hard Services Manager that are reasonable and achievable
  • Enthusiastic and committed to provide a professional, high-quality service to the Company and the client.
  • Be able to prioritise your work, work to tight deadlines, plan, organise and monitor several activities at the same time.
  • Reliable under pressure.
  • A flexible approach to working hours is essential due to the operational requirements of the contract.

This role includes a DBS Basic 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.

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.