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Multiskilled Civils Operative

Requisition ID: 45001

Domain: Trades & Maintenance/Joinery

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Multiskilled Civils Operative to join our team in Shurton, Somerset for our EDF contracts on a permanent basis. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

General Overview:
• Able to prepare & manage personal work packages, & problem solve through to completion.
• Understand & apply safe working practices in a challenging environment.
• Able to understand and carry out point of work risk assessments.
• Contribute to setting to works/ De- briefs and overall team discussions when required.
• Flexible and able to respond to new directives and challenges.
• Be a team player with good communication skills.
• Problem solve in challenging situations.
• Able to prepare quantities of materials and arrange prices from suppliers.
• To deliver a variety of civil biased skills including but not limited to concrete and reinforcement, groundworks, building fabric repairs.
• Able to work in a physically demanding environment including confined spaces and work at height.

• Flexible, responsible approach to work utilising initiative to ensure work is driven to completion.
• Develop effective working relationships with appropriate parties on Station.
• Be a team player with good communication skills.
• Overcome challenging situations.

 Time Served Carpenter/Joiner
 Demonstrable General Civils / Building Fabric/ Maintenance skills to a high quality
 Experience of working in both an industrial and construction environment.
 Can read, understand and apply safe working practices in a challenging, high pressured environment.

 Plumbing experience, Plastering, experience in the general building/maintenance sector

Qualifications or Required Experience:

• Time Served Joiner/ Carpenter (Essential)
• General Building/ Maintenance Experience.
• Plumbing Experience

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 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?

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.