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Mechanical Technician

Requisition ID: 49059

Domain: Energy Management/Urban Energy

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Leeds on a permanent, full time basis. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package. 


What will you deliver? 

  • Inspects, tests, adjusts, and repairs all mechanical, pneumatic, steam raising, chilled and cooling water and electrical generating equipment and systems used for the generating complex safe operation,
  • Being able to accurately measure equipment, with the correct test equipment provided,
  • Able to understand P &ID’s, schematics and maintenance manuals and trace out and test mechanical systems to locate defective parts,
  • Must be able to fault find in a systematic manner,
  • Removes defective mechanical equipment from system, repair and refit mechanical components into system,
  • Prepares schematic drawings, sketches, and reports to reflect changes or alterations made in mechanical, pneumatic, steam raising, chilled and cooling water and electrical generating equipment systems,
  • Maintain all documentation and records to the highest standard,
  • Ensure any work tasks are closed promptly to allow for timely processing and reporting,
  • Have a thorough understanding on Permit to Work Systems, and all other relevant Health and Safety requirements including writing and application of Risk Assessments and Method Statements,
  • Be a source of site reference for all Mechanical enquiries to support Senior Managers,
  • Carry out Mechanical Planned Preventative Maintenance activities on the site,
  • Carry out Mechanical Reactive works on the site,
  • Competent on the Plant Maintenance system Pirana,

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 

Who are we looking for? 


  • Fully trained to do Fgas sampling, capable of working on Natural Gas Systems and Exhaust Emission monitoring and analysing,
  • Ability to work unsupervised and function as part of a team,
  • Must have First Aid Training,
  • Trained to undertake LV isolation in conjunction with Mechanical tasks,
  • To be conversant in LV & HV Electrical Switching and Permits,
  • Be fully conversant with Site Operating Procedures, Plans and any Protocols
  • Actively work as a member of the Safety Team.

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.