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Performance Engineer

Requisition ID: 51293

Domain: Engineering/Mechanical

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS is looking for a Performance 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? 

  • Provide support and expertise to improve plant performance, and root cause analysis of plant performance degradation.
  • Work with the team to deliver maximum efficiency from existing assets and scheme operation.
  • Assist with ongoing analysis of the energy schemes trends and performance, diagnosing problems and making recommendations.
  • Assist on delivering and implementing rectification plans to ensure that energy is delivered consistently and efficiently to meet contractual and financial requirements.
  • Assist with investment proposals for capital investment projects in system optimisation.
  • Carry out analysis that will improve current methodologies for tracking asset improvement projects savings.
  • Support on optimising the existing business energy data collection platforms and data transfer from meters via Automated Meter Reading (AMR) devices.
  • Review and support upgrade of existing CHPs and gas boilers process safety controls and control philosophy, including assets prioritisation use in the system.
  • Develop a plant performance reporting structure for routine reporting to the Divisional Leadership Team
  • Administer CHP QA and UK ETS for the divisional assets

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? 


  • Motivated and professional engineer who wishes to commit to a role which will provide both opportunity and challenge
  • Qualified to a minimum 2:2 degree level in Mechanical, process or equivalent Engineering Discipline or equivalent proven experience.
  • Membership or working towards membership of an appropriate Engineering Institution.
  • Technical experience on some of the following: design and/or operation of energy schemes/centres, heating and cooling systems, CHPs, boilers, utilities, biomass power plants etc
  • High level of proficiency in data analysis using Excel etc.
  • Knowledge of the UK regulatory, energy and carbon policies would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication both verbal and written
  • Experience liaising with stakeholders and clients directly

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.