Requisition ID: 51706

Domain: Trades & Maintenance/General Maintenance

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is a renowned energies & services contractor and a proud member of the Bouygues global industrial group. Our expertise spans the design, construction, and maintenance of buildings and critical infrastructure worldwide.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Handyperson (Maintenance Craftsperson) to join our Facilities Management team at a school in Barking.  This is a permanent role working 40 hours per week from 08:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday.

The role:

  • Reporting to the Engineering Supervisor
  • To carry out planned and reactive M&E and fabric maintenance, repair and new works tasks including statutory and mandatory compliance as directed.
  • To undertake training and qualify as Authorised or Competent Person for any M&E/fabric components as required
  • To carry out door inspections across the estate, including fire doors.
  • Working 40 hours per week from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday with participation in the call-out rota across both schools on the Barking contract

The person:

  • Previous experience in building services to include all aspects of planned & reactive maintenance within large commercial buildings
  • Will hold basic qualifications or have good experience in either electrical/plumbing/fabric
  • Must have good IT skills
  • Hard working with a can do attitude and able to work unsupervised
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Computer literate
  • Good communication and customer focused
  • Able to work independently on own initiative as well as within a small team
  • Able to obtain DBS clearance (due to working in the vicinity of children)

Our excellent benefits package includes:

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Company share scheme
  • 2 paid volunteering days a year
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Employee assistance programme

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.