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Electrical Maintenance Supervisor

Requisition ID: 51853

Domain: Engineering/Electrical

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 an Electrical Maintenance Supervisor to join our Facilities Management team at the Royal Hospital for Children & Young People based in Little France, Edinburgh.  This is a permanent position working 40 hours per week from 08:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday, with participation in an out of hours on call rota, and overtime when necessary.


Key activities:

  • Reporting to the Operations Manager (Hard FM)
  • To supervise all mechanical and electrical building work to ensure it is carried out and completed in compliance with the contract specification
  • To allocate work ensuring its completion in accordance with performance monitoring systems
  • To supervise, lead and motivate all staff within the role responsibility
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed within time scales, planning and prioritising works to agreed deadlines
  • Continually monitor conduct and performance standards of all staff and contractors
  • Manage shift rotations including cover for holidays, absence and rest breaks
  • Undertake regular team briefings and tool-box talks to promote best practice and resolve operational issues
  • Ensure effective supervision of all contractors including a company induction
  • To be a main point of contact for Client Representatives
  • Working 12 hour shifts, 4 on 4 off, days only 0900 – 2100 with participation in an out of hours on call rota, and overtime when necessary.

Skills, qualifications & experience:

  • Must hold a recognised electrical trade apprenticeship and/or relevant qualifications to level 3 (theory and practice) in a relevant electrical discipline with suitable industry experience
  • Previous hospital experience within a similar building services role is essential
  • Must be appointed in at least 2 AP roles, and attend any training as necessary to maintain AP role
  • Experience of managing/supervising a team with good people management skills
  • Ability to work under own initiative and able to take ownership of projects
  • Strongly client focussed with ability to resolve issues satisfactorily and a flexible can do approach

Our excellent benefits package includes: 

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Company share scheme
  • 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.