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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Requisition ID: 51969

Domain: Trades & Maintenance/Plumbing

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 have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join our maintenance team covering a number of different educational buildings in Cambridge city centre working 40 hours per week from 08:00 to 17:00. Monday to Friday.

Key activities:

  • Reporting to the M&E Supervisor
  • Responsible for the safe operation, planned and reactive maintenance of Mechanical systems, associated plant/equipment installed throughout the site.
  • To carry out new mechanical works as required i.e. new works, refurbishment and work associated with the life cycle maintenance programme.
  • To integrate and communicate effectively with the engineering and fabric maintenance functions, including contractors. 
  • To undertake training and qualify as Authorised or Competent Person for plant/systems as required.
  • To comply with statutory testing and inspection legislations.
  • Working 40 hours per week alternating shifts from 08:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday with a requirement to participate in the on call rota.

Skills, qualifications & experience:

  • Must hold a recognised mechanical trade apprenticeship and/or relevant qualifications to level 3 (theory and practice) in a relevant mechanical discipline with suitable industry experience.
  • Previously have worked in the maintenance or building services industry with PPM experience of working with pumps, pressure systems and emergency lighting
  • Fault finding experience essential
  • Essential to have good working knowledge of ACop L8 regulations
  • Must have fire alarm systems and testing experience and basic knowledge of HVAC systems
  • Able to work alone or with minimum supervision and equally work well within a team
  • Able to demonstrate strong communication and client relationship skills
  • Desirable to hold full clean UK Driving Licence
  • Must have a good understanding of health and safety best practice; formal training an advantage


We offer an excellent benefits package including

  • 25 days leave
  • 2 Volunteering days leave
  • Pension
  • Company share scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme (Private GP Appointments, Legal support, Counselling)
  • Access to LinkedIn training

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.