Fabric Operative

Requisition ID: 52315

Domain: Facilities Management/Technical Services Management

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 Fabric Craftsperson to join our Facilities Management team at North Middlesex University Hospital in Edmonton on a permanent basis working from 0700 to 16:00, Monday to Friday.

Key Activities:

  • Reporting to the Operations Manager
  • Undertake or oversee all fabric works and elements of statutory compliance
  • Carry out all fabric duties such as carpentry, painting & decorating, replacing ceiling tiles and laying carpet tiles
  • To undertake PPM and reactive works to ensure that all jobs are completed in line with Service Level Agreements, Key
  • Performance Indicators and Critical Performance Indicators
  • To immediately report any potentially dangerous situations
  • To order materials and services using ordering system and to update records and job sheets to certify satisfactory delivery/completion
  • Carry out and record all required compliance checks such as Water Hygiene checks in accordance with ACOP L8 and Fire Door checks in accordance with BM TRADA and others
  • To oversee specialist sub-contractors by escorting round the building and monitoring work
  • Working 40 hours per week from 0700 to 16:00, Monday to Friday 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must hold a Fabric or Carpentry qualification to minimum NVQ Level 2 or equivalent and be able to carry out general fabric repairs (doors and panels)
  • Will possess varied fabric skills, including fire doors checks/repairs, door panels/fire stopping repairs and shower accessory replacements
  • Experience working in a healthcare environment is desirable
  • Essential to have an understanding of Permit to Work and Safe Systems of Work
  • Strong customer service and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety
  • Understanding of the Maximo CAFM system is desirable
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as within a team; proactive, flexible, can-do attitude

Our excellent benefits package includes:

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Private health care
  • Car 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.

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