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Building Services Shift Electrician

Requisition ID: 52591

Domain: Trades & Maintenance/Electrician

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is a renowned facilities and maintenance 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 an experienced Shift Maintenance Electrician to join our team providing Building Services maintenance at Southmead Hospital in Bristol.  This is a permanent full-time position working a 4 on 4 off shift pattern alternating between days and nights. Days 07:00 – 19:00. Nights 19:00 – 07:00


The role:

  • Reporting to the Shift Lead / Operations Manager
  • To deliver electrical planned and reactive maintenance and scheduled installation works
  • To oversee specialist sub-contractors, and manage contractors as necessary, working to a safe system of work and permit-to-work system
  • To ensure that PPM and Reactive tasks are attended to in accordance with the contract timescales at all times.
  • To cover for other technicians as necessary
  • To participate in the on call rota, and carry out overtime as required
  • Working an average of 38.5 hours per week a 4 on 4 off shift pattern alternating between days and nights: 07:00 – 19:00 / 19:00 – 07:00 with participation in the on call rota

The person:

  • Must hold a recognised electrical trade apprenticeship and/or relevant qualifications to level 2 or 3 (theory and practice) in a relevant Electrical discipline with suitable industry experience.
  • Good knowledge of electrical testing, fault finding, maintenance, refurbishment and install.
  • Must be able to work independently and when appropriate as part of a team.
  • Willing to attain cross skilling
  • Must have extensive experience of building services in a maintenance role
  • Ability to read technical drawings and diagnose technical faults
  • Strong customer service and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • IT literate, and ambition for personal development


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.