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Electrical Engineer (Shifts)

Requisition ID: 52699

Domain: Engineering/Electrical

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for an Electrical Engineer (Shifts) to join our team in Salford on a permanent basis for our Media City contract. This is a full time role working 38.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, company van and benefits package.

General Overview:
EQUANS are recruiting for an Electrical Engineer to join our existing team on the Media City Contract. This is a permanent full-time role working Shifts two days, two nights followed by four days off.
The Engineers primary role will be all-round engineering support, maintaining the building infrastructure. Have a detailed understanding of all new or current Building Services systems and contingency procedures within the buildings and complying with the Health & Safety/building codes of practice.
It is the Electrical Engineer’s role to act as a co-ordination point for the day-to-day activities on site between him or herself and the FM management team.
The Electrical Engineer is responsible for ensuring that all activities allocated to his shift are undertaken with a professional and conscientious outlook with regards to the quality of work and Health & Safety, maintaining the 100% uptime criteria.
To ensure that there are excellent standards of response to plant failures, completion of assigned work and ensure any abnormal operating conditions and housekeeping issues are dealt with proficiently.
The individual should have a very good track record and should be capable of running the operation whilst on duty including their respective shift engineer during night shifts and subcontractors.
Ensure that any difficulties encountered on engineering activities are reported to the Engineering Supervisor / Manager.
Ensure all record keeping functions are completed on a daily basis, understanding of escalation procedures.
Be part of Out of Hours call out and overtime for on site works and site cover.
Risk Assessments and Method Statements – read, write and review. Carry out Point of Work risk assessment.
Subcontractor’s management.
All PPE, Uniform, tools and specialised tools will be supplied by EQUANS.
The Working Hours are Continental shift based 12 hrs on site 1 hour lunch 4 days and 4 nights shifts

Principal Objectives:
• Carry out PPM tasks and record and complete relative documents
• Carry out reactive callouts on critical systems
• Complete compliance testing and minor works to JSP375 standard
• Minor installation works and testing
• Clear communication of the company vision and objectives ensuring the implementation of new procedures
• Promote and drive the company values
• Keep up to date with industry developments, driving innovation and effective change

This role will be client forward facing, the candidate will need to have good experience and excellent communication skills to ensure all operational and contractual obligations are adhered to mitigate risk to EQUANS.

We are looking for a confident, experienced a driven individual with an experienced background, good planning and organisational skills

Qualifications or Required Experience:
• City and Guilds/NVQ training – 18th Edition Regulations, NVQ Level 2 & 3 Electrical Installation
• City and Guilds 2391 Electrical Test & Inspection preferred but not essential.
• Strong communication skills
• Good experience of electrical maintenance and repairs
• Previous AP/ AE experience and qualifications preferred but not essential.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app


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.


As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

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 AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


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.