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Solar Engineering Operative

Requisition ID: 52978

Domain: Energy Management/Solar Energy

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 a great opportunity for an Installation Operative to join our solar project delivery team. Our Installation Operatives are crucial to supporting our wider energy business to deliver a wide variety of ambitious solar and other energy renewable projects across the UK. This role will involve working anywhere in the country but we do provide accommodation and other expenses while working away from home.

Key activities:

  • To ensure all quality procedures are followed and adhered to
  • Collaborate all relevant documentation
  • Report all findings with relevant photo’s
  • Assist around site when required in all general labouring duties
  • Implement all quality procedures as specified by site management
  • Ensure that the full co-operation and best customer relations are maintained at all times, specifically on site.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Must have experience working on solar projects
  • Desirable to have a current ECS card or CSCS 
  • Good work attitude with the ability to work away from home during week (with some night working) and be a team player
  • Experience of MCX spec relating to cable installation would be an advantage
  • Strong communication skills

Our excellent benefits package includes:


  • Generous holiday 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.