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Quality Engineer

Requisition ID: 52979

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.

Our highly successful renewable energy business has a great opportunity for an Engineer or Site Technician looking for a new challenge. 

The role is for a Quality Engineer and will involve being responsible for performing and recording site quality inspections and tests. These site inspections will focus on solar farms that are currently under construction covering the Midlands, Yorkshire, Essex, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. A vehicle will be provided for this position given this is a mobile role.

Key activities:

  • Perform inspections & tests of all elements of the construction, as directed by Site Quality Leaders.
  • Use pre-defined electronic checklists to record inspections & tests
  • Record snags on a project snag register
  • Report progress of quality checks to Site Quality Leaders
  • Work outside in various weather and ground conditions
  • Perform checks to ensure that snags have been remedied and closed
  • Contribute to rigorous compliance with onsite Health & Safety requirements
  • To fulfil Health & Safety responsibilities by adherence to the requirements of the Company’s Health & Safety Policy and Health & Safety Management Plans
  • To comply with the Company’s Policies, Management Plans and Procedures
  • To undertake such other duties appropriate to the level and character of work as may reasonably be required within the Department / Service

Skills, qualifications & experience:


  • Reliable, hardworking and diligent, with an eye for detail
  • Comfortable with outdoor work
  • Basic computing skills
  • Site Quality Control experience desirable but not essential
  • Some knowledge of compliance with ISO9001, ISO14001 & ISO45001

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.