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Project Handover Engineer

Requisition ID: 52994

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 a Project Handover Engineer, the role will involve managing the handover of projects to clients by coordinating the completion of activities and the collation, quality control and handover of the output documentation.

Currently we have projects covering the Midlands, Yorkshire, Essex, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. The role can be based at one of the following offices; Manchester, Cambridge, London Waterloo, Welwyn or Sittingbourne. However the role will require travel and thus accommodation and other necessary support will be provided when working away from home.

Key activities:

  • Create a programme of all activities and documentation required for project handover.
  • Liaise with project team members (Project Managers, Quality personnel etc.) to agree required outputs from activities in advance, and the expected dates.
  • Monitor and manage the delivery of the agreed outputs, investigating and rescheduling any late items.
  • Track and report progress (%age completion) of each project’s handover pack.
  • Liaise with Client to ensure Client satisfaction with content and quality of handover pack as it is planned and delivered.
  • Collaborate with the team’s Document Control staff to ensure the progressive upload of handover documentation throughout the project up until final handover.
  • Ensure that all relevant contractual requirements are met by the contents of the handover pack.
  • Expedite and coordinate Client comments and ensure that required updates to handover documentation are incorporated, and the documentation re-transmitted.
  • To fulfil Health & Safety responsibilities by adherence to the requirements of the Company’s Health & Safety Policy and Health & Safety Management Plans.

Skills, qualifications & experience:


  • Experience in the management and delivery of Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) projects
  • Experience of activity planning, monitoring, tracking and expediting
  • Organised and diligent
  • Proactive and confident in working with internal team, Client and supply chain
  • Specific experience of project handover management

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.