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Operations and Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID: 53983

Domain: Energy Management/Electric Vehicles

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS is looking for an O&M Technician to join our team in Redcar, North Yorkshire on a permanent, full time basis. On offer is a competitive salary, call out allowance and benefits package. 


What will you deliver? 

  • Carry out routine energy centre tasks, ensuring that all equipment within the control room and Site Battery Limits of the Contract is correctly operated, maximising plant operational efficiency and the safety of all personnel at all times.
  • Perform duties in compliance with all applicable Company and Site Safety Rules, procedures and guidelines.
  • To meet the EQUAN’s requirements and the delivery of the operational provisions of the Huntsman contract.
  • The role demands the highest standards of delivery, technical knowledge of boilers and Utilities Service operation, dynamic decision making and leadership to ensure Contractual targets are met.
  • Reporting to the EQUAN’s Contract Manager, the O&M technician shall undertake the role with minimum supervision, maintaining a flexible approach, focussing on the needs of the Client and effectively following the quality processes and procedures put in place, including pro-actively identifying areas for improvement.

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 WiE (Women in EQUANS), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network 
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app 

Who are we looking for? 


  • Knowledge and preferably proven experience and delivery of process plant operations, engineering and maintenance
  • Knowledge of Environmental, Health and Safety legislation and its impact on day to day operations
  • An understanding of the processes and systems required to develop and maintain a high standard of work quality
  • Minimum of BTEC National Certificate/City and Guilds Level 3 or equivalent but preferred Higher National Certificate in a Mechanical craft discipline
  • NVQ Level 3 in a craft discipline or equivalent
  • Completed recognised relevant apprenticeship
  • A formal health and safety related qualification e.g. IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent
  • Additional relevant qualifications as dictated by Site / Contract requirements to include Crane Supervisor, Lifting and Slinging Supervisor, Hot Working and Manual Handling Assessor, Scaffold Inspector
  • Gas System qualifications (desirable)
  • Boiler Operation Accreditation Scheme (BOAS) trained (desirable)
  • Good fault finding and diagnostic skills

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.