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Commissioning Engineer

Requisition ID: 54470

Domain: Energy Management/Smart Buildings

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Commissioning Engineer to join our Smart Buildings Team covering the Midlands on a permanent, full-time basis. On offer is a salary banding of £30,000 – £50,000, car and benefits package.

Smart buildings is an ‘innovative, disruptive and empowering’ SME positioned within a large multinational parent company, with an ambitious growth focus.

The brand improves daily user experiences by connecting people with disruptive digital technology, and uses the associated data insights to value for money delivery models back to customers – ultimately improving building and energy related performance. This is achieved by disrupting traditional -‘disjointed’ energy and services approaches within buildings and spaces, via in house technology and forward thinking consultancy offerings – which lower the total cost of ownership for customers.

We achieve connectivity in a number of ways;
1. Connect building BMS and associated systems into our singular view SaaS platform
2. The above + integration with IoT sensor technology to change behavioural patterns
3. Connect buildings via IoT sensor technology directly fed back into our SaaS platform

In parallel, the smart solution(s) support customers zero-carbon transition(s), whilst positivity impacting the wellbeing of occupants and end users. We utilise the inhouse benefits of IoT hardware, software and operational service capabilities to provide customers with an agnostic offering, that delivers benefits across each stage of their building, maintenance or renovation journey.

The brand is currently undergoing a digital refresh of brand and language so it’s a very exciting time to be a part of a new look and feel ready to disrupt the market place(s). More information on our current business.

Smart buildings currently deliver project works ranging from £10k – £1.5m in singular size + variations via an evolving blend of inhouse delivery supplemented by a selection of specialist supply chain partners. With an aggressive growth strategy over the next 3 – 5 years, this role will be paramount in helping to define shape and grow the team to ensure we grow sustainably.


What will you deliver?

  • The commissioning the installation of BEMS and Control systems in line with Customer design
  • requirements and those outlined by the Project Engineer, within agreed timescales.
  • Supporting and maintaining a collaborative working environment with internal & external customers and stakeholders including the more junior resources that may require buddying support
  • Validating the software strategies and graphics created by the dedicated applications resource
  • Perform physical wiring checks and plant start-ups
  • Provide technical support to other trades and sub-contractors
  • Carry out trouble shooting to diagnose system defects.
  • Involvement with customer’s validation processes and execution as part of Commissioning works and Project handover procedures
  • Maintaining cleanliness to ensure health and safety standards on-site
  • Accurately report progress to the Project Engineer to maintain communicational commitments

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, car 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?

Experience and skills

  • You’ll have extensive experience operating as either a commissioning or pre commissioning Engineer within the BEMS & Building Controls industries in the UK marketplace, with strong technical understanding of industry leading systems including Siemens, Trend, Tridium systems as a minimum.
  • You’ll also have extensive experience in commissioning BEMS and Control systems of Siemens PX range, Trend IQ4 range of controls and / or Tridium.
  • You’ll be a high level engineer with experience of Siemens Desigo CC and Trend IQ Vision including full integration of M-Bus, Modbus, Bacnet protocols.
  • Excellent communication skills and report writing are essential to maintain strong relationships with all team members and customers.
  • You’ll have great interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to deliver to deadlines.
  • Ability to think laterally and creatively to develop innovative solutions to challenges and identify opportunities for improvement and advantage.


  • A recognised construction qualification (NVQ Level 5, HNC / HND or higher in a Construction, Infrastructure or engineering related discipline such as building, electrical and/or mechanical service)

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.  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.