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Requisition ID: 54824

Domain: Trades & Maintenance/Electrician

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS is looking for a Electrician to join our team in Manchester on a permanent basis. This is a fulltime role working Monday to Friday. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package. 

The role will work across two student accommodation campuses. The sites are currently undergoing refurbishment in phases over the next 2 years and will subsequently maintained for the proceeding 50 years. The sites are based in Kingston and will require supporting other local contracts from time to time


What will you deliver? 

    • The role will be the electrical lead for the contract and as such must be capable of obtaining Electrical Appointed Person (AP) status following internal assessment by the Eqauns Authorising Engineer (AE).  
    • The role will ensure all aspects of mechanical and electrical systems are maintained in optimal working order and in compliance with all contractual and legislative requirements.
    • Manage adherence to Planned and Reactive tasks.
    • Manage subcontractors in accordance with H&S legislation.
    • The role is Mon-Fri working 40 hours a week on a shift pattern covering 7am-7pm, with a 1 in 4 week call out rota.
    • Fault finding, minor repairs and installation alongside general maintenance services. 
    • Ensure that specialist subcontractor service visits are completed efficiently, and quality of work has been inspected and recommendations are communicated to the management team.
    • Support other engineers and operatives in the region as and when required and liaise with other members of direct and indirect staff to carry out duties effectively and with minimal disruption.
    • While the role will be electrically biased, as the contracts electrical lead, there will be a need to join in with the wider team and undertake all spectrum of FM maintenance activities when required.
    • Assist in the preparation of company reports, work sheets and support service level agreements and procedures as required.
    • Carry out duties within company safety policy and advise line manager of all situations which could affect the safety of people or property
    • You will need to have excellent communication skills at all levels, be happy to work unsupervised when needed and competent in the completion of statutory paperwork and documentation.
    • Helpdesk support is provided together via smart phone technology, with all specialist tool and equipment.

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 24 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? 


    • Circa 5 years relevant experience working as an electrician in an FM environment.
    • LV Authorised Person (AP) experience (Advantageous).
    • Electrical/Mechanical Engineering apprenticeship or similar.
    • C&G Pts. 1 & 2, equivalent or exceeded.
    • 17th Edition IEE: Wiring and Installation (Ability to attain 18th Edition through additional training).
    • C&G 2391 test and inspection; BS 7671:2001 for inspection, testing and certification (Advantageous).
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with all levels of staff.
    • Proactive in achieving the highest standard of operation.
    • Have good IT and report writing skills.
    • Ability to work under pressure whilst remaining calm, clear thinking and able to deliver the required services to the client within given time constraints.
    • Demonstrate a willingness to attend on and off-site training for MEP assets, this may require nights away from home due to the nature of the specialist training such as HV Authorised Person and Confined Spaces.
    • A high level of initiative, with drive to continuously improve the operation.
    • Advanced communication skills with a full understanding of customer needs & expectations
    • Ability to comprehend and act upon both verbal and written instructions
    • Enthusiasm and demonstration of pro-activity, diligence and alertness, with the willingness to participate in appropriate internal training programmes.
    • Integrity, honesty and punctuality is a must.

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.