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HV Electrical Technician

Requisition ID: 54845

Domain: Trades & Maintenance/Electrical Engineer

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS is looking for a HV Electricial Technician to join our team at the Leeds Generating Station Complex on a permanent, full time basis. On offer is a competitive salary of up to £46,000 and benefits package. 

The Electrical Technician must fully understand the normal operations of the plant and be conversant with the individual systems which make process safety.


What will you deliver? 

  • Must be trainable to High Voltage Standards,
  • Inspects, tests, adjusts, and repairs all Electrical, pneumatic, steam raising, chilled and cooling water and electrical generating equipment and systems used for the generating complex safe operation,
  • Being able to accurately measure equipment, with the correct test equipment provided,
  • Be able to understand P &ID’s, Schematics, Single Line Diagrams and Maintenance Manuals and trace out and test Electrical systems to locate defective parts,
  • Must be able to fault find in a systematic manner,
  • Removes defective Electrical equipment from system, repair, and refit Electrical components into system,
  • Prepares schematic drawings, sketches, and reports to reflect changes or alterations made in Electrical, pneumatic, steam raising, chilled and cooling water and electrical generating equipment systems,
  • Maintain all documentation and records to the highest standard,
  • Ensure any work tasks are closed promptly to allow for timely processing and reporting,
  • Have a thorough understanding on the Site Permit to Work Systems, LV Permit to Work and all other relevant Health and Safety requirements including writing and application of Risk Assessments and Method Statements,
  • Be a source of site reference for all Electrical enquiries to support Senior Managers,
  • Carry out Electrical Planned Preventative Maintenance activities on the site,
  • Carry out Electrical Reactive works on the site,
  • Must be conversant in a Computer Maintenance Management System,
  • Capable of sourcing and purchasing parts and equipment for plant operations
  • Manage site spares/consumables for all Electrical 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 1.5 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? 


  • Ability to work unsupervised and function as part of a team,
  • Must have First Aid Training,
  • Trained to undertake LV isolation in conjunction with Electrical tasks,
  • To be conversant in LV Electrical Switching and Permits,
  • Be fully conversant with Site Operating Procedures, Plans and any Protocols  

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.