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Fabric Technician

Requisition ID: 55140

Domain: Trades & Maintenance/Joinery

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS is looking for a Fabric Technician and this will be based in Burnley Crown Court. This is a permanent full-time role for our HMCTS contracts working 40 hours per week. On offer for this role is a competitive salary and benefits package.

General Overview:
• The primary purpose of the role is to conduct both planned and reactive maintenance on a wide variety of Buildings Services and in accordance with the contracted output specifications and EQUANS processes and procedures. This includes Legionella control and monitoring activities. 
• Ensure that routine PPM is conducted to all mechanical and electrical plant in accordance with Site task schedules and CAFM. 
• Ensure that reactive tasks throughout the sites are completed and be proactive in highlighting areas where improvements can be made. 
• Ensure that plant faults and defects are always swiftly remedied to maintain plant in serviceable order.
• Ensure that suitable spares are available to conduct both maintenance and reactive works. To provide parts lists and estimated timescales to conduct remedial works.
• Ensure that all relevant paperwork/CAFM is completed regarding PPM, reactive and breakdown works and that it is passed without delay to the contract administrator.
• Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are used for all tasks undertaken to ensure safe working practices.
• To develop a good working relationship with all members of EQUANS staff, subcontractors, and the client representatives.
• Ensure the provision of a Safe and Healthy working environment. To include the wearing of uniform and PPE at all times.
• Ensure the professional image of EQUANS is presented to clients at all times.
• Ensure up to date Logbooks are kept at all times.
• Ensure that all plant rooms under the responsibility of EQUANS are kept in a clean and tidy condition.
• Supervising and monitoring of sub-contractors works whilst they are on site undertaking maintenance.
• To arrange and provide holiday and sickness cover at short notice and be flexible in their working patterns.
• To undertake lone working when and where required, subject to passing satisfactory training.
• Ensure assigned tasks are actioned and completed as appropriate.
• Ensure an awareness and compliance to the contractual KPI’s/SLA’s.
• Ensure CAFM system, e.g., Maximo, is kept up to date and that PPM and reactive tickets are closed out with accurate data captured.
• To operate a Permit to Work System in accordance with EQUANS’s Technical and SHEQ processes and client requirements (or approved client system).
• To carry out any other task as directed by the account management team.
• The position will require you to provide Fabric support in emergency situations to ensure business and operational continuity.

Client / Customer
• Respond in a timely manner to verbal and written requests 
• Production of information for quotations

Helpdesk – PPM 
• Support the Helpdesk as required when reporting or updating planned and reactive maintenance
• Be available for out of hours call-out support for the contract on a 1 week on in 9 week basis

• To gain Technical Appointments as required 
• Produce Condition / Dilapidation Reports as required
• Ensure supervisor is informed immediately if dangerous circumstances occur

• Comply with requests for information from SHEQ manager
• Ensure you work to company health and safety policy
• Ensue PPE is safe to use
• Report accident and near misses in a timely manner
• Ensure your test equipment is within calibration 
• Ensure you follow Method Statements & Risk Assessments for all works

Working to high standard of Building Maintenance, we require a fully reliable and competent Fabric Engineer who can work on own initiative and within a team. The role will involve being the face of EQUANS, so smart appearance and being able to discuss findings with others including customers is required.

The successful candidate will have the ability to fault find and diagnose Fabric faults and issues unaided. 

Qualifications or Required Experience:  
• Education A good basic education is (Essential) 
• Formal fabric Training. (i.e., Time served apprenticeship or equivalent NVQ qualification in Carpentry and or Joinery) 
• Formal building maintenance training and or previous experience of maintaining building of all types or multi-disciplined maintenance (Essential) 
• Experience of working in a similar position undertaking the repair and maintenance of internal and external building decoration and fittings.
• Experience and competence in relevant Health & Safety legislation  
• Sound understanding and experience of meeting health and safety obligations regarding maintenance activities and PPM’s.
• Good verbal communication skills and good written English skills. 
• Committed to the delivery of excellent customer service. 
• Calm manner and able to work under pressure, ability to make sound decisions when needed. 
• Physically fit and able to carry tools and components by hand in line with role.
• A team player, able to work with the EQUANS team and client’s representatives at all levels. 
• Elevated level of energy, be self- starters, confident and stable in manner. 
• Must be willing to provide holiday and sickness cover and be flexible in their working patterns.
• Able to ascend/descend vertical access equipment (Essential)
• Able to work at height (Essential)
• Must hold a full UK driving licence (Essential for Mobile Role)

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?
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.