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Plumber / Heating Engineer

Requisition ID: 56526

Domain: Engineering/Mechanical

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Plumber / Heating Engineer to join our team at Woodland View Hospital, Irvine on a permanent basis. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a banding of £30,000 – £32,000 per annum dependent upon skills and experience. In addition you will receive an excellent benefits package.

What will you deliver?

  • Undertake planned and reactive mechanical maintenance tasks, carryout small work and variation requests, and any other tasks deemed reasonable by the Senior Management team. This will include but is not limited to; ahu maintenance, water systems maintenance, medical gas maintenance, pressure systems maintenance, legionella control measures and some minor electrical works as may be required.
  • Actively participate in the operation, undertaking and control of all planned maintenance schemes in support of the business and contract needs.
  • Respond to any unplanned events in a timely fashion.
  • Work overtime to carry out additional works installations, improvements, planned maintenance and emergency repairs as required.
  • Liaise with Facilities Team Leaders regarding plant or equipment failures and to arrange for the supply of goods and/or services as necessary.
  • Undertake training where necessary to learn new skills and techniques as part of the business needs and personal development.
  • Maintain tools and workshops, storage and equipment areas in a clean and tidy manner.
  • Take part in an on call rota to ensure 24/7 cover is maintained.
  • Be prepared to travel to other sites as the Business requires on an ad-hoc basis.

What can we offer you?

On offer is banding of £30,000 – £32,000 per annum dependent upon skills and experience. In addition you will receive an excellent 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?

  • Must have successfully completed a recognised mechanical apprenticeship, and have a proven track record in a similar role carrying out mechanical maintenance duties. Hospital maintenance experience is desirable but not essential.
  • Be competent to undertake/assist work on the type of building service systems and equipment for which the appointment is sought.
  • Be familiar with the type of systems and equipment on which work is required to be undertaken.
  • Possess technical knowledge and sufficient experience to avoid any danger that may be presented by the work to be undertaken.
  • Have an adequate knowledge of and within the preceding three years have received training in first aid (including CPR Training). If not held, training will be given.
  • Desirable but not essential to have some knowledge of all the relevant Scottish Health Technical Memoranda (SHTM) and to work within Permit to Work procedures as appropriate (SHTM 01 – 08, BSRIA, L8, pressure systems Regulations 2000, etc).
  • This role includes a DBS Basic check therefore ability to pass is essential.

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.