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Energy Centre Technician

Requisition ID: 56914

Domain: Trades & Maintenance/General Maintenance

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for an Energy Centre Technician to join our team in Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth on a permanent basis. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package. 

As an Energy Centre Technician, you will undertake planned, preventative maintenance, testing, repairs, and new installation work covering a wide range of equipment, services, systems, and buildings associated with the running of a large hospital. To work a day shift pattern but to be flexible as determined by the role.

If this sounds like you and with the excellent chance to join a great organisation in Equans then we want to hear from you now. Click on apply now and send a copy of your up to date CV and our recruitment team will be in touch.


What will you deliver? 

  • Support the Estates Management in the provision of a 24hr maintenance Service within the Portsmouth Hospital Trust for the service provide
  • Undertake any training as required
  • Promote a culture of customer service to both internal and external customers and partners and to liaise with other departments regarding maintenance issues if required
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks and duties relevant to the post
  • After suitable training and guidance, diagnose faults, repair and maintain complex equipment in accordance with PSSR) and other specialised heating plant
  • Carry out the work of other trades where there is an interface to the work in hand with a level of competence that’s outside core trade
  • To carry a radio or pager to facilitate immediate response
  • Work in unpleasant working conditions, steam ducts and confined spaces
  • To work safely on steam and hot water systems
  • Prepare plant for insurance inspections
  • Carry out routine boiler tests and maintenance tasks, after suitable training
  • To observe statutory and other relevant requirements, at all times, in particular those relating to the Health & Safety at Work Act, COSHH regulations and PSSR regulations

What can we offer you? 

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes; 

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays) 
  • Life Cover 
  • 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? 


  • A recognised CITB apprenticeship or approved equivalent
  • City & Guilds Craft Certificate relevant to the trade or similar recognised trade certificate
  • Level 3 NVQ or relevant experience
  • City & Guilds steam maintenance, BOAS (desirable)
  • Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Capable of working with no or minimum supervision

This role includes a standard DBS 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.