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Electrical Engineer (Day Shifts)

Requisition ID: 57673

Domain: Engineering/Electrical

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Electrical Engineer (Day Shifts) to join our team in Wakefield for our Pinderfield and Pontefract Hospital contract 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.

General Overview:
Working directly to the Technical Supervisors, the post holder will have the required skills to ensure the safe and continuous operation of electrical engineering services and building plant as part of a flexible maintenance team, including specialist subcontractors to deliver work to the highest of standards for our clients.
The main responsibilities include efficiently and effectively performing electrical maintenance of all relevant assets. Work will be assigned from a planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedule or in response to a reactive work order raised by our client representatives or our own personnel on site. All planned and reactive tasks will be managed through to completion, including fault diagnosis and sourcing parts where applicable. Must be able to demonstrate that awareness of best working practices and that these are followed at all times.
Working as part of a wider M&E team, there may be a requirement to undertake other tasks that may not be specifically related to electrical systems.

The objective of the department is to operate and maintain a physical environment in which healthcare can be delivered to the patient. The main elements being the maintenance of both building fabric and services e.g. external and internal finishes, fittings and fixtures, plumbing, electrical and mechanical services, piped medical gases etc.
Compliance with all statutory requirements in relation to safe working practices and safe operation of plant, equipment and services. Keeping records of all activities as per all Health Technical Memoranda (HTM) and Quality Assurance requirements and to providing professional advice and guidance on all aspects of building services maintenance and repair.

• To work in accordance with the requirements of Health Technical Memoranda (HTM’s) and any other relevant statutory compliance requirements.
• To be certified Appointed Person in critical systems including Electrical (Low Voltage). This requires the post holder to be trained, certificated and reassessed at regular intervals, generally three yearly.
• To support, advise and action Policy and Safe Working Procedures as a Competent Person (Electrical).
• Actively participate in the operation and control of all engineering planned maintenance schemes and undertake essential repair works and general maintenance activities to plant and non-medical equipment.
• Undertake fault finding on complex hospital infrastructure including low voltage power and distribution systems, lighting systems including Emergency lighting. UPS, IPS supplies and standby generators. Using cause effect analysis and detailed examination to gain a solution and use of all relevant drawings and schematics.
• Carry out planned preventative maintenance inspections and commission and test in accordance with published procedures.
• Complete all report sheets and test certificates as necessary and mark up any drawing alterations.
• Use of all relevant tools and equipment within safety guidelines as necessary for the completion of works ensuring full compliance with EQUANS Guidelines and Controls e.g. Risk Assessment, Site Safety, Fire Safety, Control of Infection and Hazardous Substances.
• Carry out emergency repairs as required (which may require overtime).
• Obligation to undertake training where necessary to learn new techniques and technology.
• Understand the relationship of other maintenance crafts to this role.
• Monitors the building services and report defects to the Technical Supervisors.
• Familiar in the use of Building Management Systems (BMS).
• Recording of planned and reactive maintenance in the site CAFM systems via electronic data devices.
• Provide feedback on PPM results in relation to building related PPM issues and Fire Safety.
• Awareness and understanding of contract KPI’s to ensure compliance and effective service delivery
• Communicate with wards/departments to ensure awareness of planned/re-active works in their area and ensure completion to their satisfaction.
• Supervise, communicate and develop other trades staff and assess/evaluate the quality of the work.
• Ensures that all activities proceed in a safe manner compliant with Statutory Regulation, CDM, Good Practice, etc by compiling procedures, monitoring standards and maintaining records.

Qualifications or Required Experience:
Recognised Electrical/Engineering Apprenticeship – HNC, ONC, City & Guilds, or equivalent experience.
BS7671(18th Edition).
Must be able to obtain Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) clearance.

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 AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 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.


As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

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 AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.

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.