Mechanical Manager

Requisition ID: 57696

Domain: Facilities Management/Technical Services Management

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for an Mechanical Manager to join our team in Stoke on a permanent basis. This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, company vehicle or allowance, bonus and benefits package.


Responsible for the performance of Equans engineers / sub-contractors and maintaining Equans and industry standards within the Stoke Schools PFI contract. To provide advice, guidance and support to both client and engineering teams to ensure appropriate and compliant solutions and efficient customer service delivery.

This position requires an individual with good people, communication and organisational skills, as well someone who is able to manage priorities and deadlines, along with good time management.

What will you deliver?

  • Responsible for the day-to-day organisation of the engineering staff in order to meet the contractual agreement
  • Assist in the preparation of emergency and contingency plans
  • Maintain records appertaining to the PPM schedule, ensuring the estate remains statutory compliant
  • Oversee all contract activities, both maintenance, reactive and projects and ensure all safety aspects are managed and monitored in accordance with site procedures and requirements
  • Undertake tasks associated with staff during peak workloads and provide holiday and sickness cover
  • Staff supervision including all full-time, part-time, sub-contractors and specialist providers
  • Take ownership of the client’s needs and pursue effective communications with the customer in order to build a stable relationship
  • Be proactive with regard to preventative maintenance and extra works
  • Be available to attend or manage emergency call-outs and provide written incident reports as required
  • Be responsible for managing work force activity, monitor and report on the efficiencies of the engineering team
  • environmental regulations
  • Arrange toolbox talks / Attend Site visits / van checks / audits/ site safety checks
  • Organisational skills and ability to prioritise workloads to ensure deadlines are met
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Management Systems
  • Have and understanding of CAFM (Maximo)
  • Manage the out of hours cover for Stoke Schools in accordance with roster
  • Flexible working hours required
  • Ability to work under pressure, take ownership of problems through to satisfactory conclusion

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, car or car allowance, bonus and benefits package, which includes;

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 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 looking for?

  • Time served (C&G) Mechanical qualifications
  • Good working knowledge of building Fabric
  • Health & Safety knowledge and experience within occupied premises
  • Good communication skills
  • IOSH
  • IPAF / PASMA Qualification (desirable)
  • Good IT skills

This role includes a DBS Enhanced 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.

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.