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grounds team leader

Requisition ID: 57900

Domain: Trades & Maintenance/General Maintenance

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS are recruiting for a Grounds Team Leader to be based in Belfast. This is a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, van and fuel card and benefits package.

General Overview

Day to day supervision of trade applicable operatives, including subcontractors where necessary

To assist the Supervisor to manage the team in accordance with health & safety, productivity, quality and cost. To develop excellent relationships with customers and assist in managing the Supply Chain. At the same time, you will develop your own working knowledge through on site experience.  To assist the team to manage a contract which has variable value ranges.  To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy. 

The role will be primarily site-based, working with a slightly reduced PDA diary.

The Candidate must be willing to participate in an OOH Rota.

Key Accountabilities

  • Adhere to the company quality standards with the Supervisor, including the management of defects, compliance to specification and materials, monitoring subcontractors and operatives conduct and workmanship.
  • To assist the Supervisor on all site management duties, including;
    • First point of contact for operatives before issue reaches Supervisor
    • Undertake measuring for lager works and inform Supervisor for planning and procurement purposes
    • Attend to rejected/recalled works resolving issues and reporting/tracking reoccurrences
    • Meet Client representatives onsite to conduct joint inspections and relay recommendations
    • Ensure Health and Safety requirements are met and implemented
      • Collation of SHEQ compliance documentation such as permits to work
      • Support with the delivery of Tool Box Talks
  • Be able to utilise knowledge and experience to ensure solutions are given in a quick and efficient manner
  • Be adaptable to overcome a variety of problems, escalating advanced complications to the supervisor as necessary
  • Ensure all company vehicles are kept in a clean and tidy condition; conduct weekly inspections and report any damage immediately in accordance with the Company Procedure
  • Ensure compliance to all Company policies and procedures (i.e. Company Quality Assurance system)


  • Ensure any risks and near misses are reported to the Supervisor immediately
  • Ensure all public protection measures are being taken and adhered to by residents and other members of the public
  • Be responsible for your safety and others around you

What can we offer you?

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

  • Pension Scheme
  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1.5 times annual salary
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes

Who are we looking for?

Key Skills

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines
  • Professional attitude and approach to work
  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent
  • Current and valid UK driving licence
  • CSR Card

Key Attributes

  • A confident and adaptable communication style
  • A self-motivated conscientious approach but with the ability to work as a team at all levels
  • Effective organisation and planning skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines

Please note, the successful candidate will be required to complete a Basic Access NI check prior to commencing employment.

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.