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Electrical Technician

Requisition ID: 58037

Domain: Trades & Maintenance/Electrician

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Electrical Technician to join our team in Birmingham on a permanent basis for our QEH contract. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

General Overview:
To undertake improvement work, maintenance and repairs of electrical and non-complex mechanical plant, services and physical assets including testing and routine fault finding.
• The responsibilities will be at the Acute PFI Hospital.
• To undertake any reasonable duties to maintain all services to the NHS Trust.
• To carry out all works in compliance with EQUANS’s KPI’s and contract.

This position has an important role within the workflow process; the person will be actively involved in developing detailed knowledge, and the maintenance of the core plant and equipment in the Acute PFI Hospital Building.

• Interpret and work from all instructions, drawings and specifications appropriate to his/her own trade, without supervision.
• Set up New Work appropriate to his/her own trade using relevant tools, equipment and machinery, without supervision, as appropriate to his/her grade.
• After appropriate training, work off tower scaffolding, MEWP’s, ladders, and step ladders and within confined spaces.
• To carry out unsupervised maintenance and repairs and report any defects or unusual circumstances to the Supervisor.
• Requirement to learn new techniques with training as necessary.
• Scope of work will include entering departments containing service users undergoing various treatments/procedures after reporting to departmental staff. Occasional exposure to distressing or emotional circumstances could be encountered.
• To understand the general working of the EQUANS Estate, so that work can be carried out in the most efficient manner, pro-active in developing new ways of working.
• To understand fully the inter-relationship between various maintenance crafts and support other trades as required.
• To be contacted by radio and/or PDA to receive instructions. This can involve frequent disruption to work patterns.
• To be knowledgeable of and to work to the current regulations, codes of practice, Health & Safety regulations and all safety rules both EQUANS and Statutory.
• Produce, if necessary, list of materials to carry out remedial repairs or alterations to current task.
• Ensure all PPM and Reactive work is carried out effectively in compliance with maintenance instructions and response and repair times.
• To record information as required for the operation of Maximo or similar system.
• To understand the working of electrical and non-complex mechanical systems within the EQUANS Estate.
• Diagnose and repair faults in engineering installations, plant and equipment. To deal with new situations as they arise and pass on knowledge to others. To inform immediate Supervisors of any delays or difficulties encountered.
• To undertake any other duties as requested by Management, in order to comply with EQUANS’s contract and KPI’s
• Staff will be employed on work appropriate to their core specialist skill. They will however progressively be suitably trained to acquire elements of extra skills with the intention of reaching levels of flexibility and competence to enable them to achieve and apply the ability where required to perform the above. Pass knowledge gained to others.

Qualifications or Required Experience:
• Electrical Installation – Approved apprenticeship with either:
o City & Guild 236 Part 1, 2 & 3 Parts A, B, C or
o City & Guilds 2360 Parts 1, 2, 3 or
o City & Guilds 2330 Level 2, Level 3, (Level 4 – desirable) or
o City & Guilds 2560 (2357) – Diploma
• 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations (BS 7671 – 2018 Amendment)
• HTM-06-(02)(03) Competent Person for LV
• Experience of working in a healthcare environment

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.