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Maintenance Electrician

Requisition ID: 58052

Domain: Trades & Maintenance/Electrician

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for 2x Maintenance Electricians to join our team in Blackburn on a permanent basis for our Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

General Overview:
• Help ensure compliance with statutory and company procedures, maintaining up to date knowledge of H&S and environmental regulations and helping us to achieve our H&S target.
• Diagnose, fault-find, commission systems, monitor and assess ongoing machine/facility performance, through Planned Preventive Maintenance programme, identifying any additional works required.
• Assist in installing, commissioning, and servicing plant, equipment and industrial furniture.
• At all times maintain a smart appearance and professional manner that is representative of EQUANS in the workplace.
• Carry out and assist in planned/reactive maintenance to on site systems.
• Flexible working hours required which may include overtime working
• Participate in the on-call rota.
• Administer and complete relevant paperwork.
• Fair, consistent, and courteous attitude in all dealings at all levels.
• Ability to work under pressure, take ownership of problems and deal with them to their conclusion.
• Ensure that all issues are reported to the Technical Services Supervisor/Technical Services Manager.

The Electrician (Lead) as part of a team carries out electrical planned and reactive maintenance on all on site infrastructure.
To communicate regularly and effectively with clients and develop excellent professional working relationship to ensure a smooth running of the business.
To organise works allocated in a timely manner and work supportively with the team.
To submit clear and accurate reports.
To attend site out of hours as and when required on a rotational basis.
To carry out operational activities in a manner that ensures personal safety and in and manner that does not endager the safety of others.
The position ensures that Equans are able to meet their statutory and contractual obligations whilst simultaneously providing an excellent service to our customers.The Engineer makes up part of the facilities maintenance team which contributes to the effective and efficient operation of the estate and associated engineering systems that is conducive for the delivery of healthcare

The maintenance engineer will complete engineering activities and undertake duties for which their trained and competent to do. There is an Estates management team based on site that can offer specialised technical advice and who can liaise with the appropriate levels of management to facilitate specialist isolations necessary to undertake certain engineering works.

Qualifications or Required Experience:

Candidate must be able to maintain, service and repair a wide range of the building services, some listed below: Training will be provided as necessary.
• Working with Lighting and Small Power.
• Low voltage electrical distribution system and switchgear
• Emergency standby generators
• Fire alarm systems
• General and Emergency lighting.
• Building Management Systems, PTS System, UPS/IPS, Safety Sources.
• Recognised Electrical apprenticeship and or qualifications.
• Valid UK driving license and able to obtain DBS check.
• To be an experienced Electrical system with a proven track record. Highly multi skilled individual in building services.
• Fully qualified electrician; Qualified to IEE 17th /18th edition.
• Testing and certification of electrical installations.
• Basic computer literate.
• Sound awareness of risk assessment and working safely with equipment.
• Sound knowledge of Health & Safety
• Experience of working within a Healthcare environment preferred but not essential.
• Ability to follow instruction, work to plans (method statements), communicate, present and report technical information as appropriate to trade/skill.
• Must have completed an electrical apprenticeship with relevant qualifications.
• NVQ level 3 or equivalent.
• AM2 – Desirable
• City & Guilds 2392 – Inspection & Testing or equivalent – Desirable

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.