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Multiskilled Mechanical Technician

Requisition ID: 58331

Domain: Engineering/Mechanical

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Multiskilled Technician (Mechanical) to join our team in Tameside on a permanent basis for Tameside General Hospital. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

General Overview:
Equans are recruiting for a Multi-Skilled Technician – Mechanical, based at Tameside General
Hospital, but may also infrequently be required to cover Salford Royal Hospital, the Multi-Skilled Technician will be responsible for the technical performance and maintenance of standards at Tameside General Hospital. They will provide guidance to others on site, showing technical expertise in mechanical systems. Ensure appropriate and compliant solutions and efficient customer service delivery. The Technician will have technical knowledge in more than one skill or technology area and will form part of the out of hours on call rota.
Working hours are 37.5 hours per week. With a week about split working pattern – Week 1 0700am – 1500pm, Week 2 1000am – 1800pm
• Ensure workload is planned, delivered to specification and agreed service requirement.
• Plan, prioritise and resource projects.
• Ensure compliance with statutory and company procedures, maintaining up to date knowledge of H&S and environmental regulations.
• Install, maintain and repair plant equipment.
• Diagnose, fault-find, commission systems and monitor facility performance, through PPM programme, identifying any additional works required.
• Flexible working hours required.
• Administer and complete relevant paperwork in a timely manner.
• Understand and meet ongoing customer requirements, develop effective working relationships with business partners, including sub-contractors management, completing all relevant permits.
• Fair, consistent and courteous attitude in all dealings at all levels.
• Full driving licence required
• At all times maintain a smart appearance and professional manner that is representative of Equans in the workplace.
• 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 as required.
• Attend training courses funded for by Equans as required for business purposes.
• Train to become an Authorised Person/Responsible Person in relevant disciplines – (additional salary uplift awarded)

The individual will play a vital role to Equans, working alongside other colleagues in the team to ensure that the operations are legally and contractually compliant and represent excellence in service delivery.

We are looking for a driven individual to add expertise and dimension to the maintenance team at Tameside General Hospital. They will demonstrate flexibility and efficiency in responding to changing business requirements and will establish good working relationships with other team members. The individual should have ambitions to progress within a company that offers plentiful opportunities to develop. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary of £32760 + £2,083PA Call Out Allowance + Benefits Package.

Qualifications or Required Experience:
ONC/C&G or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline
Sound awareness of risk assessment and working safely with equipment.
Sound knowledge of Health & Safety.
Ability to measure, works to plans (method statements), read technical diagrams.
PFI/Healthcare experience would be an advantage. But further training and familiarisation will be offered for the right candidate.

Desirable Experience:
Experience of working on or with AHU’s, Vent, FCU’s, LTHW, L8, Pumps, Pipework, Valves, and other mechanical systems.
Use of a Building Management System (BMS)
Pressure Systems
PPM & Reactive Work
Authorised Person experience

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.