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Shift Engineer

Requisition ID: 58993

Domain: Engineering/Electrical

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for Shift Engineers to join our team in Chelsea & Sutton, London on a permanent basis. These are full time roles working 42 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package. 


What will you deliver? 

  • Make sure that all Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) is performed in line with the maintenance specifications and recorded in real-time. Use the PDA to log start, wait, stop times
  • Ensure certain necessary documentation concerning PPM, reactive, and breakdown tasks is finalised and promptly submitted to the contract administrator
  • Complete reactive tasks across the sites and proactively identify areas where improvements can be implemented
  • Identify and document all plant failures using quotation forms and submit them to the line manager. These should be marked and logged in the CAFM system
  • It is crucial to promptly address plant faults and defects to keep the plant in a serviceable condition
  • To undertake electrical test and inspection of electrical systems
  • Attend the site in response to equipment breakdowns or failures outside of normal working hours (call-outs). Participate in the on-call rotation

What can we offer you? 

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

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays) 
  • Life Cover
  • 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 WiE (Women in EQUANS), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network 
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app 

Who are we looking for? 


  • Electrical City & Guilds or an equivalent qualification in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Electrical inspection 2391
  • BS7671 18th Edition
  • Mechanical qualification desirable
  • Understanding how to read electrical drawings
  • The ability to work under pressure is a crucial skill
  • Customer focused
  • The capability to manage expectations of both customers and team members
  • Be computer literate
  • Must possess a full, clean UK driving licence

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.