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Mobile AC Engineer

Requisition ID: 59164

Domain: Engineering/HVAC

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Mobile AC Engineer to join our team in Benton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne on a permanent basis for our Mobile Technical Services department. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

General Overview:
• Ensure all PPM is carried out in accordance with the maintenance specification and documented in real time using the PDA to log start/wait/stop completion and travel times with appropriate comments to evidence completion of work.
• Ensure that all relevant paperwork is completed regarding PPM, reactive and breakdown works and that it is passed without delay to the contract administrator. Complete supplementary documentation / E-Forms relating to the maintenance task as dictated by your line manager.
• Update customers CAFM system in real time with start/wait/stop completion times and provide full description of works undertaken, advising of any follow-on works required.
• Ensure reactive tasks throughout the sites are completed and be proactive in highlighting areas where improvements can be made. Identify and record all plant failures using quotation forms and issue to line manager. This is to be indicated and recorded within the CAFM system.
• Ensure that plant faults and defects are swiftly remedied to maintain plant in serviceable order. In accordance with the delegated authority with the applicable contract or authorised by the client.
• Ensure that suitable spares are available to carry out both maintenance and reactive works. To provide parts lists and estimated timescales to carry out remedial works.
• Undertake Point of Work Risk Assessment (POWRA) prior to starting work evidencing it is safe to proceed. Note any safety concerns using the AIMS system
• Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are prepared and used for all tasks undertaken to ensure safe working practices at all times.
• Ensure the provision of a Safe and Healthy working environment. To always include the wearing of uniform and PPE.
• To operate a Permit to Work System in accordance with Equans Technical and SHEQ processes and client requirements (or approved client system).
• Undertake mandatory training and skill related training as required by the business.
• To develop a good working relationship with all members of Equans Staff, Sub-Contractors and the Client representatives.
• Ensure the professional image of Equans is always presented to Clients
• Ensure that all plant rooms under the responsibility of Equans are kept in a clean and tidy condition.
• Supervising and monitoring of sub-contractors works whilst they are on site undertaking maintenance.
• Ensure an awareness and compliance to the contractual KPI’s/SLA’s.
• To attend site in response to breakdowns or failures of the equipment outside of normal working hours (call outs). Take part in the regional on-call rota.
• There will be a requirement to work out of hours to fulfil our maintenance commitments of our customers.
• Undertake regular audits of vehicle / tools to ensure they are in safe working order, including all test equipment is in date

Any other task as directed by the contract manager

As Equans representative and first point of contact with the Client, the importance of this role cannot be overestimated.
It is essential that all works are carried in a cost effective, timely manner, maximising revenue, where possible.

• Maintenance and repair of AC Installations
• Excellent fault finding and diagnosis skills a must.
• Carry out Installation work and complete appropriate Certification
• Operation and interrogation of BMS
• Basic knowledge in building fabric repairs

Qualifications or Required Experience:
• A recognised industry qualification will be required, and previous experience is essential.
• FGas certification essential
• Trade qualified AC Engineer with appropriate post apprenticeship experience desirable.
• Must have a full clean drivers’ licence.
• Legionella awareness (preferable – can provide training)
• Asbestos awareness (preferable but not essential)
• MEWP Licence (preferable but not essential)
• First aid trained (preferable but not essential)
• Computer literate
• Good communicator
• Able to deal diplomatically with the client’s demanding personnel
• Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised
• Able to work as part of a team
• Flexible and adaptable to change
• To always maintain a clean and smart appearance
• Physically fit
• Fluent in English both written and oral.
• Must be available to participate in an out of hour’s standby rota.

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.


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