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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Requisition ID: 59397

Domain: Trades & Maintenance/Plumbing

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is a renowned facilities and maintenance contractor and a proud member of the Bouygues global industrial group. Our expertise spans the design, construction, and maintenance of buildings and critical infrastructure worldwide.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join our team providing maintenance at Southmead Hospital in Bristol.  This is a permanent full-time position working Monday to Friday, 0700-1530 / 1000-1830, shift times alternating weekly. 

Key activities:

  • Reporting to the Shift Lead / Operations Manager
  • Responsible for the safe operation, planned and reactive maintenance of mechanical/electrical systems, associated plant/equipment installed throughout the site
  • Carry out mechanical/electrical works as required i.e. allocated maintenance, breakdown repairs, installation, new works, refurbishment and capital works replacement programme.
  • Carry out mechanical/electrical repairs and cleaning of mechanical components and equipment
  • Maintain and carry out repairs on HVAC systems, gas appliances, Piped Medical Gas systems, steam plant/equipment and all other equipment in plant rooms, patient areas and other departments.
  • Prepare pressure vessels for insurance inspections and carry out necessary repairs/testing.
  • To oversee specialist sub-contractors, and manage contractors as necessary, working to a safe system of work and permit-to-work system
  • To ensure that PPM and Reactive tasks are attended to in accordance with the contract timescales at all times.
  • Working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, 0700-1530 / 1000-1830, shift times alternating weekly.  

Skills, qualifications & experience:

  • Must hold a recognised mechanical trade apprenticeship and/or relevant qualifications to level 2 or 3 (theory and practice) in a relevant mechanical discipline with suitable industry experience; plumbing experience essential
  • Desirable to hold some Electrical trade qualifications/18th Edition certification but not essential
  • Must have a thorough understanding of engineering building services installation and maintenance techniques.
  • Good knowledge of M&E testing, fault finding, maintenance, refurbishment and install.
  • Must be able to work independently and when appropriate as part of a team.
  • Willing to attain cross skilling
  • Ability to read technical drawings and diagnose technical faults
  • Strong customer service and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • IT literate, and ambition for personal development


Our excellent benefits package includes:

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Company share scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Employee assistance programme

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.