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Controls Engineer

Requisition ID: 59680

Domain: Engineering/Electrical

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Controls Engineer to join our team in Macclesfield on a permanent basis for our Alderley Park contract. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

General Overview:
The role of the Support Engineer will include carrying out a number of tasks on contracted customer sites These will include:
• Service – PPM and reactive woks when required
• Proactive improvements to customers Building Management System
• Energy solutions/engineering
• Joining an out of hours callout rota
• Small project works

The Support Engineer role will involve hands on work delivering the services above with some customer contact. The successful applicant will build an on-going relationship with all customers looking after the needs of the site and making improvements where applicable
The Support Engineer will report into their Manager and the Account Manager.
The right candidate will be expected to work Monday to Friday at Alderley Park may be required to work on other sites if required.
The successful candidate will be electrically qualified and have experience of maintaining, upgrading and repairing building management systems.
The successful candidate will also be required to join a callout rota and be part of the escalation procedure.
There will be training offered by EQUANS and Client for the right candidate

The role has a medium impact on the company, responsibility will be taken by the candidate for the maintenance and repair of client’s building management systems acquired the impact will steadily increase, with greater responsibility taken for the maintenance and operation of systems.

The role involves gaining a good understanding of different complex technical control systems, and the ability to determine the cause of individual and multiple faults within each system.
The job holder must have the ability to learn quickly and approach problems in a measured and logical manner.
The role also involves the acquisition of communications skills to be able to explain and report on the above in plain and simple language to ‘non-technical’ clients.

Qualifications or Required Experience:
City & Guild / BTec / NVQ Electrical
Controls training / experience
Experience fault find in electrical panels
Experience working with computers
Experience working with Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Plant
Report writing

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.