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Building Services Engineering Graduate Scheme

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1mo ago

💼 Graduate Job

Peterborough +29

🤑 £28K

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  • You need a degree in Building Services Engineering or relevant work experience, a passion for our industry, analytical skills, problem-solving capabilities, communication skills, and a team-focused attitude. Previous experience in a related field and a UK driving license are desirable. Apply with a CV and answer our eligibility questions.
  • You will support the Engineering & Compliance team, audit contracts for compliance, plan complex engineering activities, manage water or gas systems, develop asset management systems, and work on various project-based tasks in Building Services Engineering.

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Equans Building Services Engineering Graduate Scheme:

  • The world around us is changing rapidly, placing an increased demand on growing services sectors to become net zero. We are looking for the next generation of graduates who will continue to innovate across different areas of our business and support the energy, digital and industrial transitions of our customers. As an Equans graduate you will have the exciting opportunity to experience the diverse and interesting world of one of the UK’s biggest facilities management organisations.
  • Starting in September, you will join our induction with all the other graduates in your cohort to start building your network and understanding of the Business before your specific placement commences. During your scheme, you will experience operational and functional roles alongside our engineering teams. Your time on the graduate scheme will span across a 2-year period, and you will complete between two to four rotations of either 6 or 12 months in length depending on the project type and department. You will need to be fully mobile as the placements could be based anywhere within the UK.
  • We’re looking for the next generation of engineers, with graduates aspiring to become the leaders of their field!

Building Services Engineering Graduate Scheme Overview:

  • Our Engineering teams deliver an incredibly wide range of technical services to our clients all over the country. You could be a part of one of our largest facilities management contracts, where we work in partnership with some of the UK’s biggest hospitals, universities, and schools. Alternatively, you could be helping to mobilise one of our newest contract wins. A life in Engineering is never dull, and as a Equans graduate you will gain experience in what it takes to manage large complex engineering projects and diverse teams in a fun and rewarding industry.
  • As a Building Services Engineering Graduate, you will rotate across different areas, predominantly in our Sustainable FM division, in order to develop your technical, people & project management skills. The placements will either be within our central engineering and compliance function, or on our operational sites.

You will have the opportunity to gain experience, and put your engineering credentials to the test, in various customer sectors, which may include:

  • Corporate environments
  • Manufacturing and Industrial
  • Healthcare and Blue Light
  • Nuclear
  • Education


  • Essential:
  • A degree in Building Services Engineering, or, apprentice qualified in a relevant discipline, with work experience
  • A genuine interest in our industry, and a passion for delivering real change in the communities we serve
  • Analytical skills and good attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve and use initiative
  • A flexible approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to lead, motivate and inspire others at all levels
  • A team focus with the ability to interact with a wide variety of people at all levels
  • A driven, self-motivated attitude, with the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Well-developed emotional intelligence and self-awareness
  • Desirable:
  • Previous work experience, ideally within a relevant field
  • Previous customer services experience
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Application:
  • Candidates must submit an up-to-date CV outlining their motivations for applying to Equans and answer our pre-screening eligibility questions. Applications missing this will not be progressed.

Area of Responsibilities



  • Supporting the central Engineering & Compliance team train, assess and appoint our engineers to carry out complex isolation activities
  • Audit our contracts for compliance with our contractual maintenance obligations and ensuring the adequate application of our engineering safe systems of work
  • Assist our contracts in the planning of complex engineering activities, e.g. shutting down areas of our hospitals to carry out intrusive electrical testing and inspection
  • Following training given on the scheme, fulfil the role of a Contract Responsible Person, for the management of our Water or Gas systems
  • Development and build of our Asset management & Planned Maintenance systems, when mobilising a new contract
  • Or working on specific projects for a cluster of operational contracts, for example:
  • Revalidating hospital operating theatre ventilation systems
  • Planning and overseeing the completion of High and Low Voltage breaker maintenance, carried out by a contractor
  • Planning and overseeing the statutory inspections of steam boilers


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Peterborough, Norwich, Reading, Aberdeen, Chelmsford, Nottingham, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Canterbury, Leicester, Sheffield, Southampton, Winchester, Chester, St Albans, Inverness, Portsmouth, Brighton & Hove, Edinburgh, Belfast, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff, Bristol, Glasgow, Cambridge, Oxford, Leeds, London


28000 GBP


  • 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
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WOMEN Together, RISE (Respecting, Inspiring and Supporting Ethnic Minorities), Encompass (LGBTQ+), WPN (Working Parents Network), YPN (Young Professionals Network), AccessAbility (Disability Network) and our Green Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app