Technical Services Supervisor

Equans is looking for a Technical Services Supervisor to join our team at Burnley General Teaching Hospital on a permanent basis. This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, paid overtime, and benefits package.


We are looking for a driven individual to add expertise and dimension to the building maintenance team at Burnley General Teaching Hospital. You will have an Electrical or Mechanical bias, with supervisory experience or are looking for the next step up in your career.

They will demonstrate flexibility and efficiency in responding to changing business requirements and will establish good working relationships with other team members. The individual should have ambitions to progress within a company that offers opportunities to develop.

The individual will play a vital role to EQUANS, working alongside an already established technical team to ensure that the operations are legally and contractually compliant and represent excellence in service delivery. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a positive set of behaviours and a flexible approach to ensure contract compliance.

The Technical Services Supervisor will manage a team of 5 and be responsible for the planning of work and the co-ordination of directly employed labour/sub-contractors at Burnley General Teaching Hospital. Ensuring all maintenance, repairs and ongoing condition of mechanical and electrical services, associated systems, plant, and equipment are to a standard in accordance with the requirements of the Project Agreements.

What will you deliver?

  • Act as a lead directly responsible for Maintenance Team performance.
  • Provide leadership and motivation to the Maintenance Team in delivering the requirements of the service.
  • Manage and supervise responsive and planned maintenance of plant, equipment and building fabric through directly employed labour and external contractors.
  • Participate in the implementation of the Company SSOW permit to work systems.
  • Ensure penalty deductions are minimised by achieving the required performance targets described in the output specifications.
  • Take an active role in Equans Safety First initiatives including co-ordinating and delivering regular toolbox talks, safety stand downs and the minimising of incidents and accidents on site.
  • Co-ordinate with the Equans Helpdesk and MAXIMO CAFM system to manage the issuing and closing out of reactive and preventative maintenance tasks required under the Project Agreements.  Co-ordinate all reactive and proactive maintenance work daily.
  • Carry out duties in accordance with safe working practices within statutory, NHS Trust and Company policies and guidelines.
  • Requisition materials, services and transport as required.  Manage centralised stock levels to ensure a prioritised and effective response to maintenance issues.
  • Undertake regular site visits to monitor and assess directly employed labour and task progress / completion.
  • Instruct others on all aspects of their work to include assisting with the co-ordination and delivery of toolbox talks.
  • At all times maintain a smart appearance and professional manner that is representative of EQUANS in the workplace.
  • Flexible working hours may be required including overtime working to meet the needs of the business.
  • Provide technical engineering advice and support to maintenance staff where required.
  • Assist the Head of Technical Operations Manager/Contract Manager in the production of management reports and analyses.

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 looking for?

  • Qualifications or extensive experience in a relevant trade or trades (NVQ 3, ONC/HNC).
  • Qualifications and/or experience in the control of Legionella (L8).
  • Experience of operations and maintenance of buildings, engineering plant, services, and equipment.
  • Experience in the operation of CAFM systems.
  • Health & Safety qualifications (Nebosh, IOSH etc.)
  • Candidate must be able to manage, co-ordinate and provide technical support to both team members and subcontractors for service delivery including the maintenance and repair of a wide range of building services.
  • Valid UK driving license and able to obtain DBS check.

This role includes a DBS Standard check therefore ability to pass is essential.

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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