Equans Data Centers are seeking to appoint a Graduate Project Engineer – Electrical to support our growing Data Centers.

The Graduate Project Engineer – Electrical will join our Data Center team who are committed to providing cutting edge solutions to our clients. The Graduate Project Engineer – Electrical will join our innovative team based in West Drayton.

They will work with the team and have responsibility for managing some Electrical aspects of large projects from inception to completion, within set timescale, to high quality standards and within health and safety guidelines.

What you will deliver?

The successful candidate will be enrolled onto our graduate programme which is a two year structured training scheme. Our programme offers a balance of training and on the job learning to support the transition to becoming an accomplished professional.

Graduates will take responsibility for their careers, while we offer guidance and support to help reach their goals. The type of tasks the successful candidates will be involved with are:

  • Understanding and interpreting drawing and specifications to resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and problems as they arise.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to define project requirements and objectives.
  • Ensure quality control requirements are met and recorded in accordance with specifications.
  • Participate in meetings and discussions with stakeholders to provide updated on project status.
  • Have the ability to work within a given budget.
  • Assist the Site Manager in the management of materials.
  • Assist in ensuring that work is carried out in full conformance with quality, environmental and safety standards.

What we can offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes;

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 4 times annual salary
  • Company Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalised 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?

  • A 2:1 degree in an applicable field i.e. Electrical Engineering / Building Services Engineering.
  • The desire to build a career in the Electrical Engineering industry.
  • Be self-motivated, with proven organisational ability and the drive to meet deadlines.
  • Customer focused with the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Passionate about the industry and the willingness to progress.

Who are we?

We are a strategic data center partner delivering every aspect of general contractor design, build, and commissioning for major data centers across Europe to provide new build, fit-out, complex retrofit, and upgrade through one point of contact.

Leveraging decades of experience with Bouygues Energies & Services and Equans in data centers, we deliver to every aspect of client needs through sustainability, health and safety, and wider engineering considerations. At Equans Data Centers, we’re unique in our ability to bring clients complete in-house expertise across many facets of consulting, architecture, construction, and engineering.

We are a true combination of global standardisation and local on-the-ground expert teams in every key European country to ensure the right level of localisation. We have total control of our supply chain, with the robustness of a global and European leader in construction behind us. And our most highly qualified and expert teams are focused on client success above all.

This enables us to deliver data centers with the best possible quality, speed to delivery, and high repeatability and scalability – to realise client needs for cost transparency, low risk, continual availability, innovation, and certainty of planning and outcomes.

With more than 1,200 highly skilled employees, across 8 European countries, Equans has delivered over 300,000m2 of data halls, exceeding 500MW of IT space for major Data Centers providers such as VIRTUS Data Centers, Digital Reality, Equinix, Vantage Data Centers, Stack Infrastructure, Cloud HQ and many others.

Equans Data Centers is positioned to meet and exceed the increasingly demanding planning and capacity needs of hyperscaler and colocation businesses across Europe.

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.