CAD Technician


VIVO, a 50:50 joint venture between Serco and EQUANS, has been awarded places on the Defence FM and Housing Maintenance framework contracts. 

VIVO embodies both experience and innovation. It combines Serco's comprehensive track record delivering engineering, technical and FM services to the UK MOD for over 55 years with EQUANS' market leading FM, energy, asset optimisation and regeneration capabilities. 



    Job title: Cad Technician

    Permanent role

    Location: Onsite based: MOD Defence Stafford 

    Salary: £30,000-£35,000


    Vivo have a great opportunity for an experience Cad Technician to join the brilliant team based in MOD Stafford.


    What you'll need to do the role:

    The CAD Team are our custodians and guardians of drawings and record information across the estate.  They are responsible for ensuring that all records are kept up to date and issued and updated in accordance with strict security criteria.  The Team provide this key service for VIVO Staff our client colleagues within Defence Infrastructure Organisation and other accredited contract parties.  Th team provide an important function to enable Vivo to effectively manage the estate in a compliant and secure manner whilst ensuring that we achieve contract deliverables.



    Main Accountabilities:

    • Understand and exceed customer requirements, delivering a high-quality CAD service ensuring defined standards are met.
    • Delivering high quality solutions.
    • Promote and support an excellent safety culture within areas of responsibility, influence others and support changes in the safety culture.
    • Contribute to innovation and change and share knowledge with CAD Team and Internal Design Team members and colleagues.
    • Support the CAD Team and Internal Design Team towards achieving the VIVO strategies.
    • Client engagement.



    Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

    • Experience of AutoCAD
    • Experience of working within a CAD Team or Design Team environment
    • Experience of operating with a 'secure' environment.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to resolve conflicts, deal with surprises and establish credibility with demanding partners.
    • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Evidence of relevant and up to date CPD and AutoCAD functionality
    • Good numeracy, literacy, and IT skills (Microsoft Office and AutoCAD)
    • 3D modelling and REVIT, BIM experience desirable.

    VIVO Defence Services

    The role you have applied for is with VIVO Defence Services, a joint venture between Serco and EQUANS. By applying for this role, please be aware that information contained within your CV may be shared between VIVO Defence Services, Serco and EQUANS during the recruitment process.


    At VIVO, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. Therefore, we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool.


    We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working and operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident Employer. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. If candidates wish to request extra time to apply then they should contact 0345 010 4000 and ask to speak to a VIVO Recruiter.


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    08/06/2023 02:50:00
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