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. 


Location: Lakenheath (Travel to Feltwell required)


Full time (40 hours)


Key Accountabilities:


  • Carpentry and general building fabric reactive repairs within 24 buildings across the 2 bases which are within 5 miles
  • Fire door maintenance and repairs
  • General fabric maintenance
  • Assisting other trades for 2 man working
  • Completion of logbooks and paperwork to meet tight KPI requirements
  • Optional callout cover
  • Sub-contractor escorting duties




Essential Skills:


  • C&G Carpentry qualifications or equivalent
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative and with the minimum of supervision.
  • Outgoing personality essential for dealing directly with Clients and customers design team.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Strong Carpentry and building fabric background.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Well organised with a high attention to detail.
  • Have the ability to meet tight deadlines and focus on priorities despite a very wide range of competing demands on time.
  • Willing to learn and adapt to differing situations and requirements.
  • Demonstrate customer focus

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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07/02/2023 02:29:00
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