Electrician | Ilchester

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Who we are

VIVO provides facilities management and accommodation maintenance for the UK military and its partners. VIVO embodies both experience and innovation.


What we do

We put our Customers and Families First. They are the driving force behind everything we do. We drive forward improvements for them to ensure the service they receive, whether reactive repairs or a major project, is completed safely and on time. In order to achieve this, we have 4 core values: open, caring, agile and collaborative. These are at the heart of everything we do.



Contract Type:  Full Time, Permanent
Location: Ilchester, Somerset, BA22 8JW
Working Hours:  40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM, On call 1 in 4
Salary: Up to £38,000 dependent on experience

We are hiring a motivated and ambitious Electrician to work in Ilchester and the surrounding area.

You will be responsible for successfully delivering the day to day reactive electrical repairs to domestic buildings of MOD families. 

You will be provided with a work van (that is opt in for personal use) and will be working individually at your tasks that are scheduled up to 24 hours in advance to undertake electrical reactive repairs and maintenance.

Other Key responsibilities include;


  • To work individually or as part of a team undertaking high quality Electrical repairs Testing and or insulation works
  • To comply with BS7671 standards and company standards of work performance, ensuring implantation and compliance within Electrical policies and procedures.
  • Ensure implantation and compliance with company health and safety policies and procedures 
  • To undertake a continual programme of risk assessment in relation to your role
  • Utilise both electronic and paper-based systems to accurately record electrical documentation including the use of materials against each job. 
  • Liaise with Family's, clients and members of VIVO supply chain
  • Maintain van stocks and provide information enabling the improvements of Right first-time fixes.


What you'll need to do this role  


A NVQ Level 3 qualification in electrical installation work.

18th Edition - BS 7671.

A qualification in inspection and testing is desirable. 


This role will require you to travel to remote sites weekly therefore it is essential that you hold a clean and valid UK driving licence or can travel to remote locations without the use of public transport.


It is desirable that you have experience of operating within an MOD environment and have familiarity with geography and establishments within area of responsibility.  


You must be able to pass BPSS Clearance to be considered for this role.  
What we offer  


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme  
  • 25 Days annual leave  
  • Volunteer leave  
  • Established reward and recognition scheme
  • One paid professional subscription  
  • Life Assurance Policy  
  • Employee discount and reward schemes  
  • Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work  
  • A company that recognises your contribution  
  • Training opportunities and qualifications within a supportive environment to ensure career progression   

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 Leader. 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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31/07/2024 01:20:00
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