M&E Surveyor





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. 


M&E Surveyor

Location: Homebased with countrywide travel

Permanent/ Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Out of hours occasionally required (Overtime will be available)

Salary: Up to £45,000


Key Purpose:


Sitting within VIVO Defence Asset Management Team is the building and assets surveying team which provide VIVO Defence Services with UK/contract wide support in the evaluation of fabric, building and M&E services assets, across various built and infrastructure asset types. The data capture and collection is based on a standardised and methodical approach using a mobile applications on handheld devices.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Carry out building services feasibility assessments and complete reports
  • Report writing and data management
  • Use of digital data collection technology
  • Project manage various M&E biased minor works projects
  • Forecast spending requirements based on whole life cycle costing techniques, ensuring budgets can be managed and energy efficient systems are recommended and implemented.
  • Make recommendations on the appropriate replacement of life expired systems and equipment ahead of failure.
  • Liaise closely with other professionals, including but not limited to Built Estate Managers, Services Managers, Asset Managers, In-house design team members and Project Managers.
  • Attend a range of project and asset management technical meetings
  • Ensure building systems meet legislative and health and safety requirements
  • Advise our client on energy use and conservation in a range of buildings across various sites.
  • Other asset management supporting activities as required.




  • A demonstrated technical understanding of mechanical and electrical engineering is necessary; however, no specific qualification is required.
  • Experience of using an asset collection tool
  • Good written communication skills including report writing.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Project, Excel, PowerPoint and Power BI.
  • Proven financial awareness
  • An eye for detail


Essential Skills:


  • Commercial, Housing and Infrastructure.
  • Compliance and HSE Experience.
  • Management of a mobile workforce.
  • Confident using Microsoft Offices packages.


Please note, in order to be considered for this position, you must be able to pass BPSS security clearance.


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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24/06/2023 02:48:00
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