Mechanical Engineer





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. 


Full time

Mon - Fri

40 hrs; 7am to 4pm

Base: Lakenheath with travel between Feltwell & Mildenhall


Key Purpose:

Vivo are recruiting for a painter to join our existing team based at RAF Lakenheath. This is a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week.

The painter's primary role will be painting of Married Family Housing (MFH) 


Key accountabilities:

  • Painting of vacant MFH quarters to a high standard both internally and externally
  • Working from access equipment
  • Attend inspections to pick up snags
  • Providing decorative and faux finishes as the project requires
  • Preparing the surrounding area by covering with cloth or tape to prevent messes
  • Cleaning up supplies and over paint
  • Preparing painting surfaces by washing walls and repairing holes and removing old paint if necessary.
  • Clear communication of the company vision and objectives ensuring the implementation of new procedures
  • Promote and drive the company values
  • Keep up to date with industry developments, driving innovation and effective change


Essential Skills:

  • Experience of painting to a high standard (training will be provided)
  • Good communication skills
  • Driving licence is preferred but not essential

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 02:32:00
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