Mechanical Engineer | RAF Molesworth

RAF Molesworth | Other





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. 


Contract Type:  Full Time, Permanent

Location: RAF Molesworth, Molesworth, Huntingdon, PE28 0QA

Working Hours:  37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (8:00-4:30pm)


Here at VIVO we are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to undertake planned and reactive maintenance on our site at RAF Molesworth.

With your experience in handling heating and water systems, you will also be maintaining the HVAC equipment on RAF Molesworth and potentially our site in Alconbury.

Working independently, at the start of the month you will be assigned tasks through a provided tablet and be able to self-schedule planned and reactive maintenance activities to a number of facilities. You will also be required to complete site records and forms to ensure that all records are kept for the maintenance undertaken. 


Other responsibilities include;


  • To coordinate with others on site to ensure works are completed within timescales set
  • Ensuring work activities are carried out safely and to high quality
  • To diagnose & rectify faults in good time 
  • To meet deadlines (response times) for planned and reactive maintenance works
  • Recognising and communicating with the client and line manager by recording any change or workplace event that may delay or disrupt the job in which the works are to be carried out
  • To identify, procure and progress material requisitions and to follow up deliveries where delegated
  • Ensuring works are compliant with regulations and correctness of work completed


What you'll need to do this role  


City & Guilds Plumbing Apprenticeship Level 2 Mechanical OR an equivalent City & Guilds Mechanical Level 3 with an unvented qualification.


Experience working with HVAC mechanical ventilation systems.


Legionella awareness and training in maintaining water hygiene.


Previous experience on working on Pressure Systems (or an equivalent qualification).


It is essential that you have experience with Oil Fired appliances above 45kW Output, and desirable that you have a OFTEC or BOAS qualification.


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 SC 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 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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31/07/2024 01:18:00
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