Multi Skilled Operative | West Byfleet

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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

Location: West Byfleet 

Working Hours:  Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm, On call 1 in 4

Within VIVO we are currently recruiting for a Multi Skilled Operative who will successfully deliver the day-to-day repairs service, providing front line delivery to the MOD families. You will work to deliver highest quality service and carry out technical services tasks. This role will see you carry out repairs to a variety of building services and including minor plumbing works, building work, grounds work and drainage related leaks.


Other key responsibilities include:

-    Work with minimal supervision and have the ability to make decisions on the most appropriate repair solution.  
-    Installing supports for pipes, equipment, and fixtures prior to installation
-    Cut openings in structure to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings, using hand and power tools
-    Repair and maintain plumbing, replacing defective washers, replacing or mending boking pipes and opening clogged drains, toilets, gutters, rainwater pipes and any other plumbing work
-    Undertake patch plastering works, tiling, floor laying, decorating replacing of internal and external doors   
-    Utilise both electronic and paper-based systems to accurately record documentation including the use of materials against each job.
-    Liaise with Family's, clients and members of VIVO supply chain
What you'll need to do this role  


It is essential that you hold an NVQ Level 2 qualification in a trade related field.

Previous experience as a multi skilled operative.

It is essential you hold a full UK driving license. 

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


  • Company van and fuel card
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme  
  • 25 Days annual leave  
  • Volunteer leave  
  • 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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29/05/2024 01:12:00
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