Multi Trader

Wiltshire | 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. 



Location: Larkhill, Wiltshire

Permanent/ Full time 

Salary: £28,000 - £34,000  p.a + Use of Company Vehicle


This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and ambitious Multi Trade Operative. To successfully deliver the day-to-day repairs service, to the MOD you will provide front line delivery to the MOD family's. Working to deliver highest quality Right First-Time service and to carry out technical services task.


Key Accountabilities:


Technical Responsibilities:

  • Carry out repairs to a variety of building services and demonstrate their competence to multi-skill outside their core trade to include minor plumbing works, building work, and grounds work and drainage related leaks
  • Be involved with refurbishment, planned and reactive maintenance.
  • Work with minimal supervision and have the ability to make decisions on the most appropriate repair solution.  
  • Complete and finalise projects to a high standard and have the ability to self-snag works on completion
  • Installs supports for pipes, equipment, and fixtures prior to installation
  • To undertake a continual programme of risk assessment in relation to your role
  • Preform complex planning of large jobs
  • Cut openings in structure to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings, using hand and power tools
  • Provide exceptional maintenance service to our high-profile client and go the extra mile to deliver to the highest quality standard in all building areas
  • Repair and maintain plumbing, replacing defective washers, replacing or mending boking pipes and opening clogged drains, toilets, gutters, rain water pipes and any other plumbing work
  • Undertake patch plastering works, tiling, floor laying, decorating replacing of internal and external doors   
  • Attend training as and when required to continue your development in the role and comply with changes within the industry.
  • Attend team briefs, Toolbox talks and technical bulletins on a monthly bases or as when required.
  • Utilise both electronic and paper-based systems to accurately record documentation including the use of materials against each job.
  • To demonstrate VIVO core values to internal and external customers and colleagues
  • To mentor apprentices as and when required
  • 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.
  • Ensure all H&S documentation (RAMS) are present prior to engaging the task
  • Be flexible and willing to work shift patterns to cover the appointments
  • Cover out of hours on a rota        



  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • NVQ Level 2 qualification in a trade related
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Previous experience as a multi trade works
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions  
  • Ability to work in all weathers
  • Ability to use hand tools



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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19/10/2022 09:08:00
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