Legionella Monitoring Engineer | Lakenheath

Job Req ID:  291610
Posting Start Date:  11 Apr 2024

Brandon/Suffolk, Suffolk, GB, IP27 9PS

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Advertisement: 


Location: RAF Lakenheath with frequent travel to RAF Feltwell

Working Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm

Salary: Up to £32,000 + Company van



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. 


Could you be our next Legionella Monitoring Engineer working at RAF Lakenheath and the surrounding area?


We are currently seeking a Mechanical Operative with a Legionella background to undertake Planned Preventative Maintenance works at RAF Lakenheath and the surrounding area.


Reporting to the Technical Services Manager you will work as part of the on-site engineering team and daily tasks will be allocated via tablet device and/or paper-based task instruction, ensuring all relevant records and documentation are completed comprehensively. 


This role will see you being able to work from drawings and specifications with minimal supervision. You have the ability to make decisions on the most appropriate repair solution, always ensuring that compliance activity and minor works are completed in accordance with JSP375.



Within this role you will provide exceptional service to our high-profile client and go the extra mile to deliver to the highest quality standard in all building areas, notifying management of any defects on equipment or systems.


Other Key responsibilities include;

•            Ensure all H&S documentation (RAMS) are present prior to engaging the task

•            Review and contribute to Risk Assessments and Method Statements to ensure they are to an acceptable standard and always ensure compliance

•            Record all tasks against the appropriate assets via the PDA and ensure all documentation relating to maintenance and response works is completed, recorded and distributed in a timely manner

•            Mentor apprentices as and when required

•            Liaise with the End User (Military), DIO and members of VIVO supply chain when required


What you’ll need to do this role  


You will need to have previous experience within mechanical plumbing you and already hold a recognised Legionella qualification or training.


You will be able to write clearly and have a keen eye for detail within record keeping to ensure we maintain our high standards.


This role will require you to travel to remote sites and drive a company van therefore it is essential that you hold a clean and valid UK driving licence.


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   


Don’t meet all of the job requirements, but like the sound of us and the projects we work on? Get in touch anyway! Equal Opportunities; Accelerating gender equity is our core mission at Women in Defence UK, therefore we are an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our team.


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.