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Trade Repair Officer (Mechanical Maintenance Support)

Date: 15-Jan-2022

Location: Amberley, QLD, AU, 4306

Company: Ventia

About Us

Ventia are an experienced facilities and asset manager and a Top 10 Defence industry partner. Ventia has a proud history of partnering with the Australian Defence Force (ADF), spanning three decades. We operate in every Australian State and Territory with a 3,000-strong workforce consisting of passionate civilians and Defence Veterans.

About the Role 

The Trade Repair Officer supports repair and maintenance activities across a range of plant and equipment. This role will see you based at RAAF Amberley in a perm fulltime basis. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to: 

  • Assist Schedulers regarding maintenance works coordination, implementation, performance, service quality and other related matters
  • Initiate action to prevent non-conformances occurring and identify/record problems and then initiate solutions for action
  • Notify supervisor of any emergent safety or maintenance issues in their line of work
  • Identify parts requirements as necessary and receipt of parts from store 
  • Quote work packets and assess requirements in conjunction with approved subcontractors
  • Verify subcontractor invoices for billing onto client
  • Ensure relevant safe work processes are provided to sub-contractors as necessary
  • Tag and identify individual parts within the process of repair or return
  • Document Control and data entry

About You

This role would suit an ex-Defence Maintainer or similar. To be successful in this role you will require:

  • Certificate III in Mechanical Trades.
  • Experience in maintenance management, quality audits and technical inspections.
  • Experience from a commercial repair agency in the management of equipment repair and maintenance.
  • Experience in the use of maintenance management systems and proficiency in the use of common software (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Sound understanding of the legislative requirements of work, health and safety and security.
  • Current open driver’s licence for class C (manual) vehicles.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a full medical including drug and alcohol screen, as well as be eligible for an Australian Defence Clearance. As a result of this requirement the incumbent must be an Australian Citizen.


  • Permanent position, long standing client contracts, offering great job stability  
  • Genuine career development opportunities and progression across Ventia
  • Supportive management and team


We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.


How to Apply

To apply for this role, please click the apply button on this page. Please include a cover letter with your application. 

Position Reference Number: 126391

Job Segment: Repair, Maintenance, Data Entry, Document Control, Manufacturing, Administrative