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Vehicle Mechanic

Date: 08-Jun-2022

Location: Amberley, QLD, AU, 4306

Company: Ventia

The Role 
A permanent opportunity has come available for a Vehicle Mechanic to join our team on the Defence contract at the Amberley RAAF base. Our mechanical crew on the workshop floor are responsible for maintaining an array of different defense vehicles from carriers to tanks. 

  • Conduct Maintenance tasks, including technical inspection and classification 

  • Work within timeframes specified to the required work standards 

  • Repair or replace worn or faulty parts by removing assemblies such as engines, transmissions and differentials. 

  • Reassemble, test, clean and adjust repaired or replaces parts 

  • Carry out minor body repairs and minor trim repairs 

  • Test and repair electrical systems such as lighting, ignition and electronic fuel injection. 

  • Inspect vehicles and issue road worthiness certificates 

Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge 

  • Trade certificate III (Heavy Vehicle Mechanic) 

  • HR Driver’s license 

  • Automotive air-con certificate (desired) 

  • Previous experience on military vehicle repair (desired) 

  • Demonstrated ability to inspect, repair and maintain light, medium and heavy vehicles 

  • Ability to promote a positive HSE culture in the workplace 

  • Open and clear communication within a team environment 

  • You must be an Australian citizen and be eligible to hold a Defence Security Clearance up to the level of Negative Vetting Level 1 to apply. 


  • Permanent position, long standing client contracts, offering great job stability   

  • Work on an exciting range of Defence Vehicles 

  • Genuine career development opportunities and progression across Ventia 

  • Supportive management and team 

About Ventia 
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. 

Position Reference Number: 141430 

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