Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

Date:  22 May 2024

Bandiana, VIC, AU, 3694

Company:  Ventia

Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. 


As an Australian Defence Force partner, Ventia works across some of Australia’s newest, most unique equipment including artillery, small arms, instruments, night vision equipment, high-tech armoured vehicles, personnel carriers, and propulsion equipment.


Join a team of 30 Mechanics on Ventia’s combined Defence maintenance facility located in Bandiana, Vic. Join forces and conduct routine maintenance and repairs on a wide range of heavy military vehicles, including 4WD's, trucks, tracked and armoured vehicles, infantry personnel carriers and even armoured tanks!


This full-time opportunity offers 38 hours a week, Monday to Friday with an early finish on the Friday. 


The hourly pay rate is $46.88 inclusive of allowances.



  • Monday to Thursday: 7.00am – 3:45pm & Friday: 7.00am – 12:00pm
  • PPE and uniforms provided 
  • Great team culture – feel respected & supported
  • Relocation package allowance for suitable candidates
  • Tools of trade provided
  • On-site parking
  • Great work life balance
  • Ongoing career & development opportunities
  • Enjoy the opportunity to work independently and as a team
  • Opportunity to become qualified on battle tanks!


What you'll be doing:

  • Maintenance tasks including inspection, classification, diagnostics, and repairs on Light, Medium and Heavy Vehicles and Plant Equipment.
  • Completing service tasks on equipment during routine maintenance.
  • Replace or repair damaged and malfunctioning parts following inspections and effectively diagnose problems and perform work of a technical nature on a wide range of vehicles.
  • You will adhere to all regulatory and contract specific requirements.


About you:

  • Cert III Heavy Vehicle Mechanic or equivalent level. – Required.
  • Demonstrated experience on Heavy commercial vehicles – Required.
  • Demonstrated ability and practical experience to inspect, repair and maintain Light, Medium and/or Heavy vehicle to a medium level of repair.
  • Possess a MR, HR or HC licence – Desirable.
  • Must possess a current Australian State or Territory class C Driver's Licence.


Why work with Ventia:
Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Māori and Pasifika people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.


You must be an Australian Citizen and have the ability to maintain a Defence clearance in order to be eligible for these positions, as well as be able to pass an Australian Federal Police Check.


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Position Reference Number: 157117

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