Fitter Armourer

Date:  3 May 2024

Darwin, NT, AU, 0820

Company:  Ventia

About The Role:

Ventia, in partnership with the Australian Defence Force, are seeking a qualified Fitter Armourer to receive full training and join the team at Robertson Barracks, NT, maintaining weapons systems and general Engineering.

In this role you will use your highly detailed workmanship to inspect, repair, and recondition military hardware. As a qualified fitter and armourer, it will be your responsibility to provide direct embedded support and teamwork with defence and defence training activities to ensure hardware is functional and training objectives are achieved.



  • Finish at 2:00PM On Fridays! 
  • Fortnightly Allowance: $868.32
  • 16K Annual Retention Allowance
  • Training & Upskilling Provided 
  • Tools Of Trade Provided
  • Career Development Opportunities
  • Overtime Offered When Available 
  • Flexible Work Arrangements – Start & Finish Times
  • PPE & Uniforms Provided 
  • Become A Qualified Defence Fitter Armour 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform maintenance, servicing, repairs, and preventative maintenance on military hardware and defence armaments 
  • Safely operate machinery to repair, manufacture or modify required parts 
  • Certify plant and equipment as serviceable and fit for purpose 

Key Skills & Attributes Include:

  • Possess a Trade Certificate III Engineering Mechanical (Fitter & Turner) or Certificate III Engineering Mechanic (General Fitter) 
  • Excellent attention to detail, patience, and teamwork   
  • Must have valid Driver’s License 
  • MR or HR License - Desirable 
  • Physically fit and enjoy hands-on work 
  • You must be an Australian citizen and able to maintain a Defence Security Clearance

Apply your precision trade skills in the pursuit of quality. This is an opportunity to join Ventia in a role which provides a corridor for a great lifestyle outside of work!

About 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. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.



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, LGBTQIA+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.

How to Apply
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Position Reference Number: 155721

** Shortlisted candidates will be contacted **

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