Vehicle Mechanic


Location: Edinburgh

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

The Role
Ventia is a leading maintenance service provider supporting the Australian Defence Force. Ventia are currently seeking experienced Heavy Vehicle Mechanics. Expand your expertise on unique vehicles and equipment and collaborate with leading professionals across a range of disciplines. This job is based in state-of-the-art facilities with the latest equipment, and you will work across a range of heavy military vehicles, including 4WD's, armoured tanks, trucks, tracked vehicles and infantry personnel carriers.

This role will see the successful candidates based at the RAAF Base Edinburgh as part of the Defence Maintenance and Support Services contract. This is a permanent full-time role.


  • It's a LIFESTYLE - Excellent work/life balance. Hours are 6:45am-3:30pm Monday to Thursday and 7:00am- 12:00pm on Fridays.
  • Base rate of $36.08 per hour plus an additional allowance of $669.94 per fortnight. (Approx $44.90 per hour including the allowance)
  • Secure, permanent full-time role.
  • Access to Ventia's staff benefit plan.
  • On-site parking.

The responsibilities of the position include:

  • 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.

Skills and experience:

  • Be a trade qualified Heavy Vehicle Mechanic at Cert III (AUR31116) or equivalent level. (Required)
  • Demonstrated ability and practical experience to inspect, repair and maintain Light, Medium and/or Heavy vehicle to a medium level of repair.
  • Must possess a current Australian State or Territory class C Driver's Licence.

Must be eligible to hold a Defence Security Clearance up to the level of Negative Vetting Level 1.
As a result of this requirement the applicant must be an Australian Citizen.

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.

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.

To Apply:
Click Apply and forward your CV along with a cover letter outlining your experience.
You must be an Australian citizen and able to maintain a Defence Security Clearance.
Position Reference Number: 149883

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