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Vehicle Trimmer

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Ventia Pty Ltd

About the Role
Ventia are currently seeking an experienced Vehicle Trimmer / Upholsterer to join a small team at Amberley on our defence contract. As a Vehicle Trimmer you will fabricate, install, repair, replace or modify upholstery, covers and linings of tents, vehicles and equipment. Additionally, you will also regularly work on large heavy industrial canvas fabrics. The successful applicant will work Monday to Friday on 38-hour week permanent basis.


  • Operate a range of equipment, tools, including hand and power tools, precision measuring tools and equipment.

  • Investigate material defects and reporting on unsatisfactory material and drafting reports

  • Operating plant and machinery to perform maintenance tasks.

  • Maintaining housekeeping of workshop areas.

  • Conduct all Vehicle Trimmer maintenance tasks, including technical inspection and classification.

About You

  • Hold a recognised Trade Certificate III of Proficiency (Vehicle Body – Trimming)

  • Demonstrated ability and experience to inspect and repair damage to motor vehicle trim and other fabric systems

  • Basic knowledge/understanding of handling Hazardous Material.

  • Ability to learn and use proprietary software necessary to support the position

  • Current Drivers Licence, car and forklift.

  • Basic understanding of Computerised Maintenance Management System is desirable.

  • 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 contract, offering great job stability 

  • Excellent work/life balance, flexible working arrangements with the ability to elect for paid overtime

  • 4 week’s annual leave per annum

  • Work on an exciting range of Defence equipment fleets

  • Genuine career development opportunities and progression across Ventia

  • Supportive management and positive team environment

About Ventia
Ventia is a leading maintenance service provider supporting Australia's Defence Force (ADF). Expand your expertise on unique vehicles and equipment and collaborate with leading professionals across a range of disciplines. As part of our contract with the Australian Government Department of Defence, Ventia provide materiel maintenance support of land-based equipment for Joint Logistics Unit (JLU). We operate in every Australian State and Territory with a 3,000-strong workforce consisting of passionate civilians and Defence Veterans.

Position Reference Number: 151173