Heavy Vehicle Mechanic


Location: Enoggera

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

The Role
The Heavy Vehicle Mechanic is responsible for maintaining an array of different defense vehicles. This is a permanent position working Monday to Friday on the Defence contract in Enoggera.
This role offers the opportunity to work in a specialised workshop fitted out with a variety of Defence equipment and a varied vehicle fleet that features Light, Medium & Heavy Road transport vehicles (Armoured vehicles including PMV Bushmasters, M113 Armoured, ASLAV’s, M1A1 Main Battle Tanks and more).


  • Conduct Maintenance tasks, including technical inspection and classification

  • 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

  • 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: 151178

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