Technical Supervisors


Location: Darwin

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

  • Permanent position – Robertson Barracks – onsite parking available.
  • Supportive team environment
  • Save on everyday purchases as part of the VenPerks program.

Support our significant maintenance contract to deliver Australian Defence Force capability. We are seeking experienced Technical Supervisors to play a unique role in keeping Australian Defence assets ready for activities based at Robertson Barracks in Darwin, NT.

This will include leadership and supervision of tradespeople to achieve maintenance outcomes for performance, quality, compliance, and safety. The ability to build and develop teams, provide technical support, and identify training gaps. You will coordinate and prioritise maintenance workflows for work group no larger than 10 trades, working closely with the Site Manager and Planning team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Allocate Maintenance tasks appropriately.
  • Support and provide direction relating to technical procedures and compliance.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with the management team to develop and maintain effective working procedures.
  • Operate as part of an integrated team, within the Region and with the Commonwealth
  • Ensure compliance with Ventia and contract specific quality assurance and safety programs.
  • Lead and provide development and training support to technical employees. This includes identifying training gaps and reporting to the Site Manager.

About You:

  • Trade Certificate IV (desirable) or relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership of a maintenance team, technical investigation, quality audits and technical inspections.
  • Experience in the use of maintenance management software systems for coordinating and planning tasks in a maintenance environment.
  • MILIS/SAP experience is advantageous.
  • Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to coach & lead work teams.
  • Possess a current Australian open driver license for C class of vehicles (manual).
  • You must be an Australian citizen and able to maintain a Defence Security Clearance.

What We Offer You

Ventia have partnered with some reputable organisations to be able to offer discounts on Health Insurance, Banking (new home loans, credit cards, everyday bank accounts), flights & accommodation, car hire, car leasing and much more, we also offer the following:

  • A flexible, supportive, and inclusive work environment where you matter.
  • We take our people's careers seriously, helping them to learn and grow.
  • There's nothing more important to us than keeping our people and the public safe.

About the project

Defence Maintenance Contract - Maintenance services provided by Joint Logistics Command play a significant role in supporting Australian Defence Force units preparing for and returning from operations and exercises. Our services will help ensure the availability and safe working order of Defence assets.

The contract includes repair and maintenance of some of Australia's newest and most advanced equipment including surveillance systems, marine craft, light armoured vehicles, and protected mobility vehicles. It also includes operation of a 24/7 nationwide vehicle and equipment recovery service.

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.

How to apply

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Position Reference Number: 155075

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