Location: Moorebank

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

  • Exciting new and improved rates starting at $44.55 per hour (combination of a strong base rate + economic retention allowance)!
  • X1 permanent full-time position offering an excellent work-life balance.
  • Opportunities to grow your career through Ventia.

The Opportunity

Ventia, in partnership with the Australian Defence Force require a permanent full-time Fitter to join the team at our state-of-the-art facility in Moorebank NSW. The successful applicant will work 7:00am – 3:45pm, Monday to Thursday and 7:00am to 12:00pm (noon) on Friday’s.

As our Fitter, you will undertake maintenance on specialist Defence equipment. This includes installation, inspection, repairs, modification and reconditioning of military armaments, small engines, and perform general engineering tasks.


  • Permanent position, long standing client contracts, offering great rates and job stability 
  • Excellent work/life balance with the ability to elect for paid overtime

  • Opportunities to upskill

  • Supportive management and positive team environment
  • We value our people and provide a range of other benefits to help you look after yourself and family as you build a rewarding career with us

Could you be our next Fitter?

  • Trade qualified Fitter and Turner (Cert III)
  • Hold a current Drivers Licence
  • Small engines qualification or experience (desired)
  • Experience operating lathes, millers, and other metal working machines

You must be an Australian Citizen and be able to obtain an Australian Defence Clearance.

Primary duties:

  • Examine detailed specifications to determine requirements of the job
  • Operate machines to produce or modify required parts or tools
  • Check quality of finished parts
  • Fit and assemble parts
  • Providing technical advice to equipment operators
  • Conduct relevant data entry tasks
  • Repair and maintain miscellaneous equipment including small engines, general service, and marine equipment

About the contract
Ventia is the Australian Defence Force (ADF) industry partner for the repair and maintenance of Army materiel including artillery, small arms, instrument repair, night vision equipment and all armoured vehicles and variants. We currently deliver approximately 900,000 maintenance hours annually and operate a 24/7 nationwide vehicle and equipment recovery service. As part of our contract with the ADF, 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.

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 for this position, please submit your resume by clicking the 'apply now' button on this page. Alternatively, if you have enquiries about the position, please feel free to reach out to me via or 0419 122 108.

Position Reference Number: 153637

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