Trade Assistant


Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

The Role
Ventia are seeking to engage a Trade Assistant to support our team on our Defence contract. This role will see you effectively maintain, repair, replace and ensure the integrity and performance of equipment and facilities. This is a full-time permanent position, and you will be located at Campbell Barracks, Swanbourne, Bindoon Training Facilities, and other location when required.

You will be working 8hour days (38hours per week) with 1x RDO (Rostered Day Off) per month. A company car (Tool of Trade vehicle) will also be provided for travel to and from the base to home each day.

To be considered for this position, you must be an Australian Citizen and willing to undergo a police check.

Your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Helping trades personnel with all types of work in the field as required
  • Being a standby person for High Risk permitted works
  • Escorting visitors around the base as required
  • Be the first point of contact/direction for visitors and contractors entering the office
  • Sentry Duties
  • Plant and Equipment inspection
  • Defence Range Repairs and Maintenance


  • WA Driver’s License – HR License highly regarded
  • Forklift License
  • EWP Ticket
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment medical with a drug & alcohol screen

The Company
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
To apply for this role, please click the apply button on this page.

For internal applicants, it is an expectation that you will inform your manager of an application if you have been in your current position for less than 12 months; please seek their permission prior to applying.

If you have any questions about this role, please reach out via:

Position Reference Number: 155042

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