Job Position: Fitter

Company: Ventia

Expected salary: $44.55 per hour

Location: Moorebank, NSW

Fitter Job Details:


  • Exciting new and improved rates starting at $44.55 per hour (combination of a strong base rate + economic retention allowance)!
  • Excellent work-life balance, very attractive roster.
  • Opportunities to grow your career through Ventia.

Ventia, in partnership with the Australian Defence Force require 5 x permanent full-time Fitters to join the team at our state-of-the-art facility in Moorebank NSW.

The successful applicants will work 7:00am – 3:45pm, Monday to Thursday, and 7:00am to 12:00pm (noon) on Fridays to kick off the weekend with family or friends!

What we will offer:

  • Permanent position, offering job stability for the next 5 years minimum.
  • Excellent work/life balance with the ability to elect for paid overtime.
  • Opportunities to upskill – Defence specific training on offer.
  • Join an environment where career progression is always promoted.
  • Supportive management and positive team environment.
  • Access to a range of Ventia’s employee benefits – discounted private health insurance, paid parental leave, discounted travel etc.

Could you be our next Fitter?

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.

  • Must be a trade qualified Fitter and Turner (Certificate III)
  • A collaborative team player
  • Hold a current Drivers Licence – C Class.
  • Small engines qualification or experience (desired)
  • Experience operating lathes, millers, and other metal working machines is highly regarded.

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.

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

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.

Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents, and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Māori, and Pasifika people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses, and people with disabilities.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume by clicking the ‘apply now’ button on this page. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please feel free to reach out to me via email – or 0476 794 020

Position Reference Number 153637

How to Apply?

If you believe you’re a great fit for the role of Fitter Apply Now!

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