Panel beater Amberley Defence

Panel beater Amberley Defence

Skout Solutions | brisbane, QLD, AU

Posted 2 days ago

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Join Skout Solutions in supporting Ventia's Defence contract as a Panel beater. Our Amberley workshop staff is responsible for the maintenance and repair of Defence vehicles, plants, and equipment.

This casual 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).

Our collaborative teams have very high workplace safety protocols while inspecting, testing and or operating all equipment. This position requires someone who is proficient in operating a wide range of equipment, and tools, including hand and power tools, precision measuring tools and equipment, together with diagnostic and electrical measuring equipment.


  • Conduct and report technical inspections and work orders/job cards to a high standard whilst following safety policies and procedures
  • Remove and replace damaged panels, auto-electric components and mechanical components using the correct welding procedure
  • Use measuring, mechanical, and hydraulic equipment to restore vehicles to factory clearance
  • Assist vehicle bodybuilders to build custom-designed, speciality or vintage vehicle
  • Assist with spray painting vehicles
  • Maintaining housekeeping of the workshop area
  • Correct storage, handling and disposal of chemicals and associated waste
  • Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge

  • Must have experience in '2 pack baked enamel' spray painting and grit blasting
  • Must hold or be willing to obtain a Cert 3 in Automotive Refinishing Technology certificate or equivalent
  • Can work in full protective coveralls grit blasting suits and positive pressure masks
  • Basic knowledge of the use and removal of hazardous materials
  • Ability to learn and use software systems
  • Current driver's license and able to obtain a Defence Security Clearance
  • Benefits

  • 38 hours of consistent work each week between Monday to Friday
  • Competitive flat rate paid per hour worked
  • Early Friday knockoff
  • 3-month casual assignment with the opportunity for an extension depending on the client's requirements
  • Receive training and support to progress your career in the Defence Industry
  • 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.