Mechanical Repair Officer

Mechanical Repair Officer

Ventia | new south wales, NSW, AU

Posted 8 days ago

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The Role
A permanent opportunity has become available for a Trade Repair Officer (Defence Maintenance Support Representative) to join our team on a Defence contract in Moorebank, NSW.
As a Trade Repair Officer you will work with the Planners and Schedulers to manage external repair agencies to conduct inspection and maintenance on a wide ranging fleet of equipment.
This role requires an applicant with excellent communication skills and the ability to operate autonomously under the direction of Ventia Management and prime Defence contacts based in Moorebank. The successful applicant, demonstrating the majority of the desirable characteristics to meet the responsibilities of this role, can expect to be supported with training and assistance that may be required to fill potential gaps in their experiences or current skillset.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assess work requirements from a work order and technical documentation. Conduct parts ordering activities via Defence-mandated IT systems and processes and the subsequent management of this stock. Source new subcontractors as required and audit their practices to ensure they meet our clients’ requirements. Organise on-site repairs through local maintenance contractors, and to conduct minor technical repairs within scope of trade qualification. Manage off-site maintenance activities through the reviewal of quotes, purchase orders management and invoicing. Manage Safety, Health, Quality and Environmental (SHEQ) issues related to sponsoring local maintenance contractors. Liaise positively with key Defence equipment and facility stakeholders. Ensure relevant safe work processes are provided and adhered to by subcontractors.Requirements:
Certificate IV – (Engineering – Mechanical, vehicle or electronic / electrical or equivalent) – essential. Experience in maintenance management, quality audits and/or technical inspections. Previous experience in military maintenance environment (including use of Defence IT systems eg - MILIS) - desired but not essential Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and proactively with a keen eye for detail and forethought Current driver’s licence for class C (manual) vehicles.If you are keen to apply please email your CV to or apply online.
You must be an Australian citizen and be eligible to hold a Defence Security Clearance.
Permanent position, long standing client contract, offering great job stability? Excellent work/life balance, flexible working arrangements with the ability to elect for paid overtime 17.5% annual leave loading 4 week's annual leave per annum Work on an exciting range of Defence equipment fleets Genuine career development opportunities and progression across Ventia Supportive management and positive team environmentAbout Ventia
Ventia is a leading maintenance service provider supporting Australia's Defence Force (ADF). Expand your expertise on unique vehicles and equipment and collaborate with leading professionals across a range of disciplines. As part of our contract with the Australian Government Department of Defence, 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.
Position Reference Number:125391

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