Industrial Spray Painter / Abrasive Blaster

Casual with view for permanency at 6 months
Full Time

Immediate Start

  • Experienced Spray Painter/Abrasive Blaster
  • Impressive Surface Treatment Facility, Plant & Equipment
  • Regional Incentives apply, including
  • Relocation Incentive Available, or
  • Accommodation Assistance Available (up to 6 mths, shared)
  • DIDO Kick Start Bonus

Are you an experienced Spray painter looking for your next challenge and growth opportunity, Bowhill Engineering are offering a river change in a highly rewarding position with excellent facilities on offer – now is the time to enjoy and love where you work and share your experience and knowledge to grow our Surface Treatment Team.

Seeking an Experienced Industrial Spray Painter / Abrasive Blaster with immediate start, Bowhill Engineering’s surface treatment facilities (just under 70m) allow our team to cater to impressive, large-scale projects.

Bowhill Engineering have a fantastic reputation in delivering high quality painted products to their clients all from their one location in Bowhill. Murraylands SA for major state and national projects.

Bowhill Engineering’s diverse range of work include mining, infrastructure and more.

In this role, you will be responsible for

  • Spray Painting processes
  • Abrasive Blasting Processes
  • Finished high quality steel products
  • Mentoring & Supporting our STF team in their development

On Offer:

  • Cert III Surface Preparation & Coating qualification
  • Relocation Incentive Available, or
  • Accommodation Assistance Available (up to 6 mths, shared)
  • DIDO Kick start bonus

We require someone with:

  • Great work ethic, initiative and positive attitude
  • Experience in Surface Treatment processes
  • Flexible, highly organised, pride in work
  • Commitment to safe work practices
  • Reliable & Fit for work
  • Forklift, EWP, WSAH desirable

Bowhill Engineering are known for high quality, heavy structural steel projects.  Considered a major employer in the Murraylands area, ask to see our Employee Value Proposition including:

  • Employee Assistance programs
  • Reward and Recognition
  • Social events
  • Career and training opportunities
  • Fantastic workplace facilities
  • and more

Enquire today 8570 4208. Apply now via email, please include a cover letter letting us know why you would love to join Bowhill Engineering, a resume and three references.

Job Description

Requirements for success within the role


In a competitive recruitment climate, Bowhill Engineering is known as the employer of choice in the Murraylands and is not afraid to shout out the benefits of joining the Bowhill Engineering team – why because we love where we work!

We offer some great opportunities to join our team with a full work schedule of exciting projects planned

– together we thrive!

Why Choose Bowhill Engineering?

Bowhill Engineering continues to be proudly family-run and continues to provide the same commitment to its clients, who have expanded into industries including mining, water, defense, and commercial building, turning it from a local SA success story into an Australia-wide industry benchmark. The business now operates an impressive modern facility in Bowhill and has worked on some of Australia’s most notable and complex projects – but still considers its services to the local community as its most important work.

We are committed to our teams’ growth with team members averaging 5+ years of tenure. We have worked with over 40 apprentices & trainees who have completed their certificates and are now fully qualified.

– together we thrive!

Employee Assistance Programme

  • $100 employee health assistance annually +
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)– free confidential consultations for yourself and your family via Access Programs (Value $495)
  • Culturise – Being Well at Bowhill staff program – quarterly personal & team development-based program

Start & Relocation incentives

  • Relocation Incentive OR
  • Accommodation Assistance(up to 6 months, 3 brm house available, accommodation shared as required) Talk to us about your relocation requirements OR
  • Drive in/Drive Out New Employee Kick-start $1000 Fuel Bonus (=$100/fn) Tvl>100km radius

* conditions apply, as per personal requirements, subject to position applied for.

Reward & Recognition

  • An employer of choice in our local region, wages are competitive, and performance based
  • Permanency (6 month’s probation);
  • Wage Reviews against industry benchmarks, and paid at above award rate, CPI & Bonus reviews 6 monthly
  • Honour Roll – Years of Service recognition
  • Wage Boost Incentives – $3k Recruitment incentives available to existing staff for recruitment of Metal Fabricators


  • BEERS – Bowhill Engineering Employees Recreational Social Club, regular in house and external events, charity fundraising, Team lunch and Boweng brekky events
  • Celebration Hour – monthly, early finish, recognition event of all the “good stuff” team and & personal

Career and training opportunities

  • Career Advancement Opportunities– Workforce development plans
  • Individual Growth & Development Opportunities– Individual Training Plans, Individual goals, P&E training, company role appreciation
  • Leadership Growth – leadership development group, growing our next generation of leaders
  • Regular individual reviews for training & development opportunities

Workplace Facilities

  • 4x workshop facilities, we are extremely lucky to have room to move and grow and provide a safe workplace, with great plant & equipment to work with.
  • Outdoor balcony dining area
  • Fully equipped Lunchroom with eight-ball tables
  • Open door – Leadership & Management

Who are we?

Well, to summarise, we are a bit of a “BCF” kind of crowd really, we are country people that love to get outdoors and be active, spend time with our families, participate in local sporting groups and generally have a good time. Boating, camping, fishing, 4WDing, cars, bikes, river recreation…. We love it!

Company culture

Is there no better feeling than enjoying where you work, working with mates and working together to achieve the big picture!? We are super proud of who we work for, the projects that we achieve and the team that we have! Our retention rate is over 5+ years, testament to the work that we put into our team in an ever-changing and competitive industry.

BEERS Social Club

A great, fun way to get to know the team! Whether it is tea at a local pub, go karting, horse racing, celebrating special events, these events are always fun and are held quarterly. Membership is great value at only $5 per fortnight and we love all of our team to be members.