Mechanical Maintenance Team Member

Permanent Position

Immediate Start

  • Relocation Incentive Available, or
  • Accommodation Assistance Available (up to 6 mths, shared)
  • New Mechanical Workshop facilities
  • Trade Assist support

Bowhill Engineering are seeking an experienced Mechanic / Mechanical Fitter to join their Production Maintenance team. Specialising in heavy and complex structural steel projects, Bowhill Engineering have a busy team of 50+ people. Our Bowhill workshops rely on our maintenance team to ensure the Boweng team are kept on task to meet our project timelines with minimal disruption or breakdown.

Working to our Service Schedule, your focus is on preventative maintenance keeping plant & equipment running efficiently. Your technical and adaptive problem-solving skills will be your greatest asset in attending to any breakdown maintenance. Ideas for innovation & continuous improvement of plant & equipment and our maintenance servicing system, utilising your experience, are highly valued. Additionally, accountability & ownership are a large part of this role, ensuring plant & equipment maintenance safety compliance.

Flexibility in this role – may involve “all hands on” at integral project times. You’ll enjoy the satisfaction and knowledge as a team player that you are supporting the big picture of our Boweng project & team requirements and the unity of an enjoyable work lifestyle.

Working with the Operations Manager, WHSE Coordinator and with our Maintenance Team Trade Assist will ensure that established systems flow smoothly & maintenance is collaborative and effective. Mentoring and upskilling staff in maintenance requirements will increase optimal effectiveness of plant & equipment operation and maintenance.

Your key responsibilities

  • Everyday Maintenance
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Breakdown Maintenance
  • Back up support

On Offer with this position:

  • Relocation Incentive Available, or
  • Accommodation Assistance Available (up to 6 mths, shared)
  • DIDO Kick start bonus
  • 38 hr work week with early Friday finish at 1.45pm

We require someone with:

  • Great work ethic, initiative and positive attitude
  • Experience in Mechanical maintenance
  • Flexible, 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 08 8570 4208. Apply now, please include a cover letter letting us know why you would love to join Bowhill Engineering, a resume and three references.


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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