Spray Painter’s Assistant

  • Full Time

Website Aviair

About this Job

Aviair, formerly known as Slingair, was founded in 1984 and has been under local Kununurra ownership since April 2016. Aviair is a leading aviation company with its head office located in Kununurra. We are a multi-award-winning regional airline, with significant operations in Kununurra, Broome, Karratha, and Adelaide. Aviair offers a range of Scenic Air Tours, Charter Flights, and Scheduled Flights to serve the Kimberley and Pilbara regions.

Broome is an iconic town with an interesting history and stunning natural beauty. Life in this dynamic location for individuals and families is abundant with aquatic, sporting, camping, waterfall chasing and other recreational opportunities. Broome has access to good schools and a strong sense of community. If you’re looking for adventure and the exciting lifestyle change that the Kimberley can provide, this opportunity is for you.


About the role:

To support our growth, we are seeking a Spray Painter’s Assistant with relevant industry experience to join our Broome base. You will assist the Spray Painter with day-to-day activities associated with spray painting and housekeeping activities, including preparation, masking, paint finishing as required and final demask and clean-up of aircraft and hangar.


Key Duties and responsibilities of the role include:

Under the guidance of the Spray Painter:

– You will understand and interpret the technical manuals within the surface preparation and finishing scope

–  Maintain a clean and safe working environment

–  Carry out surface preparation including paint stripping, sanding, masking, paint preparation and equipment clean-up

Other duties Include:

  • Actively participate in all on the job training and company directed training
  • Maintain a current knowledge of paint finishing systems
  • Maintain aircraft support equipment
  • Adhere to company tool control procedures
  • Safe and responsible operations of company equipment, assets, and vehicles
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures, including the Safety Management System and Civil Aviation Regulations
  • Other duties as directed by the Spray Painter or Senior Base Engineer


To be successful in this role:

  • Previous motor trade finishing experience is desirable
  • The willingness to learn and apply what is learned and demonstrate a can-do attitude
  • Possess a demonstrated mechanical aptitude that includes a general understanding of the workings of mechanical systems
  • Strong time management skills and ability to take direction and work cooperatively as part of a professional and close-knit team
  • Have a high degree of attention to detail
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Working Safely at Height Certificate
  • The physical ability to undertake duties including lifting heavy items and standing for long periods in hot and humid conditions
  • Hold a current “C” class motor vehicle driver’s licence
  • Ability to obtain and maintain ASIC


What we offer you:

  • An attractive salary
  • Personal development opportunities to grow in a diverse, inclusive company
  • Opportunities for various type rating courses
  • External training opportunities
  • A great team environment
  • Salary Sacrifice / salary packaging benefits (including remote area housing benefits)


To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your relevant qualifications and experience.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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