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Industrial Painters (Blasters / Sprayers / Kettlemen)
Bridgwater, Somerset
Salary: Up to £12.57 per hour + Overtime Rates
Job Type: Temporary
Start Date:
Job Reference: 206113
Added: 12 Aug 2019
Job Description

Acorn Recruitment is working in partnership with a major contractor, who are seeking Industrial Painters ( Blasters / Sprayers / Kettlemen ) to join their well-established team on a contract bases at Hinkley Point.

Due to company expansion with a number of high profile contract wins, our client is looking for the following:

  • Blaster / Painters
  • Sprayer / Painters
  • Painter / Kettleman

Hourly Rates - PAYE & Allowances

  • £12.85p/h (Basic Rate)
  • £18.86p/h (Overtime Rate 1)
  • £24.14p/h (Overtime Rate 2)
  • Travel Allowance
  • Accommodation Allowance

Essential functions and requirements:

  • Prepare surfaces utilising abrasive blasting and other surface preparation techniques, as specified, safely and efficiently.
  • Apply specific coating material utilising airless spray equipment, plural pumps and brushes, and rollers, as specified, safely and efficiently.
  • Correctly utilise appropriate paint testing equipment.
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance and maintain all equipment issued, including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses, respirator, and coveralls.
  • Reinforce training of existing personnel in required equipment use, safety and upgrading skill level.
  • Immediately notify job supervisor of damages, breakdowns, accidents and safety issues.
  • Evaluate weather conditions and recommend appropriate revision of daily project plan to a supervisor.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with clients and co-workers to promote a quality service image.
  • Physical fitness sufficient to satisfactorily perform daily job duties and assignments.
  • Capable of working at heights and in tight or confined spaces.
  • Clean full driving licence.

Additional accountabilities and experience:

  • Five plus years industrial painting experience required.
  • In depth knowledge of the application of interline 984 and international paints knowledge of the applicator applying the product
  • Knowledge and experience in painting and surface prep techniques.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of H&S policies and procedures.
  • Consistently achieve daily schedule of work.
  • Possess a valid driver's licence issued.
  • Regular and acceptable attendance and punctuality required.


  • CSCS Card
  • ICATS Certification or equivalent ( ACQPA Level N1 / N2 or equivalent )

As our client carry out contracts in industrial, Nuclear and petrochemical industries, you may be required to have a Drug and Alcohol test.

Job types: Full-time, Contract - Initially 4 weeks work, longer term work for right candidates at Hinkley.

Candidates must be willing to provide the following:

  • Minimum 3 years work history
  • Minimum 5 years address history
  • Willing to undertake CRB check
  • Valid Passport or Birth Certificate with proof of National Insurance Number

Please apply online or call our Construction Team on 01633 760148

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