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Aircraft Painter

Company: Up North Aero
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Full Time, Hourly (Monday-Friday, 6:30 am - 3:00 pm), or
Full Time, Hourly (Monday-Thursday, 9:30 am- 8:00 pm)

Job Duties:

Following Paint Process procedures, prepares aircraft, aircraft parts, modifications and/or float assemblies. New employees will be trained on all of the duties listed below.

  • Performs paint process tasks in accordance with Wipaire Paint Process and FAA requirements.
  • Complies with Wipaire Paint Process to meet quality standards and applicable FAA regulations.
  • Follows company procedures and manufacturer's instructions when using tools and equipment, such as dual action sanders, hydraulic lift platforms and paint sprayers.
  • Uses sealants, paint strippers, and corrosion-preventive chemicals.
  • Uses protective equipment and follows safety rules as required in compliance with OSHA regulations, including reading and understanding SDS sheets.
  • Utilizes Wipaire computer system to create parts demand, track orders and sign off on work.
  • Documents hours worked accurately in all required time tracking systems.


    Experience and Skills
  • Kneel, bend, squat, reach, and lean several hours throughout the day while performing painting.
  • Lift paint and materials weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Climb and work on ladders while performing painting on aircraft.
  • Must have all required tools designated on the Wipaire minimum required tool list within 90 days of starting employment.
  • Comply with drug testing requirements in compliance with federal regulations.
  • Pass annual physical, including respirator fit test, in order to use safety equipment.

    Employer will start you with a signing bonus of $2,500, and you will also receive a full benefits package including health, dental, 401(k) plan with employer match and other benefits. In addition, you will get 15 days of PTO, holiday pay, all while working with great people in a family-friendly atmosphere.

    Employer is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Women, minorities, the disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Up North Aero, St. Paul , Aircraft Painter, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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