Paint Technician 3rd Shift- Able Aerospace Services, Inc. - Mesa

Mesa, AZ
Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) is one of the world’s best known multi-industry companies, recognized for i

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Paint Technician 3rd Shift- Able Aerospace Services, Inc.

Posted: Sunday, 5/12/2024

Paint Technician 3rd Shift- Able Aerospace Services, Inc.

Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades through the iconic and beloved Cessna and Beechcraft brands. We are passionate advocates of aviation, empowering people with the freedom of flight. As you join our legacy as a global leader in private aviation, you’ll have opportunities to try new fields, expand your skills and knowledge, stretch your abilities, and build your career. We provide a competitive and extensive total rewards package that includes pay and innovative benefits to support you and your family members – now and in the future, beginning day one. Your success is our success.



  • Apply polyurethane, lacquers, epoxy paints, or dry lube coatings to aircraft components. Prepare surfaces for painting and protects surfaces from corrosion.


  • Aircraft components prep (cleaning, stripping, sanding) and masking/de-masking (fixtures, tape, plugs).
  • Apply detail masking to aircraft components using complex masking instructions from manuals.
  • Aircraft Prep (cleaning, stripping, sanding), and Masking/De-Masking (fixtures, tape, plugs).
  • Apply detail masking lines to Aircraft and using complex stencils.
  • Set up, maintain, and operate typical shop equipment as paint mixers, maintenance of HVLP paint guns, perma-scope or other paint measuring equipment.
  • Ensure accurate completion of work utilizing stencil maker, buffers, sanders, and other general paint shop equipment tools.
  • Mix and apply various primers with thickness requirements (epoxy, waterborne, zinc chromate)
  • Mix and apply various topcoat finishes including stripping and other detail work- polyurethanes, epoxy, lacquers, clears (gloss, semi gloss and flat colors)
  • Apply markings to part using stencils and masking aids.
  • Use of mil specs, detailed blueprints, fabrication, assembly outlines, sketches, patterns, and written or verbal instructions.
  • Paint booth manometer and temperature/humidity readings and tracking required.
  • Manage paint inventory, monitoring, tracking, and ordering directly from suppliers.
  • Work directly with specialty repairs (scratches, dents, damage, blending colors).



  • Must have a high school diploma, an equivalent certificate, or a bronze level WorkKeys certification.
  • Tech School preferred.


  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an airport security badge through the local airport authority, if applicable.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects.
  • 0-6 months Aviation or previous painting experience is preferred.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of so classified.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Recruiting Company: ABLE

Primary Location: US-Arizona-Mesa

Job Function: Support Services

Schedule: Full-time

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Third Shift

Job Posting: 05/10/2024, 3:54:45 PM

Job Number: 323445

Textron At A Glance

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) is one of the world’s best known multi-industry companies, recognized for its powerful brands such as Bell, Cessna, Beechcraft, E-Z-GO, Jacobsen, Arctic Cat, and many more. We leverage our global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative products and services.
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