Triumph Group

Painter 1 - Yakima

Yakima, WA

Job Description

Painter 1

Posted: Sunday, 3/31/2024


Responsible for the surface preparation and painting process; utilized pneumatic tools and equipment in the performance of aircraft painting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Pre-paint preparatory tasks, including, but not limited to, sanding/ abrading, washing, masking, etc.
  • Read and interpret Technical Data Sheets to safely mix paints following specifications.
  • Paint various hydraulic assemblies and components utilizing pneumatic spray gun while following work instructions, blueprints, and specifications.
  • Identification and application of parts technical markings, decals, spray masks, stencils, etc. as required to facilitate the painting process.
  • Work with hazardous chemicals such as Acetone, Alcohol, HFE-72DE, paints, sealants, bonding solvents paint strippers, solvents, and paint thinners. May involve prolonged exposure to caustic oils such as Hyjis et IV. Some heavy lifting required.
  • Monitoring and verifying quality with manufacturing planning, quality plans, and engineering drawings
  • Meeting production deadlines by following manufacturing schedule and procedures
  • Working with support resources and cell leaders to resolve production problems when they arise.
  • Maintaining a safe working environment by adhering to safety policies, contributing to risk mitigation management teams, and keeping all work areas clean.
  • Contributing to team effort by maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Continuously striving to find ways to make manufacturing process more efficient and effective
  • Contributing to the overall effectiveness of the assembly department through participation in FOD, 5S, TPM, PM, and Process Improvement programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Education and/or Experience
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent required.

Basic understanding of the following preferred:
  • Ability to apply concepts of general mathematics
  • Precision measuring devices
  • Part drawings/blueprints, dimensioning, and tolerancing
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Intermediate computer skills

Other Qualifications

Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Pursuant to International Traffic Arms Regulations ("ITAR") and the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR"), applicants for SELECT positions will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residence, or U.S. Immigration Status to meet the minimum qualifications for those select positions. All inquiries related to citizenship are asked solely to comply with ITAR and EAR export licensing requirements.

We offer a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, FSA/HSA plans, STD, LTD, life insurance, AD&D, EAP, legal, ID theft, pet insurance, tuition assistance, 401k plan with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, PTO (Paid Time Off), 12 paid holidays and Washington paid sick leave. Salary Range: $16.58 - $24.86. Hourly. Hiring range and position pay range may differ, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via [email protected]. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here .

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