Aircraft Painter (LCQ-MAINT)

Lake City, FL, USA Req #747
Thursday, May 9, 2024

Aircraft Painter - 1st Shift


About HAECO Americas 


Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, with facilities in Lake City, FL, HAECO Americas is a global, world-class aviation company providing services ranging from aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul to the manufacturing of aircraft interior products. HAECO Americas is one of the leading aviation corporations in the world. We pride ourselves on safe, high-quality aviation products and services for our customers, as well as security and growth for our most valuable asset -- our people.


Why HAECO Americas



A career with HAECO Americas is your chance to connect with a world leader in aircraft maintenance and interiors. Your career at HAECO will expose you to the best practices of aircraft maintenance on Boeing and Airbus wide-body and narrow-body jets for major airlines and operators. As a HAECO team member, you will learn from the industry’s best, pick up new skills, and continue your professional development. We offer a flexible, high-energy work environment with opportunities to innovate, learn and grow - doing work that matters. The sky is the limit on how far your potential could take you at HAECO Americas.


HAECO Americas offers an array of benefits designed with the health and welfare of our employees in mind.


  • Comprehensive Benefit Plans
  • Health Savings Account
  • Career Progression Program
  • Paid Premiums for Certifications/Shifts  
  • Paid Time Off                           
  • Employee Discounts                             
  • Relocation Assistance (if applicable)
  • 401k Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program              
  • Certification Assistance and Tuition Reimbursements
  • Collaborative and Safe Work Environment


Position Overview


The Aircraft Painter is responsible to perform refinishing services for aircraft and components. The Aircraft Painter shall be responsible to perform refinishing services in accordance with, within estimated time and in accordance with applicable HAECO, FAA and customer work instructions without deviation.


  • Prepare aircraft for stripping and painting.
  • Mix and apply paints in various quantities.
  • Set up and operate various types of paint spraying equipment.
  • Locate pounce patterns for registration numbers to accomplish a specific task.
  • Follow all applicable specifications to accomplish a specific task.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • Perform work within estimated hours.
  • Follow all safety procedures and specifications with appropriate PPE.
  • Be specifically aware of and in compliance with all environmental guidelines for managing the products associated with the type of work performed.
  • Execute all required paperwork in connection with assigned normal duties.
  • Use and operate ground support equipment, as applicable and if qualified, in a safe manner.
  • Complete assignments with little or no rework.
  • Interface effectively with members of management, other departments, and co-workers.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as instructed by the Support Services Supervisor if qualified.


What you need: (Requirements)


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Eighteen (18) months or more of experience performing as an Aircraft Painter or five (5) or more years as an industrial automotive painter.
  • Must provide own tools as indicated on company tool list.
  • Language (read, write, speak, and understand English).
  • Be able to bend, stoop, kneel, and/or stand for prolonged periods of time and climb ladders and/or service stands.
  • Operate motorized equipment in close proximity to aircraft without damage
  • Subject to noise more than 85 dbs.
  • Must be able to breathe through a full-face respirator. Employees with facial hair will be required to purchase a hood to meet respirator requirements.
  • Capable of lifting fifty (50) pounds.
  • Job requires participation in the DOT random drug and alcohol testing program.
  • No allergies or sensitivity to aircraft painting products
  • Normal or corrective hearing.
  • Minimum visual acuity of 20/40 corrected.
  • May be exposed to hazardous chemicals and requires the use of all safety equipment.




  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant or FAA Airframe certificate.


“This company considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.”

Other details

  • Job Family Direct
  • Job Function Paint
  • Pay Type Hourly
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