Aircraft Painter- All Shifts - $2000+ Sign-on Bonus

Cirrus Aircraft

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$19.60-25.70 /h
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Duluth, MN
Multiple Shifts

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Cirrus Aircraft’s Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet™, the world’s first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 170 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS® as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at

Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilot’s license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate.  We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events.

Many Shifts Available- Painting role does require 1 year minimum painting experience, for entry level applicants please apply to the Exterior Finisher opening. 

Wages $19.60- 25.70/hour + $2000 Sign-on Bonus + Differentials for alternative shifts

Job Summary: 

Responsible for applying primer, basecoat, and clear coat to aircraft exterior surfaces.  Application method can include cup gun, pressure pot or pressure fed by a Graco P-Mix machine. Regulates paint sprayer width and pressure according to manufacturer’s technical process instructions. Mixes coating systems, using catalyst, accelerants and reducing solvents.  Identifies, repairs, and troubleshoots paint defects. Maintains and cleans paint booth, part holding fixtures, and paint application equipment. Strictly adheres to personal protective equipment requirements. Follows MSDS, technical data sheets and hazardous waste disposal procedures. Uses written planning documents and Process Specifications to ensure accurate paint application and exterior paint design.


One year technical school in Auto Body/Paint or equivalent combination of education and experience.


High School Diploma or GED required.

This opportunity is located in Duluth, Minnesota. As the home to our corporate headquarters, Duluth is a four-season city on the western tip of Lake Superior and was voted “Best Town” by Outside Magazine. The splendor of the largest freshwater lake in the world offers a multitude of outdoor activities for adventure or rejuvenation. The North Shore lifestyle is known its year-round activities, including bicycle and snowmobile trails, kayaking, rock climbing, fishing, hiking, golfing, sailing and skiing. And as a top employer in the area, Cirrus Aircraft was recently named “Best Overall Large Company to Work for in the Northland” and “Best Workplace Culture” by the Duluth News Tribune readers.

Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.