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Painter 1


Yakima, WA, US, 98903

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Operations

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


Assembly Painter 1

Summary The Assembly Painter 1 is responsible for the surface preparation and painting process in accordance with the work specifications as per regulatory, company, customer, and manufacturer guidelines. Employees utilize pneumatic tools and equipment in the performance of aircraft painting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
•    Pre-paint preparatory tasks, including, but not limited to, sanding/ abrading, washing, masking, etc.
•    Read and interpret Technical Data Sheets to safely mix paints in accordance with 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 stripper, solvents, and paint thinners. May involve prolonged exposure to caustic oils such as Hyjet IV. Some heavy lifting required.
•    Monitoring and verifying quality in accordance 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.
•    May train others on job tasks they are proficient in.


Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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

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                               
Must meet ITAR regulations regarding citizenship requirements.

Is Also Subject To:
•    High noise levels from operating machines
•    Physical hazards from moving mechanical parts, static and dynamic hydraulic pressure exceeding 5000 PSI
•    Hazards due to airborne particles 
•    Breathing fumes, dust, and mist
•    Skin exposure to hazardous chemicals such as: Acetone, Alcohol, HFE-72DE, sealants, bonding solvents, paint stripper, paints, and solvents. May involve prolonged exposure to caustic oils such as Hyjet IV (Skydrol).  

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

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima