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Aerospace Painter

Yakima, WA

Posted: 03/28/2024 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 1893561 Pay Rate: 22/hour - 25/hour

Job Description

Why should you be interested?

A new Painter position has opened in Yakima due to almost 50% year-over-year growth at this location. Rainier Recruiting has partnered with an aerospace company that partners with OEMs and operators of aircraft all over the world. This company has hired multiple successful employees already from Rainier Recruiting who have reported that it is a very good company to work for. Passive candidates who are employed and curious to hear are more than welcome to have a “no-commitment” conversation with our Recruiting team about why this could be an exciting career opportunity.

Compensation: $22.00- $25.00 hourly plus overtime opportunities and 5% or more in bonuses.

Location: Yakima, WA. This role will be 100% onsite. The hired employee must live within daily commuting distance of Yakima, WA.


What this company offer you:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision for all employees and their dependents!
  • Life Insurance and accidental death
  • Tuition assistance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • 401(k) with 6% employer match
  • Employee Stock Purchase program
  • Generous time off programs (PTO, FTO, sick leave)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health care and Dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 4 weeks PTO annually for all new hires
  • Company Paid Training
  • Career Development and Growth
  • Opportunity to grow into more senior level roles with the company as we grow


Key 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.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship                                        
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent required.
  • 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

Who is Rainier Recruiting?

Rainier Recruiting is a boutique, award winning national staffing agency and executive search firm. Using an approach that “treats every candidate like an executive search”, we offer positions in contract-to-hire, Full-Time, and executive search.

Named the #1 Best Workplace in Washington State in 2022, recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm, and identified as a top recruitment firm by multiple business journals, Rainier Recruiting is fast becoming a respected company. We are no longer the “best recruiters you have never heard of”. Rainier Recruiting is also proud to share our clients have a 93% repeat business rate.

Rainier Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes are foundational to the success of every organization that we partner with.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lauren Klemp
Senior Recruiter

Lauren has over 6 years of full cycle recruitment experience, with a demonstrated history of partnering with clients to make key placements ranging from A16Z seed stealth projects to FAANG companies. She started her recruiting career in Seattle, WA within the Aerospace industry and has branched into various industries and skillsets since.  

Her true passion/purpose is creating close & intentional relationships with both hiring managers and professionals looking for a better fit career opportunity. When she’s not at work you can find her on the beaches of San Diego playing volleyball, swimming in the ocean, or cooking at home accompanied by her beloved cat, Gus. 


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