$1,500 Sign On Bonus Apprentice Aircraft Painter – Paid Training Jobs in Victorville, CA at International Aerospace Coatings, Inc.

Title: $1,500 Sign On Bonus Apprentice Aircraft Painter – Paid Training

Company: International Aerospace Coatings, Inc.

Location: Victorville, CA

Job Offer
$1,500 Sign-On Bonus
Competitive Pay & Benefits
Potential Earnings $79,240 annually
IAC is looking for individuals who want a career in aviation aircraft painting!
International Aerospace Coatings (IAC) is the world’s leading aviation specialist painting company. We work with international airlines, private operators, and aviation leasing companies across the globe to provide tailor made aircraft painting, interior refurbishment and graphic solutions that ensure regulatory compliance globally. Over 11 global facilities including seven (7) in North America painting over 1000 aircrafts annually.
This is an exciting 26-week paid training program where you will learn the skills to become an apprentice aircraft painter. The program will consist of mostly hands on training with just a little classroom setting. You do not need any experience just a willingness to work hard and learn the process.
If hired, the position starts out at an hourly rate of $15.50 ($32,240 annually), increasing with tenure and experience up to $28.00 ($58,240 annually), not including overtime. Our career progression program offers salary increased at four different stages upon satisfactory review. After completion of each level, you move to the next Painter level.
Once you graduate to the Painter 2 level you increase your pay as you demonstrate specific tasks until you are promoted to a Painter 3 level. You can process all the way up to a Painter 4 level and/or a Lead position. So, as you can see there is great opportuning to increase your pay and grow!
And there is more:

Benefits available the 1st of the month after sixty days. These benefits include, medical, dental, vision, life insurance ($15,000), short-term disability, long-term disability, accidental death, supplemental life.
Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including a choice from four medical plan options with a low employee cost starting at $15.49 twice monthly
401K – 4% match, dollar to dollar ($2,579 – $4,659 annually, including match).
Participation in our employee referral program once you come on board.
We have secured long-term business, you will work 40 hours per week, with the potential to earn more, if you choose, you can work up to ten (10) additional hours per week ($11,625 – $21,000 annually).

Reasons you will love working for IAC:

Career development: Many of our entry-level employees become advanced aircraft painters by following our career progression packet. Our employees can learn at their own speed. There are also opportunities to advance into supportive positions such as quality control, mechanics, leads and management. How far our employees go is up to them!
Earn while you learn: IAC training is provided on-the-clock.
Work inside: Our work is conducted within airplane hangars.

Here are some of the things you will learn while being paid:

The best aviation industry paint prepping practices including preparing surfaces for painting and protecting surfaces and components from chemical erosion during the paint stripping and sanding process. Including sealing and masking surfaces and components to prevent damage from the liquid paint stripper.
Physically sanding paint without removing the metal structure of the aircraft according to FAA regulations.
Fundamentals of aerospace coating (painting) applications by top aerospace painters.
Application of livery markings (paint design).
Equipment operation, such as forklifts.
The basic safety protocol for working on/around aircraft.
Learn to properly use and disposal of chemicals and materials according to OSHA regulations.

You do need to pass a background check and drug test prior to employment!
Aircraft you will work on: United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, and many more.
Be sure to watch our time-lapsed videos of aircraft being painted at www.iac.aero.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $15.50 per hour

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Vision insurance


10 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay
Signing bonus

Work Location: One location

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