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Aviation- Aircraft painter- paid on the job training $17 to start Job at International Aerospace Coatings, Inc. – 3.2 in Spokane, WA

Start a career in Aviation – Become an Aircraft painter with our paid on the job training program… $17 starting

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.

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 a mix of classroom and hands on training. You don’t need any experience just a willingness to work hard and learn the process.

Watch time-lapsed videos of aircraft being painted at

What you will get:

  • Starting at $17/hour for a fully paid 6 month training program – a mix of classroom and hands-on training
  • Guaranteed 40 hours a week with opportunities for overtime immediately available (potential to earn up to $50,000 annually)
  • $1,500 bonus upon successful completion of program
  • Immediate access to our industry-leading benefits
  • Affordable health care (employee plan starting at $15.49 twice monthly)
  • Free life insurance
  • 401K with full 4% match
  • Industry leading paid time off
  • After six months training you will move onto the painter progression framework. This has guaranteed and progressive pay increases with each new skill learned as part of a transparent employee progression system
  • Unlimited scope for development from prepper to painter to team lead to manager
  • Working in environmentally controlled paint hangars with free state of the art safety equipment
  • Opportunities to work in our other facilities including paid permanent relocations if you desire

Aircraft you will work on:

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, and many more

What you will do:

Throughout the training course you will learn how to:

  • Work safely around aircraft.
  • Perform industry leading methods of preparing aircraft for painting in accordance with FAA regulations including masking, surface preparation, chemical stripping, surface cleaning.
  • Mix and apply paint and coatings applications using electro-static and HVLP equipment
  • Apply of livery masks in accordance with engineering designs
  • Safely operate machinery around aircraft
  • Safely and correctly use and dispose of chemical and materials in accordance with state regulations

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance



  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

About the Company

Company: International Aerospace Coatings, Inc. – 3.2

Company Location:  Spokane, WA

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