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Painter, 3rd Shift 

About the Organization Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world's aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers, and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

We offer our breadth of technology solutions and services through 11 subsidiary business units and numerous award-winning product brands. Serving our customers is our first priority, and every day we honor this mission with quality, partnership, and energetic global vision.

Astronics Subsidiary Astronics-PECO  
Location Clackamas, OR  

Astronics-PECO is one of the Pacific Northwest's premier custom product manufacturers and we are seeking qualified Painters to meet production demand. This union position includes competitive benefits such as medical, dental, and vision insurance, pension, paid vacation, and 11 paid holidays.

PECO is an equal opportunity employer and requires all new employees to pass a drug test and background check.


The purpose of this position is to provide quality painted parts per customer specifications, meeting production plan and customer requirements. This is a 3rd shift position.


May include the following; other duties may be assigned.

  • Selects and mixes paint and accurately spay finish the parts.
  • Wear appropriate full-face respirator, airline hood and full suit.
  • Maintains and documents maintenance of personal protective equipment.
  • Maintains paint booth.
  • Documents paint usage.
  • Properly collect and dispose of paint media to applicable rules and regulations.
  • Cleans spraying equipment and brushes with appropriate chemical.
  • Attends Quality Manual Standards Training and applies Quality Standards accordingly.
  • Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Reports to work consistently on time and work an 8-hour shift.


Training and qualification will be performed to the individual’s Employee Training Outline/Checklist.

Painter’s proficiency will be evaluated on an annual basis by any or all of the following methods:

Review quality records, job audit(s), class-room training and testing, or practical evaluations. The results of these proficiency evaluations will be reviewed with the painter. The method of and criteria for evaluation, and records of evaluations will be documented on the individual’s Employee Training Outline/Checklist.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Continuous Improvement – Actively seeks out opportunities to progressively improve work processes and product; identifies inefficiencies in work processes and implements changes that reduce waste and improve accuracy and delivery time; displays ability to quantify the positive impact of implemented changes.

Quality – Displays understanding of PECO’s Quality Policy; is thorough, accurate and carefully attends to detail; completes tasks and responds to issues in a timely manner; delivers results and manages projects according to established timelines; completes tasks according to standards; seeks ways to exceed standards and improve work quality.

Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Teamwork – Gains trust and cooperation of others through openness and communication; accepts constructive criticism; is considerate and tactful in dealing with others; eagerly provides assistance to others; displays strong work ethic and integrity in all activities.

Position Requirements


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

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Previous industrial painting preferred but not required.
  • Ability to resolve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to perform basic math computation such as add subtract, multiply, and divide.
  • Ability to read and understand blue prints and customer specifications.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 45 pounds, intermittently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include natural or corrected near vision, close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is intermittently exposed to the outside weather conditions. The employee is regularly exposed to fumes, building temperature fluctuation, dust, chemicals, odors and low to moderate levels of noise. Other conditions may include frequent interruptions, working alone, working long hours during peak periods and exposure to computer CRTs. Respirator, face shield, safety glasses and hearing protection is required.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Travel Requirements  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.  

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