Painter in Parsons, KS at Ducommun

Date Posted: 4/6/2024

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Training Provided! We are growing and looking for motivated individuals to learn our business and grow with us!

Painter tends machine equipped with compressed air spray nozzles that coat products or materials with paint or rust proofing agents.

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed.

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications.

Our Facility in Parsons, Ks manufactures precision parts for passenger and military aircraft. Travelers around the world count on our employees for their commitment to quality.

Why Ducommun? 

  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement
Job Summary
  • Pours premixed paint or lacquer into reservoir of machine and couples hose to paint pots or cup guns

  • Adjusts sleeve on nozzles to attain specified spraying pressure and turns thumbscrew to adjust spray pattern towards articles or materials to be coated

  • Mixes paints with thinner solution according to formula

  • Applies dry lube and paint per work order and mil specifications

  • Bakes certain primers in curing oven per specifications

  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area

  • Other duties as assigned may include but not limited to sand blasting and spraying maskant for chem-mill

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to operate or learn to operate a mil thickness gauge required

  • Ability to operate a forklift

  • Ability to operate an overhead crane

  • Must be safety oriented

  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies

  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions

  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook

  • Basic Computer Skills - able to learn new screens, reports, functions and simple software programs with assistance

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications

  • High School Diploma; up to 3 years related experience in job function and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Able to read blueprints and mylars

  • Basic Computer Skills - able to learn new screens, reports, functions and simple software programs with assistance

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required

  • Responsible for the proper storage of hazardous wastes within paint department and collection of hazardous wastes from other departments, including transportation to the hazardous waste storage shed
  • Knowledge of policy and procedures in the event of a hazardous waste release, fire or explosion. Knowledge of the chemical characteristics and location of hazardous waste in the facility. Ability to shut down operations
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Annual pulmonary test is required
  • Annual eye exam is required
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Safety Footwear shall be in accordance with the following: ASTM standard F2413-05 with minimum impact resistance, compression resistance and metatarsal designation ratings of 75 foot pounds (i.e. ASTM F2413-05 I/75 C/75 Mt/75), which are viewable on the inside tag of footwear


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