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Employment Opportunities – Aircraft Painter

The position for Aircraft Painter has been filled.

Job filled March 11, 2022

Position Overview

Are you an automotive painter who is tired of the long days and gruelling work pace? Are you looking for a change as well as more flexibility in your schedule? We are a Federally Regulated workplace operating a banked overtime system and our aircraft are out flying all summer! What this means for you is flexibility in your schedule. You can work during the winter building up some overtime so you can take all summer off while still being paid! Our current Aircraft Painter has over 45 years of experience and is looking to retire. This allows you a couple of years to learn from the best and then take over managing the paint department (this position reports to our Director of Maintenance).

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of Automotive Painting experience preferred – will consider an Apprentice;
  • Aviation Painting experience would be an asset;
  • Ability to understand drawings outlining required scheme;
  • Desire to learn new skills and be self-motivated;
  • Ability to multi-task, and work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written English.

Job Duties:

  • Preparing all aircraft parts required for refinishing and reassembly including: washing, sanding, masking and painting;
  • Working with the Director of Maintenance, schedule projects to ensure they are done within the deadline;
  • Working with the Stores Department and vendors to purchase products needed;
  • Adhering to all requirements for hazardous waste disposal;
  • Maintaining a clean and organized workspace;
  • Applying safe work practices with proper PPE.

We offer:

  • Full time, permanent position with flexibility on work hours including possible Summers off;
  • Competitive pay depending on skills and experience;
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental (including major and orthodontics), short and long-term disability, Employee and Family Assistance Program, life insurance, optional critical illness;
  • Group RRSP/DPSP matching program.

Who We Are:

Yellowhead Helicopters is a family owned and operated British Columbia based firm. Since 1975, YHL has been providing safe and efficient helicopter services to our clients from a base network located throughout British Columbia and Alberta. We are also well equipped to be able to mobilize on short notice and support our customers in remote locations across Canada. We service the Forestry, Mining & Petroleum, Utility, and Tourism industries. Our diversified fleet and varied flight missions allows for career progression.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to the principles of employment equity in all communities where we do business.

Applications are to be submitted to:
Human Resources
Yellowhead Helicopters Ltd.
4275 Hangar Rd.
Prince George, BC  V2N 4M6

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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