Experienced Spray Painters

International Aerospace Coatings LimitedDublin Airport, County DublinFull-time

Reports to: Production Manager / Team Leader

Department: Production

Location: Dublin

IAC are seeking applicants with spray painting experience to upskill with training provided to become Aircraft Spray Painters in Dublin & Shannon. Ideally candidates will have experience spray painting large equipment, commercial and motor vehicles.

Position Overview:

This role is responsible for the preparation and painting of commercial aircraft and the application of customer liveries and tech markings.

A working knowledge of English is required for this role.

Shift/Working Hours & Days: 

Days & Nights 10 to 12 hours shifts pattern (Option for overtime)

5 days on 3 days off for two weeks, 5 nights on 3 nights off for two weeks.

Day: Start 08:00 Finish 18:30 / Night -Start 19:00 Finish 05:30

Salary: Competitive rates of pay, opportunity to progress to the next grade within 3 months + Benefits covered at the end of this Job Spec.

*** Applicants must have permission to reside and work in the Irish Republic***Responsibilities:

• Assist Production Managers/Team Leaders in the preparation and painting of aircraft, in line with customer requirements.

• Maintain all aircraft and components for which the company is responsible, in a serviceable and airworthy condition by performing all maintenance tasks assigned to you, including but not limited to:

  • Docking of aircraft
  • Aircraft damage inspection
  • Paint inspection after input
  • Water washing aircraft
  • Masking of surfaces
  • Removal of existing paint schemes (Stripping, Sanding, Solvent Cleaning, Sealant removal/application)
  • Defect rectification
  • Paint application
  • Polishing
  • Livery Application
  • Tech markings Application
  • Movement of flight controls
  • Final completion check
  • Customer Inspection
  • Aircraft Departure

• Compliance with policies and procedures as outlined by the company and the appropriate regulatory body.

• Advise your Manager/Team Leader of any problems arising in a timely manner.

• Ensure all tools, test equipment and aircraft maintenance equipment are maintained in a clean and serviceable condition and where appropriate are returned to the tool stores after use.

• Ensure that all allocated documentation applicable to aircraft on layover and its associated equipment is completed as soon as the appropriate tasks have been completed within the scope of authorization issued.

• Maintain accurate and complete time records as applicable to allocated tasks.

• Promote good relations with other personnel and the customer in order to enhance productivity and the image of the company.

• Ensure all work and rest areas are maintained in a clean and tidy condition.

• Strict adherence to the company health and safety policy.

• Contribute with ideas to work processes in order to improve/optimize efficiency, quality and ground time.

• Any other reasonable tasks or duties allocated to you by the company from time to time.


Previous experience in spray painting large equipment, commercial vehicles, panel beating, motor mechanics.


  • Career Progression (within 3 months of starting)
  • Health Insurance
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • On-site Parking
  • Initial & on-going Training & Upskilling
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Company events
  • Bank Holidays
  • Sick Pay
  • Opportunity to travel to our other European and US Locations

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