Paint Booth Operator

Job Summary:

Prepare and apply finish coatings and paints to completed trailer parts to meet Featherlite’s quality standards.

Essential Functions:
      • Prepare parts for painting by cleaning, sanding, scraping, masking, pressure washing, etc.
      • Select and prepare paint and paint equipment
      • Prepare correct paint for surfaces to be painted, set up equipment and perform all levels and types of painting
      • Performs paint booth maintenance as necessary
      • Cleans and maintain spray gun and equipment and leaves equipment clean and prepared for the next shift
      • Utilize and understand high volume low pressure paint system
      • Must be able to mix paint, catalyst, reducers and additives per manufacture’s specifications
      • Assist the paint team with the cleaning, prep, masking, load/unload, and rework of parts
      • Move parts to be painted in and out of painting booths, using forklift/overhead crane
      • Additional duties as assigned


      • Up to 1 year of air-assisted/spray booth painting experience
      • Ensure all paint materials are charged appropriately to job work orders in accordance with Jones Sign processes
      • Able to spray paint on various angles and heights
      • Spray booth painting experience desired
      • Good interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and interface positively with other team members and departments.

Reap the Rewards
      • Competitive Wage
      • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance 
      • Life and Disability Insurance
      • Flex Spending/125 Plan for Medical and Child Care Reimbursement
      • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
      • Vacation 
      • Personal Time 
      • Paid Holidays 
      • Health Club Discount 

Apply Now! 

You may apply online by completing this online applicationinformational survey and self-identification form and email to to apply for an open position. 

Or this application form and optional informational survey can be printed, completed and mailed to the address listed below if preferred.

Human Resources Dept.
Featherlite, Inc. 
P.O. Box 380 
Cresco, IA 52136

You may also apply at our Cresco facility at 816 7th St. West between the hours of 7:00 am and 3:30 pm. You can also call us at 563-547-7070, and we will be happy to mail you an application.

Featherlite requires pre-employment background and drug screen. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, strongly encouraging minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.