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 Responsibilities:

  • 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.


  • Health Insurance (3 Plan Options)
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Medical Flex Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Paid Life Insurance with Option to Purchase More
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Generous Paid Time-Off Program
    • Paid Vacation & Personal Time
      • Newly Enhanced Vacation Plan that includes:
        • Annual tenure increase
        • Carry over option
        • Buy back option
    • 8 Paid Holidays Per Year 
    • Leave Benefits Across All Life Stages
    • Paid Short Term & Long Term Disability Time
    • Bereavement Leave 
  • Fitness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program

Apply Now! 

Please complete this employment application and email to or mail to the address listed below to apply for an open position. 

Featherlite Trailers
Human Resources Dept.
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. 

All offers of employment at Featherlite Trailer Manufacturing, LLC are contingent upon passing background and drug screen. We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; we strongly encourage Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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