CR&O Painter/Exterior Finisher

Company Name:  MHI RJ Aviation Inc

Bridgeport, WV, US, 26330

Job Description: 

As a Component Repair and Overhaul (CR&O) Painter / Exterior Finisher, here is what you’ll be doing at the core, day to day.

  • Comply with environmental health / safety policies / procedures.
  • Perform all work in a safe and timely manner.
  • Perform surface preparation on the aircraft, repaired component, and new parts/assemblies.
  • Apply primer / topcoat / final spray. 
  • Perform touch ups as needed. 
  • Polish painted surfaces for finished appearance. 
  • Install sealant and erosion tape. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Here is what’s required to succeed as a Component Repair and Overhaul (CR&O) Painter / Exterior Finisher.

  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year painting experience or equivalent completed vocational training (i.e., aviation, automotive or marine) 
  • Must have satisfactory results on Pulmonary Function evaluation in order to obtain respirator certification. 
  • You have formal vocational training or equivalent. (preferred) 
  • You have customer service / aviation work experience. (preferred) 
  • You have basic PC skills. (preferred)
  • You have basic knowledge pulling maintenance manuals / IPCs from computer. (preferred)
  • You have basic knowledge of regulations dealing with transportation of hazardous materials. (preferred)
  • You have demonstrated ability to communicate in both written and verbal form on individual and / or aircraft status. (preferred)
  • You have demonstrated ability to interpret and work with mechanical engineering drawings. (preferred) 



Join us…here’s the why.

Do you have a passion for aviation? Do you seek a fulfilling career as a Component Repair and Overhaul (CR&O) Painter / Exterior Finisher? If yes, you’ve landed at the right place. At MHIRJ we value your contribution to our team. We provide robust benefits for you and your family, as well as career growth.


Benefits for Employees:


8 Hour Shifts (day & afternoon)


401k with Aggressive Company Match of 7%

Paid Vacation, Floating Holidays & Sick Time

Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription Coverage, including Flexible Spending

Wellness Incentives up to $750

Attractive Hourly Pay Premiums

Annual Bonus

Overtime Availability

Uniforms Provided

Short & Long Term Disability

Referral bonus

Employee Mitsubishi Auto Discount



Who we are.

On June 1, 2020, MHI acquired the CRJ Series program, which marked the opening chapter of MHIRJ's story. Built on the solid foundations already in place, and with the strong support of the MHI group of companies, the MHIRJ team is committed to serving the regional aviation market and becoming a platform for growth in the industry. MHIRJ has the largest operating base of regional aircraft in the world with service centers situated in Bridgeport, WV and Tucson, AZ.  We partner with regional airlines (our customers) to provide safe and reliable aircraft services, which in turn allow our customers to connect people to their destinations. We provide MRO services for our customers. MHIRJ’s network of service centers, support offices and parts depots are positioned in important aviation hubs in the U.S., Canada, and Germany. Exciting, isn’t it?



We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.



We thank you for the interest in a career at MHI RJ and look forward to having you join our community! We know you’re excited – so after you submit an application, please monitor your email for future communications from us and be sure to answer your phone when an unknown number appears (or check your voicemail). We look forward to connecting with you!

Nearest Major Market: Marietta