Valence Surface Technologies Published: May 7, 2018
Everett, WA
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Why work at Valence Surface Technologies?

The reason is simple: if it can fly, we helped get it there and bring it back home safely.

Valence specializes in product finishing for mission-critical aerospace parts. With a location at every major aerospace hub in the United States, we are the largest independent product finishing company in the country.  With over 1,100 employees, over 550,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space and handling over 15 MILLION parts per year we are simply the biggest and best at what we do.

Whether you’re looking for a start in the aerospace world, or an established successful business in which to flourish, grow and aspire to the very best you can be, Valence can help you get there.


At Valence, our people matter to us.  Valence offers opportunities to grow and achieve promotional opportunities; best in class benefits and insurance; training, certifications and formal education reimbursement options; competitive wages and bonus plans plus opportunities to visit other Valence facilities and meet the other members of our family; and so much more.

Visit us at and learn how you can become a member of the Valence family and join one of the most exciting and stable industries in the world, the Aerospace world!


Responsible for applying various types of primers and topcoats to aluminum details intended for the aircraft and aviation industry.


Inspect details and evaluate the painting work required for the part.

Effectively establish the correct paint for the application as flowed down by shop paperwork.

Mix paints as specified by supplied directions or Technical Data Sheets.

Prepare and perform minor sanding to detail surface before applying paint.

Coat aluminum surfaces with the prescribed epoxy, lacquer, resin or other material before applying the final color coat.

Blend paint pigments in accordance with aircraft specified livery colors

Able to effectively manage time and complete all delegated work within the specified time.

Work in a team and coordinate work functions with fellow workers.

Able to paint effectively on different surfaces and metals

Observe safety regulations and wear protective masks and clothing during spray painting operations.

Change out of booth filter chromate and solvent contaminated paint booth filters.

Other duties as assigned


Education/Certification: High School Diploma or GED

Required Knowledge: Paint guns, techniques, PPE

Experience Required: At least 5 years experience in aircraft painting

Skills/Abilities: Multi-tasking, Communication Skills, Attention to Detail


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