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Cirrus Aircraft Exterior Finisher - Weekend Shift - Fri-Sun 5am-5:30pm - $2000 sign on in Duluth, Minnesota



Up to $30 DOE (Depending on experience) Weekend shift differential is 12% of base wage.

Weekend shift: Fri-Sun 5am-5:30pm (work 36 hours get paid for 40 hours)

Cirrus Aircraft’s Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet™, the world’s first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 170 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS® as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at cirrusaircraft.com.

Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilot’s license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate. We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events.

Job Summary:

Prepares composite aircraft parts with high quality and strong attention to detail. A successful Entry Exterior Finisher will learn the skills of finishing the exterior surfaces per our production process. Cirrus Exterior Finishers will be trained in various finishing techniques. Job duties can include sanding preparation and finishing of various aircraft surfaces such as; composite preparation, surface filler preparation and shaping, light primer application, buffing and detail, adding vinyl striping, laying and smoothing sealants, etc. Please detail any and all mechanical related experience on your application and/or resume including experience related to detailing, sanding, body working and painting on aircraft, automobiles, or watercraft.


  • Mechanically inclined background is preferred, but not required.

  • Must be able to follow and complete work instructions properly.

  • Must be able to wear a respirator and other personal protective equipment.

  • Must be able to lift varying weight repeatedly.

  • Must be able to stand for up to 10 hours in a day.

    An Exterior Finisher will have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., wear a respirator and protective equipment as required, work in a fast paced team environment, be dependable, have a passion for learning and possess attention to detail. Familiarization with body/paint/finishing hand tools and a mechanical experienced background is a plus and should be listed on your application and/or resume.

    All manufacturing employees must have a basic ability to use a computer to access/use Cirrus Aircraft electronic data & software.

    Manual Dexterity: You will need to use your hands with precision on small items and in small spaces.

    All new hires will be required to successfully complete the Cirrus University basic production training course and demonstrate proficiency in the skills required for manufacturing.

Education :

High School Diploma or GED required; one to twelve months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

This opportunity is located in Duluth, Minnesota. As the home to our corporate headquarters, Duluth is a four-season city on the western tip of Lake Superior and was voted “Best Town” by Outside Magazine. The splendor of the largest freshwater lake in the world offers a multitude of outdoor activities for adventure or rejuvenation. The North Shore lifestyle is known its year-round activities, including bicycle and snowmobile trails, kayaking, rock climbing, fishing, hiking, golfing, sailing and skiing. And as a top employer in the area, Cirrus Aircraft was recently named “Best Overall Large Company to Work for in the Northland” and “Best Workplace Culture” by the Duluth News Tribune readers.

Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.