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Painter, Automotive - Able to Obtain Public Trust Clearance - Third Shift (2100 - 0730hrs.) - Military Veterans

at Akima, LLC

Work Where it Matters

Truestone, an Akima company, is not just another federal lifecycle solutions contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At Truestone, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , Truestone provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , Truestone delivers everything from requirements and design to operations, logistics, and support at every lifecycle stage for complex systems and networks.

As a Truestone employee, you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

TrueStone is looking for an Automotive Painter to work in Tobyhanna, PA. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Paints one type or a variety of surfaces, such as interior and exterior of mobile and stationary equipment, fittings, furnishings, machinery, and other surfaces, where appearance as well as surface protection is important.
  • Prepares surfaces, mixes paint, applies prime, intermediate and finish coats primarily with spray gun.
  • Uses gloss, semi-gloss, and special paints, enamels, varnishes, stains, lacquers, and shellacs.
  • Assures the protection of surrounding areas and, if required by specific work assignments, assures proper adjustment of ladders and scaffolding.
  • Assures proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Applies tar-like undercoating to the undercarriages of numerous types of equipment.
  • May be required to coat surfaces in cramped and hard to reach places.
  • Required to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
  • Work is normally performed inside well-lighted, heated and ventilated shop areas. Some outside work is required.
  • Subject to noise, dust, and fumes. Frequently exposed to the possibility of cuts and bruises.
  • Painter may be required to wear safety devices and clothing such as aprons, respirator, gloves, and safety glasses.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires Journeyman skill level of spray-painting techniques and equipment.
  • Background in automotive or aircraft production line painting, or construction spray painting.
  • Experience with CARC painting on system components or on larger assets such as shelters, trailers, antennas, HMMV'S and various communication equipment in support of all major end items overhauled at a Depot.
  • Requires continuous movement of hands and arms, reaching, bending, and lifting materials up to 10 pounds.
  • Must be able to occasionally handle materials and equipment weighing 40 pounds or more.
  • Must be a US Citizen with ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Secret Clearance.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or 571-353-7053 (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Maintenance & Repair

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Organization: Truestone

Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust

Shift: Night Job

Work Type: On-Site

Req ID: TRU01201

Tobyhanna, PA

Akima, LLC

Akima supports a diverse portfolio of operating companies with one strategic goal: enabling superior outcomes for our customers’ missions.  Together with its operating companies, Akima represents an uncommonly broad array of specialized talents, technologies, domain expertise, and proven program success at some of the most visible and demanding implementations across all of government and industry.


Akima is an enterprise with 30 years of federal contracting experience and over 7,500 employees supporting more than 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders in the NANA region of Alaska.  Akima provides the backbone infrastructure to support more than 40 socio-economically disadvantaged small businesses (SDBs) with mature business processes and shared back-office support services normally only found in a Fortune 500 defense contractor.


We leverage this infrastructure and the shared experiences of our operating companies to bring world-class solutions to U.S. Department of Defense, intelligence community, and civilian organizations in 46 states and 12 countries.

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