Summary of Accountabilities
Prepares aircraft for paint, stripping and logo’s.
Work days: Friday – Sunday
Work hours: 5:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (40 hours in three 12 hour shifts)
Training period 90 days: Must be able to train on 1st shift
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Prepares aircraft surfaces for removing paint by cleaning, masking applying stripper, removing stripper
Applies aerodynamic filler and masks the aircraft using tapes and paper products (to protect windows, seals, struts, cables, etc.) in preparation for the paint process
Mixes primers and paints, per the manufacturers’ maintenance manual specifications
Applies primer and paint to the aircraft exterior surfaces. (Paints include: urethanes, acrylic urethanes, enamels, and epoxy primers)
Interprets specifications, color renderings, and instructions and plans sequences, and times the paint operation. This includes mixing ratios, surface preparation, papering and masking, drying time, number of coats, etc.)
Layouts of stripes and logo’s
Maintains painting supplies and equipment, including spray guns, air hoses, pumps, paper, and tape
Documents all work accomplished (a.k.a. sign-off) in a clear, concise and accurate manner
Responsible for knowing, understanding, following, promoting and continuously improving company policies and procedures
Observes all safety, environmental and general housekeeping rules and policies
Provide backup to line personnel when they are moving aircraft in and out of the hangers
Other activities and projects as approved by the Director of Maintenance, or the General Manager
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work of the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum of 3 years’ experience as aircraft painter
Requires knowledge of all types of paints and thinners
Qualified to prepare aircraft exteriors, and panels for proper application of paint
Minimize rework through proficiency in paint preparation and application
Must meet the requirements of Airport Authority to be receive a badge and have no ramp restrictions
Cessna and King Air experience would be a plus
Must be able to read and speak English. Must be able to communicate effectively with other personnel.
Must be able to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
Occasional periods of walking, sitting, rotation, bending, pushing, pulling, and reaching.
Occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs., and frequently lifting up to 10 lbs.
Frequent exposure to general shop conditions, engine noise.
Frequent exposure to aircraft exhaust, moving mechanical parts, lubricants, metals, and solvents.
Frequent exposure to seasonal weather.
Additional Requirements or Skills
Basic math skills.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Assist department managers in maintaining a specified budget.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must possess and maintain a current and valid driver’s license
Basic computer aptitude preferred.
Please send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V)
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No phone calls please