Painter

Summary of Accountabilities

Prepares aircraft for paint, stripping and logos.

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

 

Communication Skills

Must be able to read and speak English.  Must be able to communicate effectively with other personnel.

Physical Requirements

  1. Able to lift, crawl, kneel, bend and stoop without restrictions.
  2. Able to lift up to 25 lbs. on a consistent basis.
  3. Able to walk and stand for long distances/time frames.
  4. Able to climb and balance in high places.

Work Environment

  1. Exposure to extreme heat and cold.
  2. Ability to work outside in inclement weather.
  3. Exposure to loud noises.
  4. Able to work in high, precarious places.

Additional Requirements or Skills

Mathematical Skills

Basic math skills.

Reasoning Ability

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.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Must possess and maintain a current and valid driver’s license

Computer Skills:

Basic computer aptitude preferred.

 

To Apply

Please send resumes to: gshepherd@yinglingaviation.com
Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V)
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