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  • 100LL: $5.70/FS • $4.70/SS • JET A: $5.58
  • Aircraft Painter

    To apply, please send resumes to: gshepherd@yinglingaviation.com

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    We participate in E-Verify
    Equal Opportunity Employer (Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran)
    Drug Free Workplace

    Summary of Accountabilities:
    Prepares aircraft for paint, stripping and logo’s.

    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.

    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.

    Budget Responsibility:
    Assist department managers in maintaining a specified budget.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    A & P License is a plus
    Must possess and maintain a current and valid driver’s license

    Computer Skills:

    Basic computer aptitude preferred.

    Physical Requirements:

    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.

    Work Environment:

    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.

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