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9 months ago
Location: Augusta, Maine
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
Category: Painter & Paintsprayers
Position Description

• Prepares aircraft surfaces for painting by cleaning, scraping, sanding and then treating the metal with alumiprep and alodine.

• Applies aerodynamic sealer, and masks the aircraft using tapes and paper products (to protect windows, seals, struts, cables, etc.) in preparation for the paint process.

• Mixes, blends and thins paint products, per the manufacturers’ maintenance manual specifications.

• Applies paint to the aircraft interior and exterior surfaces. (Paints include: urethanes, acrylic urethanes, enamels, lacquers and epoxy paints.)

• Interprets specifications, color sketches, 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.)

• Maintains painting supplies and equipment, including spray guns, air hoses, pumps, paper, and tape.

• Aircraft Painter III also applies registration number, external markings, placards, emergency borders, wing walks, etc. within regulations and specifications.

• Aircraft Painter III is familiar with and understands composite and problem areas on a variety of corporate aircraft. This senior painter may also coach, assist, or direct less senior painters within the facility.

• 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.

• Works fair share of overtime and travels to customer locations or other Standard Aero facilities as required.

• Observes all safety, environmental and general housekeeping rules and policies.

• May perform other duties as required by the department
Position Requirements

• High school diploma or equivalent.

• Automotive or aircraft painting experience preferred.

• Requires knowledge of all types of paints and thinners. Must be qualified to prepare aircraft exteriors, interiors and panels for proper application of paint, as per set standards.

• Is able to minimize rework through proficiency in paint preparation and application.

Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.

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