Unique Skills: 1. Mask, sand, and prepare aircraft for paint application. 2. Apply glazing and sealing compounds in preparation for final painting. 3. Operate and maintain all types of preparation and priming equipment. Mix paints and primers. 4. Perform leading edge sealant work in final detail
Education and Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or GED. Valid Drivers License required. Thorough and complete understanding of the GAMPS, paint operations SPT manual and paint WFR. Four (4) years experience in related paint processes. Aircraft industry experience preferred. Advanced knowledge of paint processes and products (lacquers, enamels, epoxies, urethanes, and acrylics) is necessary.
The Senior Aircraft Painter works independently to safely prepare, paint and detail aircraft according to schedule using company quality standards and operating procedures. Act on behalf of the Lead in their absence and provide assistance and work direction to other painters.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Other Requirements: 1. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. 2. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation. 3. Able to pass Pulmonary Function Test to obtain respirator certification. 4. Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift. 5. Must be computer literate.
Additional Functions: 1. Comply with Paint shop standard practices (SPT) process and WFR processes. 2. Mentor other members of Paint operations as required. 3. Offer continuous improvement ideas/participate in continuous improvement activities. 4. Perform other duties as required.