Job Information - Aircraft Painter Sr. (ID# 2130037467)

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Aircraft Painter Sr. posted 4/7/2024 Ref No. 2130037467

Equipment: Corporate
Location: Savannah, GA

Job Duties

Currently Seeking Senior Aircraft Painters in Savannah, GA with a Minimum of 4 Years Aircraft Painting Experience - (Long Term Position-No Tools Required)

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. 

Essential Functions:

  • Safely perform aircraft preparation, painting, and detailing of aircraft under minimal supervision. 
  • Coordinate with supervision and Inspection to ensure compliance with internal and FAA paperwork, sign-offs and quality specifications.
  • Assist supervision with assignment and accomplishment of work for assigned team members. 
  • Promote high standards of quality through instruction and by setting a good example for other painters to follow. 
  • Act on behalf of supervision as required. 
  • Follow standard operating procedures when using tools and equipment such as dual action sanders, hydraulic lift platforms and paint sprayers. 
  • Properly care for and maintain shop equipment and tools. 
  • Follow standard operating procedures when using sealants, paint strippers and corrosion-preventive chemicals and use protective equipment as required. 
  • Comply with safety rules and procedures and be alert for unsafe conditions. 
  • Address unsafe conditions before putting people or property at risk. 
  • Use the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work.
  • Assist with aircraft movement in hangars. 

Additional Functions:

  • Comply with Paint shop standard practices (SPT) process and WFR processes.
  • Mentor other members of Paint operations as required.
  • Offer continuous improvement ideas/participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Perform other duties as required. 

Job Qualifications

*Tools will not be required as client utilizes consolidated/shared tool boxes.

Unique Skills: 

  • Mask, sand, and prepare aircraft for paint application.
  • Apply glazing and sealing compounds in preparation for final painting.
  • Operate and maintain all types of preparation and priming equipment.
  • Mix paints and primers.
  • 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 required.
  • Advanced knowledge of paint processes and products (lacquers, enamels, epoxies, urethanes, and acrylics) is necessary.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.  
  • Able to pass Pulmonary Function Test to obtain respirator certification. 

Facility Description


As an employee of Strom Aviation, you will receive benefits including holiday pay, longevity pay, access to a 401K program and insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability).  We offer travel pay, bonuses, and other incentives for some positions as well.  A referral is the best compliment we can get, and Strom Aviation offers 2 different referral programs for our employees.                 


Our recruiters strive to connect qualified individuals with opportunities. With hundreds of jobs across the nation, Strom offers opportunities no matter where you are. 


**Please check with recruiter to see if you qualify for per diem, travel pay, or numerous bonuses. These items vary by job.

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Strom Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, military and veteran status, disability status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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