Aircraft Painter Job Description

Aircraft Painter Job Description

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Aircraft painter provides technical interface with manufacturers and suppliers regarding aircraft software design improvements, new aircraft software requirements, and aircraft data acquisition and distribution.

Aircraft Painter Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective aircraft painter job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included aircraft painter job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Removes grease, dirt, paint, and corrosion from aircraft surface, using abrasives, solvents, and brushes
Apply markings to parts and aircraft using several methods including silk screens and maskant aids
Must be able to perform masking and taping of components and aircraft
Aircraft Paint Booth manometer and temperature/humidity readings and tracking
Prepares exterior surface of aircraft for painting
Paints aircraft interior, exterior and piece parts to engineering and customer specifications
Applies aircraft finishes and external markings to sections
Ensures the use of appropriate manual references and proper tools in performing paint duties
Ensures that labor and materials used in assigned area of responsibility are charged to the correct job and work order number
Repair assignments may occasionally require heavy lifting

Aircraft Painter Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Aircraft Painter

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: A&P, SSPC, CAS, NACE, C-7

Education for Aircraft Painter

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the aircraft painter job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Primary Degree in Education, Technical, General Education, Painting, Aviation, Medical, English, Government, Department of Education, Military

Skills for Aircraft Painter

Desired skills for aircraft painter include:

Allied components
Support equipment
Preparation and painting of aircraft
Company forms by work requirements
Aircraft
Regulations dealing with transportation of hazardous materials
Aircraft painting
Aircraft safety requirements and how to operate portable firefighting equipment
Different paint systems and application process
FAA regulations

Desired experience for aircraft painter includes:

Must have completed military aviation maintenance training course C-600-3183 or equivalent
Final Paint and Finish is required
Ability to read and interpret technical publications, safety rules, Safety Data Sheets, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and/or pass any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks, including but not limited to a Respirator Physical
Must be able to obtain an approved status from the Contractor Verification System
Be familiar with all related NAMP Programs

Aircraft Painter Examples

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Aircraft Painter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aircraft painter. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for aircraft painter
  • May be required to become Aircraft and Support Equipment Wheel and Tire qualified and certified
  • Must be trained, qualified and certified to operate and apply FLASHJET process to on and off aircraft items
  • Perform preventative maintenance on assigned shop and support equipment
  • Knowledgeable in use, cleaning and maintenance of all currently used painting equipment
  • Selects paint according to company requirements and matches colors of paint following specified color charts
  • Comply with repair station procedures (RSM /QCM) and company policies (SOP) when performing component maintenance
  • Performs various duties pertaining to cleaning and painting of all manufactured products requiring the highest skill level
  • Paint all products with greatest skill level and highest degree of proficiency applying all techniques and using all types of equipment available within the plant
  • Possess experience and knowledge necessary to select proper process, equipment, and materials to apply best possible paint application to products
  • Possess experience and knowledge necessary to determine what needs to be done to prior applications to apply quality touch up or to totally repaint product
Qualifications for aircraft painter
  • Must have a have a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have HVLP paint experience
  • 24 Month Experience Required
  • Must Have Valid Class C Driver's License
  • Hazardous Waste Communications Trained
  • Government On Line Data (GOLD) System Trained
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Aircraft Painter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an aircraft painter. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for aircraft painter
  • Responsible for any type of equipment maintenance needed, clean up of equipment, maintain paint booth and booth area
  • Communicate as a mentor with lesser skilled painters to develop their own skills
  • Possess the proper knowledge to complete all required reports and paperwork
  • Know all safety requirements including proper plant ventilation standards (respirator usage, no smoking, use of safety glasses, etc)
  • Properly log in and out on assigned jobs and complete appropriate paperwork
  • Must prepare surfaces by sandblasting, sanding, applying chemical degreasing and etching solutions, metal conditioners and wash primers
  • Designs templates
  • Performs work in both FOD critical and FOD sensitive environments, observes all related safety procedures
  • Inspects completed work to identify any needed rework before signing off
  • Good knowledge of General / Principle Paint Methods (Bell SOPMs)
Qualifications for aircraft painter
  • Collateral Duty Inspector (may be required)#
  • Respirator Trained and Fitted/ with Paint Physical
  • Typically a minimum of one (1) year painting experience
  • Satisfactory results on Pulmonary Function evaluation in order to obtain respirator certification
  • Formal vocational training or equivalent
  • Customer service / aviation work experience
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Aircraft Painter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an aircraft painter. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for aircraft painter
  • Priming and Epoxy Painting of aircraft, fabricated, production and/or aircraft parts to blueprint specifications and/or customer paint scheme
  • Paint strip aircraft using chemical and mechanical methods
  • Assist lead aircraft painter in paint scheme layout
  • Assist Lead Aircraft Painter in controlling paint and related consumables inventory and shelf life
  • Maintains aircraft, work area and hangar cleanliness
  • Alodine aircraft , fabricated and/or machined parts
  • Good level of understand FOD (foreign object debris) free awareness, sensitive environments, ensures all assemblies and detail parts are free FOD and non-conformance issues
  • Good level of understand of mil specs, detailed blueprints, fabrication, assembly outlines, sketches, patterns, and written or verbal instructions
  • Inventory monitoring and tracking, ordering
  • Good level of experience of specialty repairs (scratches, dents, damage, blending colors)
Qualifications for aircraft painter
  • Basic knowledge pulling maintenance manuals / IPCs from computer
  • Install sealant and erosion tape
  • Apply primer and topcoat
  • Inspect, perform touch-up and polish painted surfaces for a finished appearance
  • Perform and document work performed per appropriate manuals and regulations
  • You typically a minimum of one (1) year painting experience
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Aircraft Painter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of aircraft painter. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for aircraft painter
  • In-Process Inspection Certification
  • Ensures the use of appropriate technical references and tools in performing paint and sealing duties
  • Mix and apply various primers with thickness requirements (epoxy, waterborne, zinc chromate)
  • Mix and apply various topcoat finishes including stripping and other detail work- polyurethanes, epoxy, lacquers, clears (gloss, semi gloss and flat colors)
  • Mix and apply various dry lubes to thickness requirements and bake curing specs
  • Apply markings to part using stencils and masking aids
  • Work and understand from mil specs, detailed blueprints, fabrication, assembly outlines, sketches, patterns, and written or verbal instructions
  • Set up, maintain, and operate such typical shop equipment as paint mixers, HVLP paint guns, permascope or other paint measuring equipment, stencil maker, and other general shop equipment and tools to complete work assignments
  • Performs work in both FOD (foreign object debris) awareness sensitive environments, ensures all assemblies and detail parts are free FOD
  • Remove corrosion products using approved tools, equipment and techniques
Qualifications for aircraft painter
  • Prepare aircraft and / or component parts by performing surface preparation tasks prior to application of primer and topcoat
  • You have satisfactory results on Pulmonary Function evaluation in order to obtain respirator certification
  • You have formal vocational training or equivalent
  • You have customer service / aviation work experience
  • You have basic knowledge pulling maintenance manuals / IPCs from computer
  • You have basic knowledge of regulations dealing with transportation of hazardous materials
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Aircraft Painter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aircraft painter. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for aircraft painter
  • Prepare surface for painting
  • Paint insignia, letters or numerals as required
  • Document work accomplished or Maintenance Action Forms (VIDS/MAFs) or WECMS/GOLD System
  • Responsible for adhering to all applicable Foreign Object Damage (FOD) prevention rules and regulations including participation in FOD walk down when directed
  • Comply with established general and industrial safety rules and regulations as applicable to the contract, facilities and job assignment
  • May be required to perform simple computer input and extraction functions
  • Comply with established hazardous waste program and Local, State, and Federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations
  • May be required to perform off-site services on assigned detachments
  • Familiarization with OPNAVINST 4790.2 Series and other applicable Navy Instructions, Maintenance Instruction (MIMs), Illustrated Parts Breakdowns (IPBs), Technical Directives (TDs), manufacturer’s manuals and company instructions
  • Maintain knowledge of material safety data sheet and applicable safety precautions
Qualifications for aircraft painter
  • Basic knowledge of regulations dealing with transportation of hazardous materials
  • You have demonstrated ability to communicate in both written and verbal form on individual and / or aircraft status
  • Generally 2-4 years of experience in area of responsibility and recent experience in aeronautical environment in a Painter’s role
  • Assignments require Standard Knowledge of a Technical Area
  • Rapid learning and application of new information and concepts within the Technical Area begins to take place at this level
  • Knowledge of blueprints and diagrams

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