The Aircraft Painter performs skilled work in preparing metal and other surfaces on aircraft equipment for painting and in applying lacquers, primers, synthetic enamels, polyurethane, and epoxy with spray guns, brushes and rollers to include painting ground support equipment; and does related work.
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Aircraft Painter

Flightstar Aircraft Services LLC. • 
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
The Aircraft Painter performs skilled work in preparing metal and other surfaces on aircraft equipment for painting and in applying lacquers, primers, synthetic enamels, polyurethane, and epoxy with spray guns, brushes and rollers to include painting ground support equipment; and does related work.
Job Requirements:

 
FUNCTIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Masks, trim, and other parts not to be painted; cleans, sands and prepares surfaces for painting;
  • Applies primer and finish coats to aircraft and GSE equipment. using lacquers and synthetic paints and enamels; applies decals, pressure sensitive and scotch lite numbers, letters, seals, and trim;
  • May paint safety lines on floor.
  • May work with unpleasant or toxic fumes and materials wearing protective and safety equipment; may mix and match paints; may occasionally rub, polish, and wax finish coats;
  • Washes and cleans exteriors of aircraft.
  • Lifts and carries hand tools and work materials, ascends and descends ladders and platforms, and frequently works in a variety of positions such as stooping, kneeling or squatting.
  • Cleans and maintains spray guns and other painting equipment
  • Reads and interprets aircraft paint drawings and follows them accurately to accomplish paint job, to include FAA, emergency and other customer placards are correct. Reads instructions and all cautions/warnings/notes information as necessary for proper and safe completion of assigned work. Prepares and maintains simple records such as work order documentation, logs, and time and material records, as instructed.
  • Communicates effectively in English regarding work activities, per FAA requirements.
  • Possesses working knowledge of ATA Codes (Chapter and Subchapters) as well as aircraft zones, narrow body airframe familiarization, and industry standards.
  • Able to become proficient in Flightstar’s integrated operating systems (AMROS) relating to locating and requesting parts, tools and materials.
  • Responsible for remaining current on all required regulatory and customer training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

REPORTS TO: Paint Supervisor or Manager

SUPERVISES:  Non-Supervisory role
 
HUMAN INTERACTION/COMMUNICATION: In performing the job, an individual in this position experiences significant interface with his or her immediate supervisor, program or shift managers, other managers and supervisors, lead workers, other employees, contract workers, and customers.
 
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
 
EXPERIENCE:  Minimum three (3) years of relevant aircraft painter experience providing knowledge of work techniques, terminology, parts, etc. A good knowledge of the processes, techniques and materials used in painting aircraft and ground support equipment; a good knowledge of the proper methods of preparing equipment for painting; a good knowledge of the proper methods of caring for spray guns and other painting equipment and materials; a good knowledge of safety precautions required in performing the work of the trade; general knowledge of stenciling; skill in the use of spray gunsthe ability to mix and match paints. Familiar with 14 CFR Part 91/121/145 preferred.
 
EDUCATION:  Minimum of a tenth grade high school education is required in order to read instructions and safety information and to prepare and maintain simple records. High School Diploma or GED preferred.
 
OTHER:  Current FAA Airframe License in good standing is preferred or documented experience to obtain an FAA repairman’s certificate.
 
COMPUTER SKILLS: Individual will perform daily transactions within Flightstar’s ERP system (AMROS), vending (POU), as well as research customer’s maintenance manuals.
 
SAFETY: Works safely and follow safety rules and regulations. Reports unsafe working conditions and behavior. Takes reasonable prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices. Adheres to Flightstar’s SMS safety culture.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Functional duties and responsibilities number 1 through 13 are essential functions of this position.
 
MEASUREMENT OF PERFORMANCE: Performance is measured by the degree of success in performing the essential functions of the job. Annual performance evaluations are given upon periodic review and input from the immediate Supervisor.
 
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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