#Aircraft Prep Trainee- Savannah, GA
PDS Tech, Inc. •
PDS Tech is seeking a Aircraft Prep Trainee for an open position in Savannah, GA.
The A/C Prep Trainee works alongside higher level employees to assist with the preparation and painting of aircraft.
- Assists in the preparation of the exterior surfaces of aircraft for application of primer and topcoat.
- Use various masking materials to protect windows, external probes, antennas, and other required areas.
- Sand and wash the aircraft surface as directed.
- Assist with and applies corrosion preventative materials to the aircraft.
- Apply primer and sanding surfacer to aircraft.
- Uses tools to sand primer and sanding surfacer in preparation for base coat.
- Comply with all safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies.
- Use personal protective equipment as required.
- Use (PTP) to ensure aircraft interior is protected.
- Properly care for shop equipment and tools as assigned.
- Comply with Paint shop standard practices
- Perform other duties as required.
- High school diploma or GED.
- Paint experience in a technical environment or trade school preferred.
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.
- Able to pass Pulmonary Function Test to obtain respirator certification.
- Ability to use tools, equipment, and materials in the aircraft painting process.
- Able to climb ladders and stairs, perform close tolerance work, work in small spaces, and able to lift up to 40 pounds.
- Experience may be offset by completion of Technical Certificate in paint and refinishing and/or successful completion in current year youth apprenticeship program, in area of expertise.
- Must be able to work any shift and work well with a team.
- All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
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