Coats surfaces of aircraft and support equipment components, accessories and related equipment, with paint, lacquer, epoxy, resin or other materials, using brushes, rollers, spray guns and other devices.  May be required to perform Lead duties when designated and authorized.  May be required to perf

CBA Aircraft Painter - T-45 Program

Vertex Aerospace • 
Kingsville, Texas, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
Coats surfaces of aircraft and support equipment components, accessories and related equipment, with paint, lacquer, epoxy, resin or other materials, using brushes, rollers, spray guns and other devices.  May be required to perform Lead duties when designated and authorized.  May be required to perform Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR) duties when designated and authorized.  Required to handle hazardous materials in performance of assigned duties.  Must be customer oriented.
Reports To: Lead Aircraft Mechanic Corrosion Control
Essential Duties and Accountabilities:
  • Inspect aircraft/support equipment, components, engines and accessories for surface integrity or corrosion products in accordance with Maintenance Instruction Manuals (MIMs), Illustrated Parts Breakdowns (IPBs), Technical Directives (TDs), Maintenance Check Lists (MCLs), and company work and maintenance instructions.
  • Remove paint or other protective materials using approved tools, agents and techniques.
  • Remove corrosion products using approved tools, equipment and techniques.
  • Prepare surface for painting.
  • Protect other surfaces or component parts not being painted by using masks, covers or other approved techniques.
  • Coat surfaces or aircraft components, engines or aeronautical support and appropriate materials, using approved equipment.
  • Paint insignia, letters or numerals as required.
  • Coordinate with supervision and Quality Control to resolve questions concerning serviceability and/or on repair procedures.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the work center and around your assigned work area.
  • Assist with ordering parts, tools, materials, and equipment as required.
  • Document work accomplished in NALCOMIS/OOMA, or on Maintenance Action Forms (MAFs), if required.
  • Responsible for adhering to all applicable Foreign Object Damage (FOD) prevention rules and regulations including participation in FOD walk down when directed.
  • Responsible for adhering to the Tool Control Program.
  • 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.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on assigned shop and support equipment.
  • Comply with established hazardous waste program and Local, State, and Federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations.
  • Familiarization with COMNAVAIRFORINST 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 sheets and applicable safety precautions.
  • Must be knowledgeable in handling and disposing of hazardous waste.
  • Must have a valid state operator’s license and be able to pass the Government licensing requirements.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write legibly, and understand the English language.
  • Assist when directed to ensure safety, security, and preservation of Government-owned and company-owned equipment.
  • May be required to perform duties of Hazardous Waste Coordinator, Chemical Waste Custodian, or Accumulation Point Source Coordinator when authorized and designated.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator IAW established requirements when performing assigned duties.
  • May be required to travel via military and/or commercial air/ground in support of recovery missions, training detachments, hurricane evacuations, or other off-site support.
  • Must have the ability to deal courteously with the customer.
  • Must be able to interface with Government Representatives.
  • Maintains the highest ethical personal and professional standards.
  • Other projects and initiatives as assigned.
Job Requirements:
In the past six (6) years, must have three (3) years experience in corrosion identification, removal, treatment, and preservation on aircraft and aircraft components. Must have satisfactorily completed a resident 40-hour course of instruction, removal, prevention and treatment. Aircraft painters must, in addition to the above, have successfully completed a resident 80-hour course of instruction on naval aircraft painting and touch-up equivalent to the Naval Aviation Depot (NADEP) paint course (or equivalent).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.
  • Must be able to work weekends, other shifts and overtime as required.
  • The essential physical requirements of the position will be reviewed with the applicant during the interview.
  • Some travel will be required.
  • Must adhere to Company policies/procedures and management instruction.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and Company Proprietary data.
Physical Demands:
This classification activity is usually accomplished in an aircraft hangar environment and as such requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with this activity.  May be required to lift objects whose weight normally will not exceed 50 pounds.  Special vision abilities required to perform this job are close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus. Must be able to have a safe fit around the face for a full respirator.

Must successfully pass a company physical prior to employment/promotion and annually thereafter.
Work Environment:
The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature, wind, rain, etc.  May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail.  May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  May be exposed to electrical shock hazards.
Licensing, Certification Requirements:
  • Formal/Specialized Training or Equivalent
  • Hazardous Waste Communications Trained
  • FOD and TCP Awareness Trained
  • Security Clearance Awareness Training
  • COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 Program Awareness
  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • AS 9110/ISO 9001 Program Awareness
  • OOMA/NALCOMIS System Trained
  • Valid State Driver’s License
  • Support Equipment Operators Certification
  • Collateral Duty Inspector (may be required)#
  • Respirator Trained and Fitted/with Paint Physical
  • Egress System Checkout
  • Aircraft Brake Rider Certified
  • Operational Risk Management (ORM) Training
  • Aircraft Towing Certified
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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