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Aircraft Paint Technician III- Moline, IL

Moline, IL

Job Description

Job Summary:
With limited supervision apply skills to assist in all phases of aircraft painting as assigned, participating in masking, stripping, sanding and preparing aircraft for paint.

Essential Job Functions:
• Masking aircraft for stripper application.
• Applying, agitating and washing stripper off of aircraft.
• Hand cleaning and sanding in preparation for etch and alodine.
• Applying etch and alodine to aircraft and rinsing.
• Removing and reapplying seam seal as required.
• Masking and preparing aircraft for primer application.
• Sanding primer for topcoat application.
• Preparing aircraft for topcoat application.
• Masking, preparing and painting stripes as needed.
• De-masking aircraft.
• Polishing and detailing exterior paint.
• Ability to paint/prime overalls.
• Ability to lead aircraft projects under supervisor’s direction.
• Assist with training of Junior Technicians.
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Specific Requirements:
• Effective time management.
• Ability to work as a team member to accomplish production goals.
• Quality oriented and strong attention to detail.
• Ability to understand and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions, and
procedure manuals.
• Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment.
• Compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations.
• Ability to learn new skills quickly.
• Complete steps in the G.P.M. on aircraft refurbishment process.

• Occasionally lifts up to 50 lbs, rarely lifts up to 100 lbs.
• Stands for long periods of time, with frequent sitting, bending, squatting, kneeling, stooping, and
• Uses hands and arms to reach, grasp or pull, subjective to vibrations.
• Reads, writes, speaks and understands English fluently.
• Visual acuity correctable to 20/20.
• Works in precarious places, heights above six feet, noisy environments.
• Ability to wear PPE.
• Works with and exposure to toxic, caustic chemicals and fumes associated with aircraft repair &

Education and Experience:
• High School diploma or equivalent
• 5 plus years’ experience in aircraft painting required

• Ability to attain & retain AOA badge or Airport requirements.
• Regularly scheduled attendance required.
• Occasional overnight and short-notice travel.
• Must be able to work various shifts and overtime as directed.
• Man-lift qualified.

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