Aircraft Painter - KS

Independence, KS

Job Description

Job Summary
Painters will apply finishes to a variety of parts, assemblies and/or completed aircraft. Working from oral and written instructions and established procedures, prepare painted surfaces, spray primers or various paint finishes to parts, assemblies or completed aircraft. Uses some judgment in obtaining desired finish and may work under the guidance and instruction of a Paint Team Leader.

Job Responsibilities
- Employee uses a spray gun, simple hand tools, Zahn cup and other measuring instruments.
- Professionally applies paint to surface maintaining finish requirements acceptable to department supervision and quality control. For refurbishment aircraft, applies chemical paint removers.
- Adjusts and cleans spray gun and paint equipment or other company tools checked out for performing job assignments.
- Keeps immediate work area clean and orderly and works in accordance with general safety practices.

Minimum Requirements:
- Minimum 3 months of spray painting and/or rework assignments required.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain an airport security badge through the local airport authority, if applicable.