Aircraft Production Painter III

Savannah, GA

Job Description

Job Summary:
Under minimal supervision, effectively prepare and paint major sub-assemblies and other parts of aircraft in production made according to specifications and schedule requirements.

Education and Experience Requirements:
- High School Diploma or GED required.
- 3 years painting/paint preparation experience.

Job Responsibilities:
- Perform technical evaluation to establish sequence of operations and ensure correct method of manufacturing, assembly, installation, and detail components.
- Troubleshoot any problem area concerning department tooling, production assembly, and aircraft systems.
- Perform a variety of activities including preparation of surfaces and mixing paints.
- Paints aircraft, small parts, and various surfaces according to required specifications.
- Interpret blueprints and read work orders, sketches, and operation sheets to comply with requirements.
- Monitor and record equipment readings (pressure, humidity, oven temp history gauges etc.).
- Perform layout and masking as necessary.
- Mix paints, primers, etc. according to specifications.
- Paint major assemblies (including metal, fiberglass and composite material), detail parts, and apparatus related to ground support.
- Strip paint and prepare surfaces as required.
- Perform miscellaneous paint operations and applies decals.
- Maintain a neat and orderly work area, supports the company 5S and Lean Initiative Programs and complies with all safety regulations.
- Demonstrate Gulfstream Manufacturing competencies in the Employee Effectiveness Review.

Additional Functions:
- Provide guidance and training to more junior members of the department. .
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
- A Q-Stamp is required if applicable to respective work area.
- Requires knowledge of tools, equipment, and materials used in painting trade and methods of mixing paint colors.
- Proficiency in current personal computer based software.
- Exhibit a high level of proficiency in technical evaluation, application methods and processes.
- Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position.
- Must be able to work any shift.