Job Description: Aircraft Components Painter
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
- Safely perform aircraft preparation, painting, and detailing of aircraft under minimal supervision.
- Coordinate with supervision and Inspection to ensure compliance with internal and FAA paperwork, sign-offs and quality specifications.
- Follow standard operating procedures when using tools and equipment
- Properly care for and maintain shop equipment and tools.
- Follow standard operating procedures when using sealants, paint strippers and corrosion-preventive chemicals and use protective equipment as required.
- Comply with safety rules and procedures and be alert for unsafe conditions.
- Address unsafe conditions before putting people or property at risk.
Unique Skills: 1. Mask, sand, and prepare aircraft parts for paint application. 2. Apply glazing and sealing compounds in preparation for final painting. 3. Operate and maintain all types of preparation and priming equipment. Mix paints and primers.
SPRAY PAINTING experience in the automotive, marine or aircraft industry HIGHLY PREFERRED.
Title: Composite Technician
- Repair composite components for aircraft using appropriate lay-up techniques
- Handling, mixing, and applying various resin/catalyst materials
- Operate a broad variety equipment for cutting, kitting, and assembly of materials to include machines requiring understanding of computer software technology
- Use hand/power tools in a safe and efficient manner in order to shape and form simple and complex components
- Prepare composite components for curing process in autoclave and/or oven by applying proper vacuum bagging methods and procedures
- Complete self-verification procedure on work orders and other related/required documents
- Ensure parts meet all quality standards and guidelines prior to presenting for inspection
- Perform simple and complex composite repairs when needed
- Effectively coach and mentor others on the proper composite lay-up process and procedures
- Must be able to perform math computations, to include adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; Convert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions
- Comply with good housekeeping, quality, FOD, and safety procedures
- Perform other tasks as required by site.
The Composite Technician performs advance lay-up techniques to include pre-preg or wet lay-up, cutting, bagging, basic repair, autoclave, and/or trimming operations. This role must be able to demonstrate an understanding of how work orders, blueprints, and lay-up charts ensure the quality of the product and provide suggestions on improvements as well as coach and mentor other employees in proper procedures. Must also be able to work with all of the shop tools and equipment used in composite layup and assembly as well as demonstrates the ability to perform in a team environment and exhibit a willingness to “do what it takes” to ensure customer expectations are met or exceeded.
Performs basic tasks in accomplishing the disassembly, inspection, testing and re-assembly aircraft components and accessories. Assists in performing troubleshooting, leak checks, and adjustments. Maintains and repairs shop equipment, tools, and test cells.. Performs corrosion tasks (cleaning, painting, etc.) on all assigned jobs. Performs daily documentation of maintenance and inspections as required. Practices good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention, and safety at all times. Shall assist other personnel as directed.
Must possess an in-depth mechanical background and have mechanical ability. Must posses the knowledge and capability to select and use common hand tools used to perform aircraft/component maintenance. Completion of high school or the equivalent is required. A basic or specialized course in a mechanical maintenance career field is desired. A knowledge of aircraft/component maintenance will be provided by classroom and on-the-job training. Satisfactory completion of the company provided training is required. Must be able to wear auditory protection devices. Physical exertion requirement is medium.
Must be able to work in the following environmental conditions: noise, vibration, proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, odors, dust. Must be able to bend, reach, stoop, balance, push, pull, kneel and grasp. Must be able to stand for sustained periods of time. Must be able to work primarily with fingers such as picking, pinching, typing. Must have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines; using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
Must be able to lift/maneuver up to 65 pounds.
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