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Aircraft Painter II 196074 (St. Louis) - ***Sign-on Eligible***

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: St. Louis, MO, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Aircraft Painter II 196074 (St. Louis) - ***Sign-on Eligible*** in  GAC St. Louis


Unique Skills:

Join our team today to paint the finest aircraft in aviation

Gulfstream is looking for world class painters to execute custom designs on our award-winning private aircraft. We offer excellent benefits active day one, vacation time, tuition reimbursement, on the job training, and for those eligible sign-on bonuses.  Apply today to be a part of creating & delivering the world's finest aviation experience!


 

 

Education and Experience Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required. 2 years experience in related paint processes. Aircraft industry experience preferred. Valid Driver’s License required.

Position Purpose:

The Aircraft Painter II works under minimum supervision to safely prepare, paint and detail aircraft according to schedule using company quality standards and operating procedures.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. 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.
  2. Follow standard operating procedures when using tools and equipment such as dual action sanders, hydraulic lift platforms and paint sprayers. Properly care for and maintain shop equipment and tools.
  3. Follow standard operating procedures when using sealants, paint strippers and corrosion-preventive chemicals and use protective equipment as required.
  4. Comply with safety rules and procedures and be alert for unsafe conditions. Address unsafe conditions before putting people or property at risk.
  5. Use the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work.
  6. Assist with aircraft movement in hangars.
  7. Offer continuous improvement ideas/participate in continuous improvement activities.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. A working knowledge of paint processes and products (lacquers, enamels, epoxies, urethanes, and acrylics).
  2. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  3. Able to use tools and equipment associated with the aircraft painting process.
  4. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.
  5. Able to pass Pulmonary Function Test to obtain respirator certification.
  6. Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift.
  7. Must be computer literate.

 

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 196074

Posting Type: Internal-External

Department: J2293-Compl Paint

Category: Operations

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Salary Grade:N8

Number of Openings: 3

Posting End Date: 07/25/2022 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

 

Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.

 

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