Aircraft Painter

Date: Jul 12, 2024

Location: Westfield, MA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Aircraft Painter in  GAC Westfield


Unique Skills:

 

Prior Gulfstream experience, corporate aviation experience, and aircraft/aircraft parts painting experience preferred.


 

 

Education and Experience Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required. 1 year of painting experience.

Position Purpose:

The Aircraft Painter I prepares the aircraft for paint related operations by performing tasks safely within schedule while meeting quality expectations.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Mask, sand, and prepare aircraft 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. .
  4. Perform leading edge sealant work in final detail. .
  5. Comply with all safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies. Use personal protective equipment and ensure aircraft interior is protected (PTP).

Additional Functions:
  1. Properly care for and maintain shop equipment and tools as assigned. .
  2. Comply with Paint shop standard practices. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

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

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 220864

Category: Operations

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 07/26/2024 

 

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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