209685 - Aircraft Painter B
Industry
MAN
Region
SC-South Carolina
City
North Charleston
State
SC
Rate
$DOE
Duration
6 Months
Description

Chipton-Ross is seeking 20 Aircraft Painter B's for a contract opportunity in North Charleston, SC.

*This position is 100% ONSITE.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs painting of aircraft sections per customer's design and unique livery requirements. Verifies aircraft is ready for exterior finish. Makes necessary patterns, performs layout and applies prescribed primers, paints and finishes to exterior of aircraft. Prepares exterior surface of aircraft for painting.
Applies aircraft finishes and external markings to aircraft sections.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Prepares exterior surface of aircraft for painting.
o Makes necessary patterns, performs layout and applies prescribed primers, paints and finishes to exterior of aircraft.
o Applies aircraft finishes and external markings to aircraft sections.

HARD REQUIREMENTS:
If hired, successful completion of training is a contingency for this assignment.

REQUIRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
o Must be willing to work any shift assigned, including overtime.
o Required to wear fall protection gear, safety equipment and masks.
o Suitable candidates for these aircraft painter positions will have either a minimum of THREE years of relevant paint experience
o Minimum of 1 year of painting experience in aircraft, automotive, or general painting.
o Experience working from heights and using fall protection equipment.
o Ability to complete Fall protection training.

DESIRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
o Suitable candidates will preferably have greater than THREE years of Aerospace paint experience. Relevant paint experience is considered painting multi-staged paint processes (base coat/clear coat) at large scale with compressed air (automobile, boat, etc.).
o Previous client experience

PAINT EXPERIENCE:
o Adhesive Materials/Processes - Knowledge of adhesive materials (such as epoxy, urethane, polyimide, reinforcements, etc) and processes.
o Color Match - Knowledge of color space, color analysis, paint formulation, and paint application techniques to evaluate, match, and develop decorative finishes.
o Engineering Drawings & Specs - Ability to read, understand, and interpret engineering drawings and specifications (e.g., blueprint/schematic reading, specification, change, design).
o General Shop Processes - Complete knowledge of shop processes to include Foreign Object Damage/Debris (FOD) prevention, material handling, safety, calibration requirements and Electrostatic Discharge (ESD).
o Materials & Processing - Knowledge of material processing for metals (e.g., welding forging, heat treat, machining, forming), polymers and composites (e.g., autoclave curing, lay-up, co-curing, repair), sealants and finishes processing (e.g., plating, painting, surface preparation, fay surface sealing, fillet sealing), and ceramic (e.g., high temperature processing, machining) and electronic materials (e.g., soldering, printed circuit board cleaning, conformal coating).
o Organic Chemical Processing - Knowledge of organic chemical processes (such as top-coating, priming, surface cleaning).
o Polymers & Composite Materials - Knowledge of polymers and composite materials (such as carbon, fiberglass, aramid, adhesives, thermoset/thermoplastic resins).

WORKING CONDITIONS:
o Lift less than 25 pounds (Occasional lifting of 21-35 pounds), bend and twist at the waist, walk, crawl, crouch, stand for long periods, kneel, reach, climb/balance, flexion/extension
o Contact with sealants and solvents, exposure to noise, working on elevated platforms
o Use personal protective gear for face, eyes, ears, hand, and arms as required.
o Experience understanding and interpreting detailed written and verbal work instructions and processes
o Handle, use, and dispose of hazardous material
o Obtain & maintain training certifications as required to support assignment responsibilities
o Occasional (1 to 3 hrs) finger manipulation
o Frequent reaching overhead (3 to 6 hrs)
o Frequent walking on flat surfaces
o Frequent standing flat or uneven surfaces
o Frequent balancing on a ladder, steps, or uneven surfaces
o Occasional climbing on 3-12 ft ladders or stands
o Rotation of head/neck, sitting, crawling, squatting, bend/stoop, lying down, and operate foot controls
o Occasional contact with metals
o Exposure to plastics and solvents to atmospheric conditions
o Frequent exposure to noise

EDUCATION:
Accredited education/experience typically acquired through basic education (e.g. High School diploma/GED) and typically 1 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. vocational school/Associate).

FULL TIME/VARIABLE SHIFT
WORK HOURS: Must be able to work variable shifts, 1st 2nd or 3rd


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Patrick Costello
pcostello@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x181 or (800) 927-9318 x181

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.