211680 - Aircraft Painter
Industry
MAN
Region
TX-Texas
City
San Antonio
State
TX
Rate
Up to $32.74 DOE
Duration
6 Months
Description

Chipton-Ross is seeking an Aircraft Painter for a contract opportunity in San Antonio, TX.

*This position is 100% ONSITE.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
In this role the individual work assignments that will require them to mix paint, work with chemicals and all the preparation work required to prep the parts for paint application. This position will require them to work closely with other team members so the ability to work with others and share responsibilities is a desired attribute. This position will also require the ability to search and read the specifications in the DPS, engineering drawings to complete assignments given.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
- The Aircraft Painter coats surfaces of aircraft with paint, lacquer, epoxy, resin or other material, using brushes, rollers, spray guns and other devices, removes old paint from aircraft, using liquid paint remover and scraper.
- Smooths surface with sandpaper and steel wool, roughens aluminum surfaces with acid solution and steel wool to insure that paint adheres to surface, masks and covers portions of surfaces not to be painted, and paint insignia, letters or numerals on aircraft surface, using stencils.

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.).
- Adhesive Materials/Processes - Knowledge of adhesive materials (such as epoxy, urethane, polyimide, reinforcements, etc.) and processes.
- Color Match - Knowledge of color space, color analysis, paint formulation, and paint application techniques to evaluate, match, and develop decorative finishes.
- Engineering Drawings & Specs - Ability to read, understand, and interpret engineering drawings and specifications (e.g., blueprint/schematic reading, specification, change, design).
- 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).
- 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).
- Organic Chemical Processing - Knowledge of organic chemical processes (such as top-coating, priming, surface cleaning).
- Polymers & Composite Materials - Knowledge of polymers and composite materials (such as carbon, fiberglass, aramid, adhesives, thermoset/thermoplastic resins).

ABILITY TO PERFORM THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:
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
Contact with sealants and solvents, exposure to noise, working on elevated platforms
Use personal protective gear for face, eyes, ears, hand, and arms as required.
Experience understanding and interpreting detailed written and verbal work instructions and processes
Handle, use, and dispose of hazardous material
Obtain & maintain training certifications as required to support assignment responsibilities
Occasional (1 to 3 hrs.) finger manipulation
Frequent reaching overhead (3 to 6 hrs.)
Frequent walking on flat surfaces
Frequent standing flat or uneven surfaces
Frequent balancing on a ladder, steps, or uneven surfaces
Occasional climbing on 3-12 ft ladders or stands
Rotation of head/neck, sitting, crawling, squatting, bend/stoop, lying down, and operate foot controls
Occasional contact with metals
Exposure to plastics and solvents to atmospheric conditions
Frequent exposure to noise

HARD REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires an individual to work at heights utilizing fall protection equipment. Candidate must be able to obtain Fall Protection Certification. This is also contingency of assignment - Fall Protection Regulations - OSHA 1926, 191066, 1910 Subpart D. Candidates will be required to attend and pass training classes. This is a contingency for this assignment.

REQUIRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
- 2+ years' experience in the position responsibilities listed above
- Experience reading blue prints and document specification
- Ability to work rotating shift
- Experience working from heights and using fall protection equipment.
- Ability to complete Fall protection training.

DESIRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
- 2+ years' hands on experience sanding, taping, mixing material, the application of paint
- 2+ years' experience working on military and commercial platforms
- 1+ years' experience working with hazardous chemicals

EDUCATION:
Minimum level of education required is a High School Diploma/ GED.

FULL TIME/VARIABLE SHIFT
WORK HOURS: All submitted candidates should be available to work variable shifts based on business need, 1st and 2nd.

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

Contact
Brent Sizemore
bsizemore@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x185 or (800) 927-9318 x185

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.