Unmanned Aircraft - Painter I-II - Swing Shift

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: Prepare surfaces for paint application. Apply protective coatings to metal and composite based product specifications using spray gun techniques. Remove protective coatings using chemical and mechanical methods. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels of Painters. Each level of Painter has additional duties and responsibilities listed. * Paints production products using enamel, lacquer, polyurethane, elastomeric, and related finishes. * Follows FOD (foreign object prevention) practices. * Uses wet mil gauge for verification of paint thickness. * Prepares surfaces for paint using pneumatic, mechanical and hand sanding methods. * Operates shop related machinery to include HVLP spray guns, ovens, paint booths, pneumatic tools, common hand tools, and scales. * Handles, applies, stores, and disposes of chemical paint removing compounds, paints, smoothing compounds, adhesives, sealants, and solvents. * Must use a respirator when spraying primer and paints. * Interprets and follow manufacturing orders and drawings. * Completes production paperwork, including painting logs. * Supports and exhibits the focus of zero defects as well as 'right-the-first-time' approach. * Inspects finished products for conformance to specifications. * Complies with established safety directives. * Complies with established QMS procedures. * Maintains a clean work area and ensures strict adherence to the 5S Standards. Other Job Functions * Assists co-workers within immediate department as required. * Assists outside department personnel per Supervisor's request or approval. * May occasionally perform common tasks outside the scope of this job description in support of production operations. * May be cross trained and utilized to perform technical tasks outside the scope of this job description in support of production operations. * Other duties may be assigned SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: * None Experience and Skills KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: * Ability to communicate effectively and professionally. * Must be able to interpret and work from industry specifications. * Must be able to demonstrate accurate basic math skills. * Must be able to demonstrate the accurate use of a tape measure. * Must be able to perform dimensional inspection using calipers, dial indicator, thickness gauge. * Basic computer skills with the ability to navigate around files. Painter I * Works under close supervision. * Specific duties and responsibilities for this level include an intermediate level of: * Math * Documentation * Materials Knowledge * Tooling/Fixtures/Templates * Equipment * Process * Quality * Safety Painter II * Works under minimal supervision. * Applies decals according to specifications and written work instructions. * Trains less skilled Painters and Grinder/Sanders. * Specific duties and responsibilities for this level include an advanced level of: * Math * Documentation * Materials Knowledge * Tooling/Fixtures/Templates * Equipment * Process * Quality * Safety EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Painter I * Requires high school education or equivalent. * Preferably 2+ years of hands on experience in a automotive or industrial finishing environment. * Experience with aircraft finish, especially composite airframes a definite plus. * May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). Painter II * In addition to Painter I requirements above: * Preferably 5 - 7 years of hands on experience in an automotive or industrial finishing environment. WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: * Standing, walking, and occasionally sitting. * Exposed to noise and hazardous chemicals. * Must use respirator when spraying primers and paints. Requires pre-employment physical exam to certify ability to use respirator. * May work extended hours and/or weekends. * Occasionally lifts and carries up to 35 lbs. * Employee may generate, handle, manage, or work around hazardous materials and hazardous wastes.

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