185225 - Aircraft Painter A
Industry
MAN
Region
SC-South Carolina
City
North Charleston
State
SC
Rate
$DOE
Duration
6 months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking 11 Aircraft Painter A's located in North Charleston, SC.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepares exterior of aircraft for painting. Primes and finishes touch-up details. 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 must be able to support all shifts per business needs. Shifts will be assigned during assignment to meet business needs. Candidates will be required to attend and pass a training classes. Failure of training may be cause for assignment termination.

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.
• Pass visual acuity and color perception tests
• Read, write, and comprehend the English language
• 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

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Suitable candidates for these aircraft painter contract positions will have ONE year of relevant paint experience, as a minimum requirement, and preferably have THREE years of relevant 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,

EDUCATION:
Accredited High School Diploma/GED

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time/First Shift
2:30 PM - 11:00 PM

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

Contact
Christopher Conaway
cconaway@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x332 or (800) 927-9318 x332

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.