- 201718 - Aircraft Painter
- SC-South Carolina
- North Charleston
- 6 months
- Chipton-Ross is seeking 16 Aircraft Painters for a contract opportunity in North Charleston, SC.
Prepares exterior surface of aircraft for painting. Makes necessary patterns, performs layout and applies prescribed primers, paints and finishes to exterior of aircraft. Applies aircraft finishes and external markings to aircraft sections.
Prepares exterior surface of aircraft for painting.
Makes necessary patterns, performs layout and applies prescribed primers, paints and finishes to exterior of aircraft.
Applies aircraft finishes and external markings to aircraft sections.
This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.
Must be willing to work any shift assigned, including overtime.
Minimum of 1 year of painting experience in aircraft, automotive, or general painting.
Required to wear fall protection gear, safety equipment and masks.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Aircraft paint experience.
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
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:
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 Read, write, and comprehend the English language
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
Prepares exterior of aircraft for painting. Primes and finishes touch-up details.
Safety spotter for JLG and scissor lift operators. General paint helper
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)
-Must be able to work variable shifts (1st, 2nd or 3rd)
1st shift - start 6:20 am - 2:50 pm
2nd shift - start 2:50 pm - 11:20 pm
3rd shift - start 11:20 pm - 6:20 am
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
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.