Aircraft Painters are responsible for safely and efficiently painting all aircraft in accordance with customers’ specifications as well as any instruction of the crew leader. Aircraft painters prepare, prime, and paint aircraft exteriors and parts. They are required to mix, blend and match paints.
The aircraft painter shall be responsible for, but not limited to, the following job tasks:
- Prepare aircraft for the paint process, including: masking, washing, and sanding
- Prime aircraft according to proper procedures
- Mix, blend and match paint
- Paint aircraft according to proper procedures as instructed by the manufacturer, American Legend Aircraft
- Perform quality inspection after pain completion
- Maintain professional work habits at all times
- Communicate with employees and customers in a professional manner
- Report on time to your workstation
- Meet with your crew leader to receive specific job tasks
- Inform crew leader of any necessary tools, equipment or supplies needed for job
- Report to crew leader on progress of assigned tasks
Regular periods during which there is a continuous physical effort is required (walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, etc.) There are exposure factors such as temperature variations/extremes, fumes, moving machinery, humidity, and toxic materials.
A minimum of 3 years painting experience required. Aviation experience on tube and fabric aircraft is preferred but transferable skills such as bus, boat, and auto painting will be considered.