Aircraft Painter (Entry and Level 1)

Paints aircraft interior, exterior and piece parts. Prepares for painting by masking, stripping, washing aircraft sections and components. Blends and mixes paints, inks, and coatings to proper spraying consistency. Performs detail and touch-ups. Sets-up and coordinates processes for painting production parts.

Basic Qualifications:

Entry Level:

High School Diploma/GED and enrollment in Automotive Paint & Body courses, or less than 9 months painting experience in at least one of the following areas: aircraft, automotive, or manufacturing/maintenance environment. Additionally, the job requires moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, working overhead, and ability to be certified for a half & full face respirator. Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment. Candidates must be willing to work any shift or work schedule. Multiple programs available, candidates must be willing to work at either Palmdale or Mojave site. Some positions will require an enhanced security clearance and/or program access prior to beginning work.

Level 1:

High School Diploma/GED and minimum of 9 months painting experience

in at least one of the following areas: aircraft, automotive, or manufacturing/maintenance environment. Additionally, the job requires the ability to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, working overhead, and ability to be certified for a half & full face respirator. Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment. Candidates must be willing to work any shift or work schedule. Multiple programs available, candidates must be willing to work at either Palmdale or Mojave site. Some positions will require an enhanced security clearance and/or program access prior to beginning work.

Preferred Qualifications:

Active DOD secret clearance

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