Aircraft Painter, 11351

Location Wichita, KS
Date Posted March 13, 2019
Category Commercial/Residential
Job Type Full-Time


2nd shift M-Th 2p-1a

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepares aircraft surfaces for painting by cleaning, scraping, sanding and then treating the metal with alumiprep and alodine

Applies aerodynamic sealer, and masks the aircraft using tapes and paper products (to protect windows, seals, struts, cables, etc.) in preparation for the paint process
Mixes, blends and thins paint products, per the manufacturers' maintenance manual specifications

Applies paint to the aircraft interior and exterior surfaces. (Paints include: urethanes, acrylic urethanes, enamels, lacquers and epoxy paints.)
Interprets specifications, color sketches, and instructions and plans sequences, and times the paint operation. This includes mixing ratios, surface preparation, papering and masking, drying time, number of coats, etc.)
Maintains painting supplies and equipment, including spray guns, air hoses, pumps, paper, and tape
Documents all work accomplished (a.k.a. sign-off) in a clear, concise and accurate manner
Responsible for knowing, understanding, following, promoting and continuously improving company policies and procedures

Observes all safety, environmental and general housekeeping rules and policies
Provide backup to line personnel when they are moving aircraft in and out of the hangers

Other activities and projects as approved by the Director of Maintenance, or the General Manager

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work of the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum of 3 years' experience as aircraft painter
Requires knowledge of all types of paints and thinners
Qualified to prepare aircraft exteriors, interiors, and panels for proper application of paint
Minimize rework through proficiency in paint preparation and application
Must meet the requirements of Airport Authority to be receive a badge and have no ramp restrictions
Cessna and King Air experience would be a plus

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

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