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Textron Aircraft/Parts Painter - Various Shifts in Wichita, Kansas

Aircraft/Parts Painter - Various Shifts

Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades through the iconic and beloved Cessna and Beechcraft brands. We are passionate advocates of aviation, empowering people with the freedom of flight. As you join our legacy as a global leader in private aviation, you’ll have opportunities to try new fields, expand your skills and knowledge, stretch your abilities, and build your career. We provide a competitive and extensive total rewards package that includes pay and innovative benefits to support you and your family members – now and in the future, beginning day one. Your success is our success.

Description

Job Summary:

To assure surfaces of aircraft are smooth and prepared for primer and finish paint application; apply

finishes to a variety of parts, assemblies and/or completed aircraft.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs surface preparation of aircraft prior to painting. Marks areas to be filled. Mixes hardener

and filler. Applies hardener and filler to unfinished areas needing smoothing and contouring.

  • Spray primer, paint filler and protective paint on prepared surfaces.

  • Prepares plastic or fiberglass parts of aircraft using filler to provide uniform surface for paint

adhesion. Uses painting equipment including brushes and spray guns to perform minor rework,

touchup, priming, finish painting of partial aircraft when not otherwise engaged in paint

preparation duties.

  • Refurbishment aircraft – applies chemical paint removers.

  • Roughs and finishes aircraft parts using various types of sandpaper and hand sanding machines

to provide surface for paint adhesion and smooth appearance.

  • Works from oral and written instructions and established procedures.

  • Prepares painted surfaces. Spray primers or various paint finishes to parts, assemblies, or

completed aircraft. Uses some judgment in obtaining desired finish. May work under the guidance

and instruction of Completions Painter A and CL-Completions Painter A.

  • Professionally applies paint to surface maintaining finish requirements acceptable to shop

supervision and quality control.

  • Responsible for the quality of own work.

  • Other duties – applying alodine, washing aircraft or sealing a variety of components.

Qualifications

Education:

Requires a high school diploma, an equivalent certificate, or a bronze level WorkKeys certification to

interpret simple drawings, apply basic math and use some measuring instruments. Requires ability to

read, write and follow instructions.

Experience:

Over three months experience in paint preparation and/or aircraft spray painting or equivalent experience.

Working Conditions:

Particularly disagreeable working conditions due to exposure to paint fumes.

This role is eligible for up to a $15,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus based on level of experience. Terms & conditions apply. The Company reserves the right to amend or suspend this program at any time.

Kansas Tax Credit:

Join Textron Aviation’s Kansas team and you may be eligible for a $5,000 state of Kansas Aviation tax credit for up to five years. Visit https://www.aircapitaloftheworld.com/taxcredits for more information on the tax credit.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation
Primary Location: US-Kansas-Wichita
Job Function: Manufacturing
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Standard
Shift: First Shift
Job Posting: 05/14/2024, 8:51:21 PM
Job Number: 323557

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