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Painter- Aircraft

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Painter- Aircraft

JobID: 23339-1209543

Location: Ft. Campbell, KY, USA

Description: **Business Line** Government

**Position Title** Painter- Aircraft

United States of America - Kentucky

Ft. Campbell

**Job Summary**

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an experienced

**Aircraft Painter** for Ft. Campbell, KY. A full time Position with the understanding that the schedule may include 211 shift duty assignment in the future. Coats surfaces of aircraft with paint, lacquer, epoxy, resin or other material, using brushes, rollers, spray guns and other devices. Removes old paint from aircraft, using liquid paint remover and scraper. Smooth's surface with sandpaper and steel wool. Roughens aluminum surfaces with acid solution and steel wool to insure that paint adheres to surface. Masks and covers portions of surfaces not to be painted. Paints insignia, letters or numerals on aircraft surface, using stencils. Experience in Media Blast Operations and related equipment maintenance. Experience in large scale corrosion treatment processes with aluminum and or other non-ferrous metals. Experience with Technical Manuals to include TM 1-1500-345-23 and other rotor and or fixed wing aircraft is required. Knowledge and experience in the operation and maintenance of pressure pot HVLP Paint Systems. Experience in the removal of paint from composite materials to include Fiberglass, Kevlar and carbon fiber. Experience required with a variety of adhesives and fillers to included catalyzed plastic filler, resin's and epoxy. Experience required in the use of calibrated instruments. Experience and Proficient understanding of a large variety of Government forms and documents and their applicable use in ARMY Aviation Maintenance .

Experience required in the category of coating application: Water Borne, Aliphatic Poly Urethanes, High Solid Urethanes, Lacquers, Multi-component Conductive Coatings and Chemical Agent Resistant Coatings. The ability to work in a fast paced environment and make deliberate course changes working on several projects at once is an essential to success in this environment.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Must have a have a High School Diploma or equivalent.

+ Must have four (4) years aircraft painting experience.

+ Must have HVLP paint experience.

+ 24 Month Experience Required.

+ 12 Years of Education.

+ Must Have Valid Class C Driver's License.

+ Will be required to perform any or all measures to include preparation of the aircraft for painting processes and up to the final painting and inspection of aircraft and aircraft parts.

+ Duties perform all preparatory work (obtains supplies and equipment, sets up ladders and scaffolds, certified work platforms and covers item s with drop cloths and tape).

+ Prepare surfaces by mechanical means, i.e. scraping, wire brushing, masking, media blasting, and sandingsurfaces. Cleans, degreases, and removes oil or wax build up so that coating materials will adhere properly mix thin, blend, match, tint, and tone coating materials following specified oral and written directives and specifications.

+ Apply coating materials such as primer, paint, and corrosion preventative com pounds using standard application techniques and ensures that the coating finish meets surface protection requirements in accordance with TM 1-1500-345-23 .

+ Apply sophisticated coating materials such as, but not limited to, waterborne, and low volatile organic compounds materials to aircraft, engines, ground support equipment, and components.

+ Apply radiation-reflecting coatings to cockpit and canopy enclosures.

+ Candidate will be required to prepare the substrate for coating using a variety of pretreatment methods using chemicals detergents and solvents in conjunction with high-pressure steam and water.

+ Paint or dye in signals, lettering and designs on aircraft and components.

+ Perform wet and dry tape tests.

+ Perform fluid flushing and air vacuum cleaning of aircraft fuel tanks.

+ Remove fuel tank braces for access to hard to reach areas.

+ Remove anti-leak sealant and polyurethane paint material from fuel tank inner surfaces.

+ Assist higher grade mechanics with cleaning of aircraft parts using sol vents and other cleaning solutions.

**Preferred Qualifications**


**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

**Job Category** Maintenance

**Country** United States of America

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 171639BR


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