Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services

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Heavy Maintenance Painter

Position: Painter  
Employee Type: Full Time  
Required Education: High School Diploma or GED  
Travel Required: As needed  

 What you will do:

Perform the work of a painter in the repair, modification, service and overhaul of all preparation/painting of aircraft equipment and/or related equipment on customer aircraft in accordance with applicable technical data, customer maintenance program requirements, within estimated or budgeted hours and within FAA and customer standards of quality.  Perform additional duties as assigned.  This position will report to one of the Production Supervisors.

What you need:

  • High School Diploma OR equivalent
  • 2 years of finish coat experience in automotive or aircraft painting
  • Experience with epoxy, polyurethane paints and fiberglass repairs
  • Experience in paint preparation of large aluminum surfaces to include seam sealing and chemical treatment
  • Basic understanding of FAA regulations pertaining to FAR Part 145 repair station operations
  • Ability to effectively work with minimal supervision
  • Must provide own tools

Preferred Skills:

  • Airframe license
  • Prior hands-on paint and refinishing experience in a heavy maintenance environment
  • Prior experience at a FR Part 145 repair station

 Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and to travel on an as needed basis to support off-site maintenance
  • Must provide tools as listed on required tool listing.
  • Eye/hand coordination and clear field of vision
  • Ability to work at heights up to 80 feet and lift up to 75 pounds
  • Ability to work in tight and confined spaces with respiratory equipment
  • Ability to bend, crawl, twist, and other positions and sustain the position for extended period of time
  • Ability to precisely manipulate hand tools in a variety of situations

AMES is an equal opportunity employer and that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender  identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.



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