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LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions Aircraft Painter (M20AI4) (1221795) in Wichita, Kansas


LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Aircraft Painters for an opportunity in Wichita, KS.Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the spray application of multiple aerospace paints on a variety of substrates and on simple to complex product configurations, including the set-up and application of primers and finish coat. Supporting responsibilities include masking, racking, turning, and sanding operations as well as equipment maintenance and paint mixing operations. Qualifications: Able to read engineering blueprints, schematics and drawings. Can match or detect differences among colors, including shades of color and brightness. Able to remain steady while moving an arm or while holding arm and hand in position. See details at close range. Make precise movements of the fingers to grasp, manipulate or assemble small objects. Able to quickly move hand, hand with arm or two hands to grasp, manipulate or assemble objects. Tasks: Mix paints to match color specifications or original colors, using spatulas or power missing equipment to stir or thin paints. Select and apply paint according to engineering planning documents. Dispose of trash, scrap and hazardous waste in an appropriate manner. Remove grease, dirt, paint or rust from surface using abrasives, solvents, and brushes or washing tanks to prepare to apply paint. Spray or brush prepared surfaces with specified amounts of Alodine, primers or finish coatings per engineering planning. Mix ingredients to create specific finishes. Trim excess material. Use any equipment (e.g. computers or hand, power and air tools) needed to complete paint assignments. Perform any pickup, rework and incorporation of changes to the product as required. Work from prints, sketches, specifications of changes to the product as required. Maintain required certifications, qualifications, licenses or permits. Utilize precision measuring equipment (e.g. isoscopes and scales) to perform self-inspection of in-process and finished work. Perform routine minor maintenance on sprayers, paint guns, etc. as part of the daily work duties. Move product within the manufacturing work area of the shop, including across aisles, using assigned equipment and complete transactions necessary to move product to the next operation. Support the continuous flow of product within the manufacturing process by training and assisting employees of the same or lower classification level. Inspect equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems as pertains to the paint process. Ensure daily logs are completed for air quality prior to paint operations. Utilize required safety equipment and procedures such as respirators, air hoods/masks, Tyvek suits, gloves, donning/doffing, footwear and safety eyewear. Compliance with governing regulations including but not limited to BAC, OSHA, FAA, Mil-Spec and customer specifications where applicable.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • The training for painters is not as extensive as mechanics, they take respirator class (they must be clean shaven), paint essentials along with a med check. Plus they will need to complete the list of mandatory online training: Code of Conduct, Hazardous Waste Management, Personal Warranty, etc. Leval A (I4) Employee is able to perform critical functions of the paint technician such as: 1. Locate application areas per the engineering planning documents to apply the final application of paints to the completed assembly or section per the work instructions and planning. 2. Complete inspection to ensure parts meet engineering standards. 3. Apply topcoat/final application per engineering planning requirements. 4. Apply DYNOL per engineering planning requirements. Preferred Qualifications: Understanding of conventional high volume/low pressure (HVLP) paint spray equipment in pressure, gravity and siphon-fed variants, as well as conventional and airless identification pots, pumps, guns. Aircraft or auto body painting experience. Painting prep to include sanding and masking. Two (2) years minimum related experience or equivalent technical certificate.

  • No license required.

  • Must be flexible and able to work independently.

  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.

  • Must be willing to work any shift.

  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH provides you with a real benefits package, including access to company-sponsored medical/dental insurance and a 401k program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club (http://www.launchtws.com/Loyalty-Club.html) on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you've found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

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Job LocationsUS-KS-Wichita

ID 2023-31296

of Openings 2

Category Aviation Maintenance