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Textron Bond Prime Painter B - 5th shift in Wichita, Kansas

Bond Prime Painter B - 5th shift

Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades and continues to be the global leader by equipping customers with smart solutions for every circumstance, every mission. We are passionate advocates of aviation, providing aircraft that save time and empower people with the freedom of flight. With functions ranging from Communications, Engineering, Finance, Flight Operations, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Marketing, Sales, and, more - you’ll have opportunities to try new fields, learn new skills and knowledge, stretch your abilities and build your career. We provide resources to empower your journey. Your success is our success.



To apply finishes to a variety of parts, assemblies and/or completed aircraft. May be required to assist higher grade painters.


  • Working from oral and written instructions and established procedures, prepare painted surfaces, spray primers or various paint finishes to parts, assemblies or completed aircraft. Uses judgment in obtaining desired finish. Must determine appropriate paint technique per rack in order to avoid unfavorable paint conditions and scrapped material.

  • Uses spray gun, hand tools, Zahn cup and other complex measuring instruments.

  • Professionally applies paint to surface maintaining finish requirements acceptable to shop supervision and quality control. Must paint according to strict tolerance requirements per specifications. For refurbishment aircraft, applies chemical paint removers.

  • Adjusts and cleans spray gun and paint equipment or other company tools checked out for performing job assignments. Responsible for the maintenance and operation of all tools and equipment.

  • Monitors environmental conditions for alerts to maintain controlled environment. Must be aware of parameters e.g. humidity.

  • Responsible only for own work. Visual inspection of work performed in other process line areas. Must make time critical corrections as detected.

  • Required to perform in a job rotation with other Bond Prime Painters as a quality control checkpoint.

  • Performs other related duties as required such as sealing a variety of aircraft components.



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


Requires a minimum of one year aircraft spray painting or equivalent experience.


Particularly disagreeable working conditions due to ergonomic positioning, exposure to paint fumes, chromium, and full body PPE in warm conditions.

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.

Job: Manufacturing

Primary Location: US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation

Schedule: Full-time

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: First Shift

Req ID: 318087