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Textron Bond Prime Painter in Wichita, Kansas

Bond Prime Painter



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


I. 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 and may work under the guidance and instruction of other Bond Prime Painters. Must determine appropriate paint technique per rack in order to avoid unfavorable paint conditions and scrapped material.

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

III. Professionally applies paint to surface maintaining finish requirements acceptable to shop supervision and quality control. Must paint according to strict tolerance requirements per specifications. Responsible for completing a weekly qualification test. For refurbishment aircraft, applies chemical paint removers.

IV. 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.

V. Keeps immediate work area clean and orderly and works in accordance with general safety practices. Monitors environmental conditions for alerts to maintain controlled environment. Must be aware of parameters e.g. humidity

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

VII. Responsible for other painter’s work. Required to perform in a job rotation with others in classification as a quality control checkpoint. Third Bond Prime Painter identifies quality defects

and instructs and directs others on appropriate rework.

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


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

Take your career higher at Textron Aviation.

  • Competitive starting salaries with growth potential

  • Health benefits beginning day one

  • Tuition assistance and continuing education programs

  • 12-paid holidays a year

  • Paid parental leave options

A new career awaits.

This role is eligible for $2,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus



Requires ability to read, write and follow instructions. Also requires Bond Prime Painter Qualification


Over one year up to three years aircraft spray painting or equivalent experience.

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.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift Second Shift

Req ID: 295474