Overview

Senior Aircraft Painter- 188920- St Louis Job at Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation – 3.8 in St. Louis, MO

Join our team today to paint the finest aircraft in aviation

We’re on a mission to create and deliver the finest aviation experience for our customers and an unmatched work experience for our employees. Gulfstream is the world standard in business aviation. We design, develop, outfit, manufacture and service business jet aircraft for corporations, governments, and individuals around the world.

Gulfstream is looking for world class painters to execute custom designs on our award-winning private aircraft, and are hiring for both first and second shift painters. We offer excellent benefits active day one, vacation time, tuition reimbursement, on the job training, and for those eligible sign-on bonuses. Apply today to be a part of creating & delivering the world’s finest aviation experience!

Education and Experience Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required. 4 years related paint processes. Aircraft industry experience preferred.. Valid Drivers License required. Advanced knowledge of paint processes and products (lacquers, enamels, epoxies, urethanes, and acrylics) is necessary.

Position Purpose:
The Senior Aircraft Painter works independently to safely prepare, paint and detail aircraft according to schedule using company quality standards and operating procedures. Act on behalf of the Lead in their absence and provide assistance and work direction to other painters.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions:
Safely perform aircraft preparation, painting, and detailing of aircraft under minimal supervision. Coordinate with supervision and Inspection to ensure compliance with internal and FAA paperwork, sign-offs and quality specifications.

Assist supervision with assignment and accomplishment of work for assigned team members. Promote high standards of quality through instruction and by setting a good example for other painters to follow. Act on behalf of supervision as required.

Follow standard operating procedures when using tools and equipment such as dual action sanders, hydraulic lift platforms and paint sprayers. Properly care for and maintain shop equipment and tools.

Follow standard operating procedures when using sealants, paint strippers and corrosion-preventive chemicals and use protective equipment as required.

Comply with safety rules and procedures and be alert for unsafe conditions. Address unsafe conditions before putting people or property at risk.

Use the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work.

Assist with aircraft movement in hangars.

Additional Functions:
Comply with Paint shop standard practices (SPT) process and WFR processes. .

Mentor other members of Paint operations as required. .

Offer continuous improvement ideas/participate in continuous improvement activities. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.

Able to pass Pulmonary Function Test to obtain respirator certification.

Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift.

Must be computer literate.

Thorough and complete understanding of the GAMPS, paint operations SPT manual and paint WFR.

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 188920

Posting Type: Internal-External

Department: J2220-STL Paint

Category: Operations

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Salary Grade:N9

Number of Openings: 5

Posting End Date: 08/31/2022

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.

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Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world’s most technologically-advanced business jet aircraft

About the Company

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation – 3.8

Company Location:  St. Louis, MO

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