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Paint Technician

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Paint Technician -WIC05002



At Bombardier, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

In your role, you will:

• Adhere to General Work Requirements
• Read engineering drawings to identify the tasks to be performed in preparation for the application of chemicals and paint to aircraft surface
• Apply safety absorbent to hangar floor and spray aircraft surface with stripper to remove all paint
• Assist with moving aircraft to appropriate bay
• Mask, unmask, and remask appropriate areas of aircraft surface to ensure complete protection of windows and other areas susceptible to damage
• Remove stripper, excess paint, and/or contaminants using water, solvents, airblower, and/or brushes
• Sand, grind, and buff polished areas of aircraft surface, apply putty to body dents, and replace sealer in preparation for the application of primer and paint
• Apply alodine to aircraft surface using spray equipment
• Assist with the application of primers to aircraft surface
• Assist with painting parts, components, and/or aircraft surface
• Assist with checking for imperfections after painting and striping application using discrepancy sheet and documented squawks and perform touch-up work as required
• Document work performed per Inspection Procedures Manual (IPM)
• Perform above tasks in support of production, flight test, and other outside areas as required
• May perform Designated Inspector (DI) function as qualified by QA
• Assist other employees in the performance of their duties within area(s) of qualification


As our ideal candidate,

• You typically have 18 months experience including preparation and painting aircraft or equivalent
• You have the ability to read and interpret engineering documents and customer instructions
• You have the ability to mask corresponding areas of aircraft surface using appropriate materials and methods per operation
• You have basic knowledge of mixing paints, color matching, and different paint systems, for example, high solids, conventional, and lacquer
• You have the ability to paint aircraft parts and components as required
• You have the ability to prepare aircraft surface for paint, for example, sanding, grinding, buffing, sealing, application of putty, and alodine to areas of aircraft surface
• You have the ability to operate powered lifts as required

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

Your ideas move people.

Job: Painting
Primary Location: US-KS-Wichita

Zip Code: US 67209
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
12.10.2021, 4:24:13 PM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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