Aircraft Painter Sr
Gulfstream Aerospace - Savannah, GA

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See Experience/Education Requirements.

Experience/Education:
- High school diploma or GED.
- Valid Drivers License required.
- Thorough and complete understanding of the GAMPS, paint operations SPT manual and paint WFR.Four (4) years experience in related paint processes.
- Aircraft industry experience preferred.
- 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.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Functions:
1) 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.

2) 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.

3) 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.

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

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

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

7) Assist with aircraft movement in hangars.

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

2) Mentor other members of Paint operations as required.

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

4) Perform other duties as required.

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

2) Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.

3) Able to pass Pulmonary Function Test to obtain respirator certification.

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

5) Must be computer literate.

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Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets,...