Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation is a world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced helicopters for commercial, industrial and military uses. Sikorsky helicopters are used by all five branches of the United States armed forces, along with military services and commercial operators in more than 40 nations. Based in Stratford, Connecticut, USA, Sikorsky has outlying facilities in other Connecticut locations as well as in Florida and Alabama.
Sikorsky Global Helicopters is currently recruiting a Painter to work at its Coatesville, PA facility.
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.
8.Comply with Paint shop standard practices.
9.Mentor other members of Paint operations as required.
10.Perform other duties as required.
High school diploma or equivalent.
1.Demonstrate good communication skills, including good verbal and written communication abilities.
2.Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.
3.Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift.
4.Must be computer literate.
5.4 years experience in Aviation paint processes. Advanced knowledge of paint processes and products (lacquers, enamels, epoxies, urethanes, and acrylics) is necessary. Thorough and complete understanding of the GAMPS, Paint operations SPT manual and Paint WFR.
Candidate must be able to pass a Pulmonary Function Test and a fit
test to obtain respirator certification.
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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