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StandardAero Painter, Aircraft I in Springfield, Illinois

Position Description

This is a 2nd shift position.

  • Prepares aircraft surfaces for painting by cleaning, scraping, sanding and then treating the metal with alumiprep and alodine.

  • Applies aerodynamic sealer, and masks the aircraft using tapes and paper products (to protect windows, seals, struts, cables, etc.) in preparation for the paint process.

  • Mixes, blends and thins paint products, per the manufacturers’ maintenance manual specifications.

  • Applies paint to the aircraft interior and exterior surfaces. (Paints include: urethanes, acrylic urethanes, enamels, lacquers and epoxy paints.)

  • Interprets specifications, color sketches, and instructions and plans sequences, and times the paint operation. This includes mixing ratios, surface preparation, papering and masking, drying time, number of coats, etc.)

  • Maintains painting supplies and equipment, including spray guns, air hoses, pumps, paper, and tape.

  • Documents all work accomplished (a.k.a. sign-off) in a clear, concise and accurate manner.

  • Responsible for knowing, understanding, following, promoting and continuously improving company policies and procedures.

  • Works fair share of overtime and travels to customer locations or other Standard Aero facilities as required.

  • Observes all safety, environmental and general housekeeping rules and policies.

  • May perform other duties as required by the department

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • One year related experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of all types of paints and thinners preferred.

  • Is able to minimize rework through proficiency in paint preparation and application.

  • Must be eligible to work in the US.


  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds, walk, bend, stretch, and climb ladders.

  • Must have the ability to manipulate equipment of all sizes, tools, computer keyboards, and telephones.

  • Must be able to see to disassemble and visually inspect.

  • Must have excellent hand-to-eye coordination.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, age, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, and basis of disability status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job ID #: 8032

Location: Illinois - Springfield

Functional Area: Operations

Department: SGF Springfield-BIZAV

Position Type: Full-Time Regular

Education Required: GED

Experience Required: Less than 1 year

Relocation Provided: No