Coats surface of parts, assemblies, and finished products with protective or decorative materials such as paint, varnish, enamel, lacquer, dope, or stain using spray gun. Selects and mixes coating material; coats areas inaccessible to hand sprayer using brush or roller.
Perform a variety of duties of a training nature in Paint Shop areas. Under instruction of a higher classified Painter or supervisor, perform a variety of Painter duties to acquire sufficient skill in order to qualify for the Painter Sr. classification. Perform other duties as assigned. Keep own work area clean and orderly. Refer any problems to higher classification Painter or Supervisor.
Must also be able to perform miscellaneous paint operations proceeding, during and following the spraying of assemblies or airplanes. Mask, clean, surface treat, sand, prepare, paint interior and exterior of details, assemblies and airplanes for primary or finish paint operations. Steam clean and rinse various configurations as required. Apply protective or other specialty coatings as needed. Fill and fair, sand to bring surfaces to aerodynamic smoothness. Follow instructions/drawings to apply identification markings, insignia decals, or stencils. Perform miscellaneous tasks and deliver paint supplies as required. Operate forklift when necessary. Correct inspection discrepancies of the level of work performed. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.
Two (2) to three (3) years of experience. High school diploma or equivalent.
Preferred specialized training (painting courses), aviation/aircraft painting, automotive painting.