L3 Technologies A/C Refinishing Specialist in Fort Rucker, Alabama

AIRCRAFT REFINISHING SPECIALIST

SUMMARY: Coats surfaces of aircraft and aircraft parts with paint, lacquer, epoxy, resin or other material using proper application techniques. Removes old paint from aircraft using approved mechanical or chemical means. Paints insignia, letters or numerals on aircraft using proper stenciling techniques.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Refinishing of aircraft, aircraft parts and/or special tools and ground support equipment. 2. Read and interpret Technical Manuals, technical drawings and other written or oral instructions. 3. Safe operation of the following shop equipment: a. Compressors. b. Paint spraying equipment/booth operation. c. High-pressure cleaning and blasting equipment (PMB}. d. Accelerated drying equipment

  1. Maintain hazardous material/ waste/paint booth operation records in shop.
  2. Must be able to identify and safely mix chemicals used in corrosion control and refinishing processes.
  3. Must have good working knowledge of aircraft parts cleaning, pre-treatment, corrosion control, priming, top-coating and Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC} refinishing processes.
  4. Must record all pre-treatment, in-progress, and final checks in accordance with established process and procedure manuals.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Interface with other personnel regarding refinishing requirements. 2. Estimate man-hours and materials required to refinish aircraft and aircraft components. 3. Determine, by using Company provided reports, priority of work to be accomplished. 4. Order and maintain authorized stocks of repair parts, paints, corrosion control chemicals, protective equipment, common hardware and other supplies necessary to accomplish job tasks. Maintain supply economy and discipline. 5. Perform, schedule and record operator maintenance and calibration requirements on all assigned tools and test equipment required by job assignment. 6. Assist in aircraft towing operations.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 1. High school diploma or equivalent--General Educational Development (GED} certificate. 2. Must have knowledge of and demonstrate ability to select, mix, blend, apply paints, sealants and other finishing materials used on aircraft surfaces and component parts or three (3) years experience in aircraft industry painting operations.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 1, Must have an understanding and working knowledge of hazardous material (HAZMAT) handling and disposal as related to the job assignment. 2. Must be able to successfully complete company provided STAR4D Certification within 90 days of employment or reclassification. 3. Must have a thorough working knowledge of all aspects of paint and protective coating inspection to include; water break, drying, curing, thickness and adhesion testing.

L-3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

"Army Fleet Support endorses a Drug-Free Workplace. All applicants therefore are subject to post-offer/pre-employment substance abuse testing."

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Title: A/C Refinishing Specialist

Location: Alabama-Fort Rucker

Requisition ID: 089738