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Aircraft Painters are responsible for applying primers and paint on an airplane's body and checking for damaged or corroded areas. These employees need to make sure that paint is resilient enough and withstands extreme air pressures and temperatures and degradation caused by sunlight and extreme weather. The strongest resume samples for Aircraft Painters highlight knowledge of paint processes, engineering expertise, good communication abilities, attention to details, and having passed the pulmonary function test. Employers select applicants displaying in their resumes a high school diploma and aircraft painting training.

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Aircraft Painter

Assist in leadership responsibilities in the paint shop and manage projects associated with Team Based Business Improvements (TBBI). Apply specialty coatings to the Apache Advanced Attack Helicopter and other components in the Vertical Lift program.

  • Cost reduction projects ranging from $10,000 to $200,000 in annual savings.
  • Introduced a revised standard format for electronic work instructions that unified process documentation between hundreds of part numbers.
  • Created unique identifiers associated with paint operations that enabled detailed tracking of process metrics.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Business
Automotive Collision And Refinishing
2

Depot Level Aircraft Painter

Responsible for the staging and prepping of aircraft inside controlled painting booth.

  • Performed standard preparation and prime coat painting of aircraft and assisted in final coat painting, decaling and marking of all types of aircraft.
  • Skilled in sanding, feathering, edging using orbital sander, applying sealant, washing and treating surfaces using a variety of chemicals.
  • Responsible for mixing, thinning, blending, matching, tinting and toning coating material.
  • Applied coating materials such as primers, paints, Teflon, anti-static and corrosion preventive coatings utilizing standard application techniques with conventional, air assisted, airless and electrostatic equipment.
  • Ensured coating finishes, protective requirements and surfaces were free from skips runs or drips which minimized the need for rework.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
3

Aircraft Painter

Performed corrosion control inspections, removal and painting on 19 T-2 aircraft.

  • Served as collateral duty inspector for the paint shop.
  • Managed the squadrons Hazardous Materials Program.
  • Performed other maintenance functions as needed.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
4

Sr. Aircraft Painter

  • Prepped parts via masking and priming surfaces to prevent corrosion development
  • Detailed surfaces and prepared for painting by cleaning, stripping, or chemically treating if needed.
  • Performed basic repairs using fillers or high build primers.
  • Effectively managed day-to-day production activity in support of efficient time, equipment and materials management.
  • Read and interpreted technical drawings and manuals to maintain understanding of symbols, flags, and general notes.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
5

Aircraft Painter

Familiar with the use of paint guns, wrenches, rivet guns and DA sanders

  • Located and repaired missing or damaged rivets on control surfaces
  • Applied Primer & Top Coat to control surfaces and to over all plane and jets
  • Taped off and applied paint for stripes on plane and jets
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Contracted Aircraft Painter

Followed all safety regulations regarding hazardous material usage and disposal, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), safety guidelines, and use of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs).

  • Incorporated good housekeeping practices to minimize exposure to potential workplace hazards.
  • Led monthly safety meetings to educate personnel in proper hazmat material handling policies and use of safety equipment.
  • Determined the accountability of all tools post maintenance and adhered to Foreign Object Debris (FOD) control program.
  • Utilized personal safety protection equipment including respirators, Tyvek coveralls, rubber gloves, spray hoods, safety glasses and goggles, bump hats and breathing air hoods.
  • Employed paint booth pre-operation readings and ground support equipment checks to ensure state and federal guidelines were met. Logged the usage of all paint bay hazmat materials.
  • Performed test line final quality verification process prior to North Island departure.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Technical Management
7

Aircraft Painter

Checked masking and preparation of surfaces to be sprayed.

  • Applied paint using spray equipment and/or brush.
  • Selected size and type of gun nozzle to achieve even distribution of paint.
  • Laid letters according to specifications and uses of patterns.
  • Performed inspections in progress and finished product.
  • Insured that hazardous materials and waste were handled and processed within operating guidelines.
  • Planned, Coordinated, and Directed work.
  • Prioritized work based on time limits.
  • As required instructed subordinates in all phases of incumbent's assigned duties and responsibilities.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
8

Aircraft Painter/corrosion Control Specialist

  • Processed parts and supply orders. Updated, monitored, and resolved issues with repair cycle assets. Scheduled parts through the repair cycle. Finalized documentation and Maintenance Information Systems (MIS) input as required. Provided corrosion control support in accordance with applicable technical directives
  • Painted lettering, and other identifying information on engines and support equipment using specialized painting equipment
  • Stripped grease, dirt, paint, and rust from parts and engine surfaces using abrasives, solvents, brushed and sandblaster
  • Prepared detailed reports of work performed
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Child Development Studies
9

Aircraft Painter

Responsible for preparation, application, and quality assurance in all paint primers, finish paint, and powder coat processes.

  • Trained other employees in all operations.
  • Worked within all specifications, guidelines, and regulations in-house and federally mandated.
  • Responsible for preparation and inventory of all parts for paint primer.
  • Loading and moving parts to keep the flow of work smooth and constant.
  • Examined material for defects and checked to match with blueprint.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
10

Aircraft Painter

Prepared and painted two F-16 Fighting Falcons from beginning to end of project.

  • Completion of hydraulic and fuel tubing for F-16 and F-35 paint line.
  • Used Lockheed Martin signature coatings to treat and finish composite and metal surfaces.
  • Received praise from management for completing aircraft ahead of schedule.
  • Completed contract with excellent reviews from management and leads.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Associate of Arts

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