Painter - 1st Shift

Placentia, CA 92870

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Aerospace Job Number: 18695 Pay Rate: $20 - $30/hour based on experience

Job Description

Join our dynamic aerospace team as a Painter, where you will embark on a rewarding journey to elevate your craftsmanship and contribute to the forefront of aerospace innovation. Under the mentorship of seasoned Lead Painters and Supervisors, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the aesthetic and protective quality of our aerospace components. This position offers a unique opportunity to hone your skills in applying advanced paint technologies and to grow your career within the aerospace industry. This role is designed for individuals passionate about their craft and eager to propel their career in the aerospace industry. By joining our team, you commit to a path of professional growth, technical excellence, and contribution to pioneering aerospace advancements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES – other duties may be assigned
  • Expertise in Material Preparation: Demonstrate mastery in mixing water-based primers and epoxy/polyurethane topcoats, tailoring the mix to meet the exacting standards required for aerospace components. This requires a deep understanding of the properties of each material to ensure optimal application and durability.
  • Process Documentation and Certification: Meticulously prepare certification sheets for specific processes, showcasing your attention to detail and commitment to regulatory compliance. This documentation is critical in validating the integrity of our painting processes and ensuring adherence to Nadcap and other industry standards.
  • Precision Application Techniques: Employ advanced application techniques using a gravity feed air spray gun while wearing a respirator, applying coatings to products within a spray booth as dictated by work orders and engineering drawings. This duty demands a high level of precision, and an understanding of how different coatings interact with aerospace materials.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Conduct regular maintenance on spray booths and spray guns, ensuring equipment is in optimal condition for high-quality applications. This responsibility underlines the importance of maintaining a clean and efficient work environment to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Oven Operation and Monitoring: Manage the operation of ovens as needed, maintaining accurate oven temperature charts. This involves understanding the curing process and how it affects the performance of the applied coatings, ensuring that components meet the required specifications for durability and performance.
  • Safety and Environmental Compliance: Rigorously adhere to all safety regulations, demonstrating a commitment to maintaining a safe working environment for yourself and your colleagues. This includes following sustainable practices in handling and disposing of paint materials and waste, highlighting your role in environmental stewardship.
  • Adaptability and Continuous Improvement: Embrace a wide range of duties as assigned, with a willingness to learn and adapt to new tasks. Your role is pivotal in contributing to ongoing efforts to innovate and improve painting processes, showcasing your dedication to professional growth and excellence in aerospace painting.

  • Essential Educational Qualification: Possession of a High School diploma or equivalent, demonstrating a foundational level of education necessary for understanding technical instructions and safety guidelines related to aerospace painting operations.
  • Preferred Professional Experience: While previous painting experience in the aerospace industry is highly preferred, candidates with experience in the automotive industry are also encouraged to apply. This experience should showcase a candidate's proficiency in applying coatings and understanding the intricacies of paint application in high-precision environments. However, motivated individuals with a keen interest in aerospace and a willingness to undergo training will also be considered.
  • Regulatory Compliance: To comply with U.S. export control regulations, it is essential for the applicant to be eligible for any required authorizations from the U.S. Government. This requirement ensures adherence to legal and regulatory standards governing the aerospace industry.
  • Language Proficiency: The candidate must be proficient in both spoken and written English. This proficiency is crucial for effective communication within the team, understanding work orders and engineering drawings, and maintaining accurate process documentation.
  • Proficiency with Gravity Spray Gun: Candidates should possess experience in using and troubleshooting gravity spray guns. This skill is essential for ensuring the precise application of coatings and for maintaining the equipment's optimal performance.
  • Documentation Skills: The ability to document required information accurately and clearly on paint certification sheets is crucial. This competence demonstrates attention to detail and ensures compliance with quality standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Communication Proficiency: Effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing, are required. Candidates must be able to engage constructively with team members, facilitating clear and efficient exchange of information and fostering a collaborative work environment.

  • Mobility: Employees should be prepared for walking or standing for extended periods, highlighting the need for physical stamina and resilience in the work environment.
  • Lifting Capability: The role requires the ability to safely lift objects weighing up to 30 pounds. This capacity is essential for handling materials and equipment integral to the painting process.
  • Coordination: Proficient hand-eye coordination and fluidity of movement are vital. These abilities ensure precision in paint application and the safe handling of tools and materials.
  • These conditions are a fundamental part of the job, designed to maintain a productive and safe workplace for all team members.

Meet Your Recruiter

Kyle Webb

As a Recruiter, Kyle works on placing candidates in positions in Assembly and Warehouse fields. Prior to joining the Marquee Staffing team, Kyle worked as a barista and waiter for 6 years. He recently graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the California State University, Long Beach. Kyle strives in his work to place individuals in positions that would be the best fit for both the client and candidate. Outside of work, Kyle enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

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