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PDS Tech Inc Aircraft Painter Sr in Savannah, Georgia

PDS is seeking a RS Acft Painter Sr for an open position in Savannah, GA.

Position Purpose:

  • The Senior Aircraft Painter works independently to safely prepare, paint and detail aircraft according to schedule using company quality standards and operating procedures.

  • Act on behalf of the Lead in their absence and provide assistance and work direction to other painters.

Essential Functions:

  • Safely perform aircraft preparation, painting, and detailing of aircraft under minimal supervision.

  • Coordinate with supervision and Inspection to ensure compliance with internal and FAA paperwork, sign-offs and quality specifications.

  • Assist supervision with assignment and accomplishment of work for assigned team members.

  • Promote high standards of quality through instruction and by setting a good example for other painters to follow.

  • Act on behalf of supervision as required.

  • Follow standard operating procedures when using tools and equipment such as dual action sanders, hydraulic lift platforms and paint sprayers.

  • Properly care for and maintain shop equipment and tools.

  • Follow standard operating procedures when using sealants, paint strippers and corrosion-preventive chemicals and use protective equipment as required.

  • Comply with safety rules and procedures and be alert for unsafe conditions.

  • Address unsafe conditions before putting people or property at risk.

  • Use the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work.

  • Assist with aircraft movement in hangars.

Additional Functions:

  • Comply with Paint shop standard practices (SPT) process and WFR processes. .

  • Mentor other members of Paint operations as required. .

  • Offer continuous improvement ideas/participate in continuous improvement activities. .

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Unique Skills:

  • Our aircraft are industry leaders and so are our people.

  • We're looking for talented, motivated individuals who are ready to do innovative work, and we offer exciting career opportunities worldwide.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required. 4 years related paint processes.

  • Valid Driver’s License required.

Other Requirements:

  • Thorough and complete understanding of the GAMPS, paint operations SPT manual and paint WFR.

  • Advanced knowledge of paint processes and products (lacquers, enamels, epoxies, urethanes, and acrylics).

  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.

  • Able to pass Pulmonary Function Test to obtain respirator certification.

  • Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift.

  • Must be computer literate.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.