Aircraft Painter Resume Samples

An Aircraft Painter takes charge of applying primers and paints on the aircraft body and also checks the damaged or corroded area. Common work activities listed on the Aircraft Painter Resume include – repairing body of the aircraft in case of corrosion or rust; preparing the aircraft by washing or power washing, preparing paint and supplies needed for the job, setting up and tearing down ladders, applying paint using sprayers and brushes, inspecting paint job done by junior painters, ordering and purchasing necessary supplies, and performing other maintenance tasks.

The strongest resume should exhibit skills and qualifications such as – ability to withstand extreme air pressure and temperature, high level of resilience, knowledge of paint processing work, engineering expertise, knowledgeable about all types of materials such as acrylic lacquer and enamel; and artistic abilities. Employers pick applicants that display a high school diploma and aircraft painting training.

Aircraft Painter Resume example

Aircraft Painter Resume

Headline : To gain employment where can build on skills and excel in the aircraft industry.

Skills : Gravity feed, Cup guns and Pressure pots.

Description :

    1. Receive a variety of aircraft and relate parts and examine accompanying work orders to determine work procedures.
    2. Prepare surfaces by scraping, wire brushing, masking, and sanding surfaces.
    3. Clean, degrease, chemically strip, depaint and remove oils and wax buildup to ensure proper adhesion.
    4. Set up and operate a variety of particle/media blasting, water, air, and portable blasting to remove paint and corrosion from a variety of materials.
    5. Prepare sanding bays, chambers, portable units to contain hazards.
    6. Mix, thin, match and blend coating materials following specific written directives.
    7. Apply coating material such as primer, paint, and corrosion protectants using standard application techniques and ensure that the coating finish meets surface protection requirements 
    8. Use and maintain tools and equipment to guarantee efficiency utilize safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations, and maintain a safe and clean work environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Aircraft Painter Resume

Summary : Responsible aircraft painter proficient in all aspects of detail and paint of corporate aircraft. Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence. Eighteen years' experience in corporate aircraft and served as a Shift Lead for five years at Mid coast Aviation.

Skills : Awarded for critical task performance and excellence in team work.

Description :

    1. Dispose of hazardous waste in an appropriate manner.
    2. Select paint according to company requirements, and match colors of paint following specified color charts.
    3. Mix paints to match color specifications or vehicles' original colors, then stir and thin the paints, using spatulas or power mixing equipment.
    4. Remove grease, dirt, paint, or rust from vehicle surfaces in preparation for paint application, using abrasives, solvents, brushes, blowtorches, washing tanks and sandblasters.
    5. Pour paint into spray guns and adjust nozzles and paint mixes for proper paint flow and coating thickness.
    6. Monitor painting operations to identify flaws, such as blisters or streaks, and correct their causes.
    7. Disassemble, clean and reassemble sprayers and power equipment, using solvents, wire brushes, and cloths for cleaning duties.
    8. Sand vehicle surfaces between coats of paint or primer to remove flaws and enhance adhesion for subsequent coats.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Paint


Lead Aircraft Painter Resume

Objective : To secure a position that will utilize skills and experience to maximum potential, with the opportunity for advancement based on performance and character.

Skills : Sanding, Welding, Auto Body, Painting.

Description :

    1. Prepare the surface for the application of coatings, using various types of sprayers and brushes to apply primary and finish coatings on a variety of aircraft.
    2. Repair composite damages in accordance with the applicable technical order.
    3. Determining the proper method for applying materials to achieve the desired finish to surfaces.
    4. Inspect, refinish, repair and apply coatings on the various aircraft.
    5. Inspecting structures and components and determining operational status, as well as assessing damage to aircraft structural components according to specifications and technical publications.
    6. Interprets inspection findings, and determines corrective action adequately.
    7. Preformed duties that require the ability to read and comprehend simple operating procedures, calculate dimensional information, and follow oral instructions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Aircraft Painter Resume

Headline : Responsible for painting the interior and exterior surfaces of a wide variety of aircraft components. Examines parts to be painted and instructs lower-graded contract personnel in the process of cleaning and masking of parts prior to painting. 

Skills : Microsoft Office 2010'-2016', Apple IWorks.

Description :

    1. Inspect and monitor confined space areas to ensure air quality and safety for team members.
    2. Assist NDI (Non-Destructive Inspection) department on inspection area prep.
    3. Clean, degrease, and remove all oil and wax buildup.
    4. Removes scale, dirt and old paint from surfaces so that coating materials will adhere properly.
    5. Coats the surfaces of aircraft with paint, lacqure, epoxy, resin or other material, using brushes, rollers, spray guns and other devices, removes old paint from aircraft, using liquid paint remover and scraper.
    6. Mix, thin, blend, match, tint, and tone coating materials following specific oral and written directives and specifications.
    7. Paint insignia, letters or numerals on aircraft surface, using stencils.
    8. Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Public Relation

Senior Aircraft Painter Resume

Summary : Performed spray, wipe, or brush applications to aircraft parts, assemblies and interior or exterior surfaces of completed aircraft, exercising a complete knowledge of surface preparations, material application procedures and techniques.

Skills : Calipers, Tape measures.

Description :

    1. Have painted components for aircraft pylons, sponsors, ailerons and stabilizers.
    2. Sand, stencil, and apply decals and markings.
    3. Successfully completed the upward mobility program with 200 classroom hours.
    4. Standard surface preparation techniques and common tools and equipment, in the process of painting aircraft and components free from runs and drips.
    5. Successfully completed the painter upward Mobility program with 200 classroom hours.
    6. Used the appropriate safety apparel, which includes safety shoes, goggles, gloves, earplugs, and etc.
    7. Applied pre-mixed and blended paint or coating to interior and exterior of assembled aircraft or parts.
    8. Prepared surfaces for painting and protect painted surfaces from erosion.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Aircraft Painter/Technician Resume

Summary : Motivated, hard-working and accomplished professional with a solid background in regulatory/safety compliance, team leadership and hands-on military operations. Recognized for compliance with safety regulations, OSHA standards and company policies and procedures.

Skills : Automotive refinish, Automotive body work, Estimates, Automotive customs, Motorcycle repair and Custom refinish.

Description :

    1. Prepared all aircraft for painting by washing exterior and stripping existing paint as needed.
    2. Administered mixing and application paint according to established specifications.
    3. Operated various painting equipment, including spray guns, abrasives and solvents.
    4. Selected paint according to specifications; missed colors by following guidelines on color charts.
    5. Properly disposed of all hazardous waste to maintain compliance with safety standards.
    6. Applied Logo designs to domestic and international aircraft.
    7. Monitors and adjusts air pressure in paint booth, controls heat settings and drying times in drying booth to achieve proper surface adhesion of coatings.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS In Management

Aircraft Painter/Specialist Resume

Objective : Sound knowledge of paint processes and products. Profound knowledge of safety regulations. Familiarity with equipment, and materials in the aircraft painting process.

Skills : Top Load Operator, Forklift Driver, Sand Blaster, Painter.

Description :

    1. Masking of detail composite parts for etching and painting according to blueprints and verbal instructions.
    2. Perform painting using HVLP and conventional paint gun system.
    3. Clean and perform routine maintenance of paint shop equipment.
    4. Handling and managing fragile composite materials.
    5. Knowledge of material to include resins, paste adhesive and materials.
    6. Treated corroded surfaces to include flaps, aileron, nose, landing gear doors and cowling and acid etch and alodine on B-747 aircraft.
    7. Applied primer and top coatings and markings within schedules.
    8. Operate complex hand tools and paint application machinery.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
General Studies

Aircraft Painter Resume

Objective : Paint various kinds of aircraft electrical motor component sub assemblies using a small spray paint booth in air conditioned room. Responsible for the preparation and application of coatings on component parts.

Skills : Commercial Residential Painting.

Description :

    1. Stripped old paint from the aircraft body using prescribed paint remover solutions and hand scraping tools.
    2. Sanded and smoothed sheet metal surfaced with prescribed sanding tools.
    3. Roughened aluminum surfaces to create paint adhesion properties for the surface to be painted.
    4. Coated the metal surface with prescribed epoxy, lacquer, resin or other material before applying the final color coat.
    5. Blended paint pigments in accordance with the aircraft specified color.
    6. Performed appropriate masking and stenciling to paint aircraft numbers, letters and squadron logo.
    7. Observed work shift schedules for optimum productivity.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business

Lead Aircraft Painter Resume

Objective : Responsible for applying primer, basecoat, and clear coat to aircraft exterior surfaces. Application method can include cup gun, pressure pot or pressure fed by a Graco P-Mix machine. Regulates paint sprayer width and pressure according to manufacturer’s technical process instructions. Mixes coating systems, using catalyst, accelerants and reducing solvents. 

Skills : Apple and Microsoft Software.

Description :

    1. Duties included all aspects of prepping aircrafts to be painted.
    2. Tasks consisted of sanding metal and composites.
    3. Careful application of pinhole filler administered.
    4. Precise spraying of feather fill, primer, as well as final coating.
    5. Capable of reading blue prints accurately to determine location of stencils on aircrafts and apply them.
    6. Kept detailed records of solvents, chemicals and paints used daily.
    7. Experienced in man lift and scissors lift operation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Aircraft Painter Resume

Headline : Maintains and cleans paint booth, part holding fixtures, and paint application equipment. Strictly adheres to personal protective equipment requirements. Follows MSDS, technical data sheets and hazardous waste disposal procedures. Uses written planning documents and Process Specifications to ensure accurate paint application and exterior paint design.

Skills : Experience Using Calipers, Tape Measures.

Description :

    1. Prepares aircraft surfaces for painting by cleaning, scraping, sanding and then treating the metal with alumiprep and alodine.
    2. Applies aerodynamic sealer, and masks the aircraft using tapes and paper products (to protect windows, seals, struts, cables, etc.) in preparation for the paint process.
    3. Mixes, blends and thins paint products, per the manufacturers maintenance manual specifications.
    4. Applies paint to the aircraft interior and exterior surfaces. (Paints include: urethanes, acrylic urethanes, enamels, lacquers and epoxy paints.)
    5. Interprets specifications, color sketches, and instructions and plans sequences, and times the paint operation. This includes mixing ratios, surface preparation, papering and masking, drying time, number of coats, etc.)
    6. Maintains painting supplies and equipment, including spray guns, air hoses, pumps, paper, and tape.
    7. Documents all work accomplished (a.k.a. sign-off) in a clear, concise and accurate manner.
    8. Responsible for knowing, understanding, following, promoting and continuously improving company policies and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA