Paint Technician - MLI

Moline, IL
Paint Shop
Depends on Experience 
Full Time

Elliott Aviation, a leader in aircraft solutions, has an exciting opportunity for an Aircraft Painter at their location in Moline, IL.  Since 1936, Elliott Aviation has been a world-class provider of comprehensive and customer-focused solutions for business aviation.  Our vision, building partnerships that last, applies to our employees as well as our customers.  As an Aircraft Painter, you will be part of a team working to provide out standing products and services to our customers.

This hands-on position is responsible for assisting in all phases of aircraft painting while maintaining compliance with all safety, company, federal, state and local requlations.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Work as a team member to turn out a quality, squawk free aircraft on schedule.
  • Masking aircraft for stripper application.
  • Applying, agitating and washing stripper off of aircraft.
  • Hand cleaning and sanding in preparation for etch and alodine.
  • Applying etch and alodine to aircraft and rinsing.
  • Removing and reapplying seam seal as required.
  • Masking and preparing aircraft for primer application.
  • Sanding primer for topcoat application.
  • Preparing aircraft for topcoat application.
  • Masking, preparing and painting stripes as needed.
  • De-masking aircraft.
  • Polishing and detailing exterior paint.
  • Ability to paint/prime overalls
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Assist with training of Jr Technicians

Job  Requirements:

·         Effective time management

·         Ability to work as a team member to accomplish production goals

·         Quality oriented

·         Strong attention to detail

·         Ability to learn new skills quickly

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 5-10 years experience in aircraft painting, automotive or industrial painting required