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Aircraft Technician B Paint (Contract)

Company: Airbus Helicopter
Location: Columbus
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing, and delivering aerospace products, services, and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer, and more prosperous world. A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader. Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe, and the Americas, and has achieved a more than six-fold order book increase since 2000. AIRBUS requires that all new employees and temporary workers of Airbus be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Airbus allows candidates who are not fully vaccinated at the time of hire a reasonable amount of time to obtain vaccinated status. This position requires vaccination against COVID-19 or, if applicable, an approved accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Position Summary: Assist in various paint projects including: preparation of surface and application of paints, paint projection systems, striping, and assembly of VIP design books, vinyl applications as well as day-to-day operations and organization. Primary Responsibilities: 1. Assist in preparation: 20% Prep aircraft, aircraft parts and components for paint Operate the various sanding booths Assist in stripping parts, priming parts and preparing surfaces for the application of finishes Taping, masking, striping and the order in which colors and finishes are applied Learn to clean guns, pots and other tools 2. Prime and paint : 20% Apply finishes to aircraft and components Mix paints and primers Understand the impact of temperature and humidity on finishes Operate the various paint and curing booths Assist with hanging of parts, movement of aircraft and transport of aircraft components 3. Touch up and paint aircraft and components: 20% Buffing surfaces and touch up operations Brush skills and the application of paint to fine detail components Detail and prepare aircraft for delivery 4. Support functions: 40% Assist the paint department with consumables management Assist the paint department with PPE management Operate paint projection system to aid in striping Prepare VIP design books to be delivered to customer All other duties assigned by the Manager, Paint Operations Additional Responsibilities: Other duties as assigned. Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: Education Required: HS diploma or equivalent. Some trade school desirable. An A & P license is desirable. Experience Required: Minimum of two (2) years related experience; some experience may be substituted for education normally acquired in the attainment of an A & P license or a degree directly related to paint. Licensure/Certifications: Preferred: A&P Must communicate verbally and in writing in English as well as work with non-English speakers. Knowledge of Spanish is a plus. Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities: Technical Systems Proficiency: Microsoft Outlook Travel Required: 10% Domestic and International Citizenship: Authorized to Work in the US Decision Making, Complexity: All decision are made under direct supervisor of paint staff Organizational information: Reports to Manager, Paint Operations Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success: Works on and around commercial aircraft whose finishes are among the most important element in a successful delivery Nature of Contacts: Moderate Communication on a regular basis with internal parties only Physical Requirements: Onsite: 90% Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents, reports and engineering drawings. Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on production floor including safety warnings or alarms. Speaking: able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communications. Equipment Operation (personal computer, telephone, copies, fax machine, and related office equipment and using electronic identification card to enter building floors and internal doors): able to operate most office and personal electronic equipment and some tools including production tools such as hydraulic lifts. Carrying: able to carry documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs. Lifting: able to lift documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs. Pushing / Pulling: able to push and pull small office furniture and some equipment and tools. Sitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computer. Squatting / Kneeling: able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelving. Standing: able to stand for discussions in offices or on production floor. Travel: able to travel independently and at short notice. Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces. Personal Protective Equipment required: Required PPE includes, but is not limited to, Safety Shoes, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Respirators/Masks, and/or Protective Gloves as required by site and/or customer site Equal Opportunity: 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. As a matter of policy, Airbus Helicopters, Inc. does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered. Airbus Helicopters, Inc. does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus is at will, meaning either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. NOTE: Airbus Helicopters, Inc. reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed. Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and placed on assignment to Airbus in America

Keywords: Airbus Helicopter, Oxford , Aircraft Technician B Paint (Contract), Professions , Columbus, Mississippi

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