Paint Technician

Wipaire, Inc. South St Paul , MN 56039

Posted 5 days ago

At Wipaire we have been engineering and manufacturing aircraft floats for the last 60 years and have become an aviation industry leader of diversified aviation services. Our products are used to convert existing airplanes into sea planes. We support passenger service, tourism, and fire-fighting operations all over the world. Wipaire is committed to investing in our people, products, and technology. Our core values are simple, a win-win mindset, technically adept, work/life balance, do the right thing and have fun. If these values speak to you, we want to connect! Join this growing company that is proudly producing products made in the USA. Visit our careers page to learn more about what our employees do and to apply.

Working at Wipaire we will start you with a signing bonus of $2,500, and you will also receive a full benefits package including health, dental, 401(k) plan with employer match and other benefits. In addition, you will get 15 days of PTO, holiday pay, all while working with great people in a family-friendly atmosphere.

Job Duties:

  • Following Wipaire Paint Process procedures, prepares aircraft, aircraft parts, modifications and/or float assemblies.

  • Performs paint process tasks in accordance with Wipaire Paint Process and FAA requirements.

  • Complies with Wipaire Paint Process to meet quality standards and applicable FAA regulations.

  • Follows company procedures and manufacturer's instructions when using tools and equipment, such as dual action sanders, hydraulic lift platforms and paint sprayers.

  • Uses sealants, paint strippers, and corrosion-preventive chemicals.

  • Uses protective equipment and follows safety rules as required in compliance with OSHA regulations, including reading and understanding SDS sheets.

  • Utilizes Wipaire computer system to create parts demand, track orders and sign off on work.

  • Documents hours worked accurately in all required time tracking systems.

Experience and Skills

  • Kneel, bend, squat, reach, and lean several hours throughout the day while performing painting.

  • Lift paint and materials weighing up to 50 pounds.

  • Climb and work on ladders while performing painting on aircraft.

  • Must have all required tools designated on the Wipaire minimum required tool list within 90 days of starting employment.

  • Comply with drug testing requirements in compliance with federal regulations.

  • Pass annual physical, including respirator fit test, in order to use safety equipment.

Wipaire is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Women, minorities, the disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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