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Aircraft Painter at System Studies & Simulation, Inc. in Groton, Connecticut

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

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S3, Inc. is a woman owned small business founded in 1991, headquartered in Huntsville, AL, that provides technical, programmatic, and logistics services to US Department of Defense, other US Government Agencies, and Partner Nation militaries, co-located with Government requirements. S3 has a wholly owned subsidiary, KBFS, that provides aviation pilot training, heavy lift, aircraft maintenance, and related aircraft services to Government and commercial requirements IAW multiple FAA certifications.

S3 Inc. is seeking an Aircraft Painter to support projects in Groton, CT.

Position Description: The Aircraft Painter performs assigned duties in support of the contract mission to provide on-condition maintenance for military aircraft, of which aircraft and aircraft component painting is one part of the mission. Reporting to the Paint Team Lead, the Aircraft Painter's performance will be evaluated in accordance with regulatory and aircraft specific technical publication work performance standards. Performs painting operations and coats surfaces of aircraft, components, and support equipment with paint, epoxy, resin or other material, using brushes, rollers, spray guns and other devices. Removes old paint from aircraft, using liquid paint remover and scraper or media blast equipment, prepares surfaces using sandpaper and steel wool, and roughens aluminum surfaces with acid solution and steel wool to ensure that paint adheres to surface. Masks and covers portions of surfaces not to be painted, and paints insignia, letters or numerals on aircraft surface, using stencils. Performs corrosion prevention, treatment, repair and protection in accordance with applicable technical publications. May read and interpret manufacturers' maintenance manuals, painting equipment service manuals, technical data, and other specifications to perform their job and uses hand tools, power tools, sanders, paint spraying equipment, media blast equipment, and respirators.

Must be able to sit, stand, squat, walk, and talk for extended periods during shift. Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hand-to-finger movements, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with arms and hands, and, occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Experience/Skills Required : Must have two or more years of experience with the following: coating surfaces with paint, lacquer, epoxy, resin or other material, using brushes, rollers, spray guns and other devices; removing old paint from surfaces to insure that paint adheres to surface, masks and covers portions of surfaces not to be painted; and, reading and interpreting manufacturer's and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications.

Education Required: A High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Security Clearance Required: None.

Certifications/Licenses: None.

Other: N/A

Systems Studies and Simulation, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation. If you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the S 3 Inc. Careers Page as a result of your disability, you can request reasonable accommodations by calling (256) 539-1700 Ext 1127 or by sending an email to: . Thank you for your interest in S 3 Inc.