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Location: Fareham, HANTS, United Kingdom
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Mar 1, 2024
Job ID: 46690

Job Description
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Purpose of the role: The Painter is accountable for  producing  a high quality paint finish to a variety of aerospace components and assemblies which meet the required aerospace standards. The role works within structured routines using reference materials

Specific Responsibilities:

·     Responsible for following written instructions and procedures, and interpreting specifications to achieve the correct standards (including all preparation and finishing)

·       Application of chromate conversion coatings, paint-stripping, refurbishment and remedial work including hand masking

·       Operate low bake curing oven

·       Active involvement in improvement initiatives

·       Ensuring production output is achieved with minimal supervision

·       Ensuring supervision is aware of any quality problems or equipment failure

·       Participate and contribute to daily start up meetings with local team and Supervision

Prep work

·       Ensure the spraying equipment is correctly prepared for the finishing operations

·       Mask to drawing requirements to ensure that correct finish is achieved

·       Ensure correct and effective application of pre-treatments and cleaning processes

·       Ensure rubbing down and surface preparation on refurbishment and remedial work

·       Ensure all paint materials are mixed correctly for color and consistency and recorded for paint traceability in accordance with work instruction sheets

·       Preparation for materials ready for paint



·       Responsible for inspecting and certifying that the quality of work is to the required specification and workmanship standards.

·       Carrying out viscosity checks

·       Be able to perform paint thickness and adhesion checks and record information in accordance with required Standards.

·       Quality check all finished jobs



·       Provide and maintain a safe working environment:

o   Adhere to procedures or systems in place for risk assessment, COSHH, personal protective equipment and other relevant safety regulations and procedures to ensure a safe system of working

o   Correct use of PPE including Air fed breathing apparatus.


House keeping

·       Clean and maintain all spray equipment, spray booths and associated equipment.

·       Return all tools and equipment to the correct location on completion of the activities

·       Leave the work area and components in a safe and appropriate condition, free from foreign objects / debris on completion of the activities

·       E Ensuring the standard of housekeeping in the paint shop is maintained to a high level.

Key Skills, Experience and Competencies required:

·       Must be familiar with manual preparation and application of coatings to aerospace standards including pre-treatment, primer, undercoat and finish coats.

·       Must be able to using various two-pack and air drying paint systems including: High and Low solids epoxy, polyurethane, water-based, acrylic and etch primers.

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