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Interior Paint Specialist / Upholsterer

Company: StandardAero
Location: Springfield
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Interior Paint Specialist / Upholsterer is responsible for using sound judgment and technical aptitude to make decisions regarding upholstery and trim completions. Customer satisfaction hinges upon sound decisions and expedient action on the part of the Upholsterer. As customers are on site at the facilities, professional appearance and communication skills are required in order to create a positive and lasting professional relationship.PRINCIPLE DUTIES:- Mixes, blends and thins paint products, per the manufacturers' maintenance manual specifications.- Prepares the aircraft interior surfaces in preparations of painting the components.- Interprets specifications, color sketches, and instructions and plans sequences, and times the paint operation. This includes mixing ratios, surface preparation, papering and masking, drying time, number of coats, etc.)- Maintains painting supplies and equipment, including spray guns, air hoses, pumps, paper, and tape.- Cuts, sews, cements, and trims upholstery fabrics for drapery, divans, chairs, headliners, side panels, containers, and engine and propeller covers.- Performs basic stripping operations of fabric from aircraft surfaces to prepare for remodeling and recovering.- Cuts preform foam rubber, and covers it with sheeting or fabric covers.- Cuts and installs carpeting by use of patterns.- May sew routine seams and perform simple assemblies, and, under direction, perform more complex sewing operations.- Documents all work accomplished (a.k.a. sign-off) in a clear, concise, and accurate manner.- Works fair share of overtime and travels to customer locations or other facilities as required.- Responsible for knowing, understanding, following, promoting, and continuously improving company policies and procedures.- Observes all safety, environmental, and general housekeeping rules and policies.- May perform other duties as required by the department.Position Requirements- High School diploma or equivalent.- Must have proven technical aptitude.- Proven experience using a variety of hand and power tools.- Must be able to read and comprehend written instructions, and speak and write clearly to communicate and document work performed.- Must be authorized to work in the U.S.Physical Requirements- Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds walk, bend, stretch, and climb ladders.- Must be able to work in strained or fatiguing positions for long periods of time.- Must be able to see to perform cutting, sewing, and trim work.- Must be able to manipulate equipment of all sizes, hand and power tools, computer keyboards, and telephones.- Must have excellent hand-to-eye coordination.- Must be able to work outside in extreme temperatures and inclement weather.

Keywords: StandardAero, Springfield , Interior Paint Specialist / Upholsterer, Other , Springfield, Illinois

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