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Tech Paint/Surface Processing A

Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US, 74012

Company: FlightSafety International

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

Processes and applies paints, inks, decals, silk screening operations, and surface finishes to component surfaces per design and manufacturers requirements to produce final surface coatings and finishes to manufactured simulator products.

Tasks and Responsibilities

- Cleans and prepares surface for painting, screening and/or filling- Select and mix coatings to produce desired color and consistency- Paints original items such as dials for custom-built instruments.- Brushes or sprays paint to cover scratches, chips, or repairs in painted finish of items manufactured.- Examines printed object for defects and corrects defects when needed- Performs silk-screening operations for required items using inspection glasses for extreme detail and precision. - Studies illustrations, drawings and photographs to plan artwork requirements and layout.- Determines size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, selects style and size of type, and arranges layout based upon available space and design constraints.- Design artwork layout for produces using AUTOCAD.- Keys artwork log information into computer equipment.- Maintains all associated equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

You should have basic knowledge of automotive body repairs and painting procedures.  Experience in custom vehicle painting / automotive painting / RV painting and Fiberglass / Metal / Body Work and finishing is required.  Ability to prep, refinish, and color match. 

AUTOCAD, basic PC skills, experience with adobe illustrator, adobe acrobat and Photoshop, Print RIP software and vinyl plotter design software.  Technician who will be responsible for the structural and cosmetic repair of acrylic and coating to simulator domes.  This person will perform base coat paint cosmetic repairs, perform structural repairs using body filler to manually re-establish the spherical surface, edge bonding of panels mixing of proprietary paint performing custom coating application to company standards for acrylic operations (very similar to fiberglass operations).

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The employee regularly is required to use hands to finger, handle, or grasp and reach with hands and arms. The employee regularly is required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision excellent color vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Minimum Education

High School diploma or equivalent (GED)

Minimum Experience

+ two years related experience

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma