Painting Process Technician (Afternoon Shift) - Aerospace Landing gear in Burlington at Volt

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $24.47 - $24.47/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Painting Process Technician for an Afternoon shift to work at our Client's site in Burlington, ON for a 6 months contract, through our Company Volt Workforce Solutions Canada.

Job Description:

  • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
  • Client: in the Aerospace industry
  • Job Title: Painting Process Technician (Afternoon shift)
  • Work Location: Burlington, ON L7L5H7
  • Pay Rate: $24.47/hr (T4)
  • Term: Approximately 2018-11-19 - 2019-05-31
  • Afternoon Shift:
    • Monday to Thursday's between 3pm to 11:30pm EST
    • Friday's between 3pm to 9pm EST 
    • Please note that the training would take place on days for a couple of weeks. 

NOTE: as per Ontario Regulation 833, pre-employment and pre-placement medical examinations as well as ongoing medical monitoring are required for employees working in this position.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the department Supervisor, the Process Technician – Paint will be responsible for preparing parts for the paint process and painting. Tasks include, but are not limited to, masking, preparing and applying primers and paint finishes to landing gear parts.

Essential / Key Responsibilities:
• Masking, unmasking and solvent cleaning of parts
• Follows paint sketches for masking
• Paints parts manually with primer, topcoat, corrosion preventative compounds as required
• Touches-up and repair existing finishes as needed
• Mixes and prepares finishes, checking paint thickness using thickness meter
• Maintains and makes minor repairs to spray paint equipment
• Identifies causes and recommends corrective actions for sags, runs, etc.
• Conducts Tape 250 Adhesion tests
• Changes paint booth filters in accordance with scheduled maintenance
• Applies sealant to bushing flanges and components per applicable sketches
• Maintains shelf life of all consumable products and properly disposes of such products as required
• Maintains traceability documentation for all aircraft components
• Understands and correctly applies engineering paint and finish specifications, engineering drawings, internal procedures and paint technique sheets
• Verifies and matches serial numbers to parts
• Follows all environmental guidelines for handling and disposal of toxic materials
• May be asked to train co-workers in general processing procedures as necessary
• Follows good housekeeping, 5S, and safety practices applicable to the department
• Perform other duties as required

• Masks and unmasks parts as per engineering sketches
• Maintains satisfactory levels of consumable materials and notifies supervisor when new stock is required.
• Assists to maintain paint shop and booth, cleaning up waste as required

Fitting Table:
• Checks paperwork for missing operations and/or stamps. Check part for incomplete operations
• Applies corrosion preventative compounds
• Operates paint stripping equipment, perform brush-alodine operations as certified
• Installs lube fittings, placards, rub strips etc., and primes with appropriate grease as per engineering requirements
• Ensures all parts are properly cleaned
• Performs light assembly work (screws, bolts, nameplates etc.)
• Touches-up sealant and/or paint damage as required
• Maintains inventory of supplies.

• Strip small part finishes using plastic abrasive media, chemical paint strippers, and degreaser, upon request
• Prepare lot pieces for paint; including sealing, masking and hanging parts on racks
• Works to specific tolerances from blueprints and overhaul manuals
• Light assembly; including installation of lube fittings, application of corrosion preventer, etc.
• Liaison with Production Control to verify lot status, monitor and solve problems, etc.
• Visual inspection of lot pieces for quality prior to assembly
• Process parts/lots as per work instructions and may include the following (but not limited to):
o Strip small part finishes using plastic abrasive media in accordance to work statements
o Degrease as required per work instructions
o Prepare lot pieces for paint; including sealing, masking and hanging parts on racks and hooks in accordance to work statements and paint books
o Clean and inspect of hydraulic pipes as required
o Track movement of parts throughout process maintaining traceability documentation for all life-limited components
o Light assembly; including installation of lube fittings, application of corrosion preventer, etc
o Alodine components as required per work instructions
o Inspect components as required
o Liaison with both internal and external customers as required

Experience / Qualifications:
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one (1) year industrial experience, previous painting experience an asset; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Technical aptitude and ability to read drawings/specifications
• One year proven mechanical background and experience
• Aviation experience preferred
• Demonstrated teamwork skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Self-starter with initiative and the ability to work independently.
• Must be able to work shifts as required.

Note: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada is committed to meeting the needs of applicants and employees with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please let us know if you need an accommodation during any part of the application and selection process.

Volt Workforce Solutions Canada is an Equal Opportunity employer.