Zenetex LLC

  • Aircraft Painter- San Diego

    Posted Date 4 months ago(4 months ago)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    US-CA-North Island
    Touch Labor
  • Overview

    ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations.We are reviewing resumes for Aircraft Painters to support current and future vacancies. This position may remain posted even when there are no active vacancies. 


    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assigns work orally or through work orders which includes deciding on the best way to put on protective coatings and ensuring that surface coatings meet level and thickness requirements
    • Prepare surfaces by any of the accepted methods and techniques, and ensure that they meet smoothness, level, and shape requirements
    • Tint, tone, match, and blend coating materials, add various agents and combine coating mixtures to get the proper color, texture, consistency, and drying state
    • Apply coating materials by any of the accepted methods and devices
    • Work with little or no supervision
    • Physical Effort:
      • Must be able stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions and in cramped and hard-to-reach places.
      • Ability to frequently lift, carry, and set up materials and equipment that weigh up to 10 pounds
      • Occasionally handle materials and equipment that weigh over 40 pounds
    • Working Conditions:
      • Work is done side and outside, and dirt, spray, and fumes are usually present
      • Must able to prepare and coat surfaces outside in bad weather
      • Must wear protective equipment and clothing that are sometimes heavy and uncomfortable
      • Exposure to the possibility of cuts, bruises, and broken bones

    Education and Experience Requirements


    • Aircraft painting experience is preferred
    • Completion of Military Paint and Finish School is preferred
    • Surface preparation and coating methods and techniques including those used for getting special effects
    • Application of materials so that surfaces meet match, texture, decorative, thickness, and level requirements
    • Skilled in matching, tinting, toning, and blending coating materials and combining agents
    • Ability to read and apply directions that relate to the mixture, use, and application of various kinds of coating materials, solvents, and pre-coating agents, for example, paint, varnish, epoxy, teflon, paint remover, alkali and phosphate compounds, pickling mixtures, and anti-growth agents
    • Skilled in the use of tools and equipment
      • brushes
      • rollers
      • spray guns
      • trowels
      • screeds
      • straight edges
      • viscosity testers
      • graining devices
      • wet and other thickness gauges


    Security Clearance

    •  This position will require U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance; active clearance is highly desired 

    ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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