Paint Specialist - 3rd Shift in Franklin, WI at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 2/21/2018

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Job Description


Under general supervision, performs advanced level of work in prepping, painting, finishing, and maintaining of a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces and structures in the aerospace industry. Prepares surface for painting and finishing; applies undercoats and finish coats using the full range of application methods and materials; advises in the selection and storage of painting materials. May direct the work of other classified staff in the area and perform related work as required.


Advanced interpretation of blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.

Measures, marks, and scribes dimension and reference points on material or work piece as guides for finishing.

Prepares, primes, sands, seals, and paints a variety of surfaces and structures utilizing all types of or paint and finishes.

Calculates mix ratios in order to mix sealant, filler materials and paint.

Monitors finishing operations to detect any malfunctions and adjusts system controls or control media as required.

Ability to identify opportunities to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product

Verifies conformance of finished work pieces to specifications.

Applies primer, top coat paint, and any spray-applied coating to detailed parts, sub-assemblies and major assemblies of aircraft interiors to customer or company specification and industry quality standards.

Performs moderately complex to complex filling operations related to the cosmetic appearance of the work piece being worked.

Ability to perform difficult masking operations.

Maintains all finishing equipment to ensure functionality and performance.

Ability to create standard work and/or operating procedures for different processes.

Seeks methods to cross train to develop technical skills and business knowledge.

Makes sure that workstation is clean, organized and free of hazardous materials

Adheres to all factory safety procedures and guidelines

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary


High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum five (5) years of touch up/color matching experience.

Automotive/Aircraft refinishing experience a plus.

Satisfy Personnel Proficiency Requirements after the required time period

Must have a working comprehension of the English language complimented with workplace levels of grammar, composition, oral and written communication skills

Ability to use inspections tools as required


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Protective clothing and respiratory equipment may be required and may include steel-toe shoes, hearing protection, and eye protection

Intermittent travel may be required to support production and Carlisle IT business objectives

Writing skills required to complete documents and forms

Reliable and flexible to work additional hours on short notice to complete orders and/or special projects to meet customer demands.

Ability to adapt to schedule changes with a positive attitude. Ability and willingness to work overtime when requested are required. Some positions require 10 or 12 hour schedules as an essential duty.

Other conditions include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, crouching or stooping.

Physical demands -- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to perform occasional to continuous repetitive motion while walking, standing, sitting, distinguishing colors, lifting and carrying objects up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.

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