Aircraft Painters


Maintenance and Engineering

Full Time



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Company Overview
Headquartered in Shannon Ireland and employing over 1,100 employees in Europe, USA and Asia, my client is the world’s largest and best-known aircraft painting company. IAC continues to expand and in 2023 will open its new aircraft painting facility in Teruel Spain.

My client’s portfolio of 18 aircraft hangars is strategically located at seven airports and two customer sites in the United States and Europe, providing essential services to customers in the global aviation industry. Our sites offer a diverse set of skills depending upon the job required, whether a single aircraft from a small regional airline to fleet rebrands for major carriers or VIP finishes for customers owning or managing business jets. The comapny designs and supplies specialist high quality graphics for aircraft exteriors and interiors including professional paint mask, custom vinyl livery kits, mandatory maintenance markings, unique decals, placards, and stencils. Supplying OEMs, International Airlines, MROs, DOAs, Aviation leasing companies and Private operators worldwide.

My client offers specialist aviation services and has the international reputation and expertise to provide cabin interior enhancement, repair, and overhaul, carrying full certification to modify all interior walls and panels for Airbus, Boeing, and Embraer aircraft. We work closely with International Airlines, MROs, and Aviation leasing companies worldwide.

Our employees are the bedrock to our continued success. We take great pride in providing the coaching and support, to enable our team members, grow and progress within the organisation. At the comapny, we have an establish career development and progression framework, which has enabled a significant number of our employees, rise through the organisation, into key roles at all levels. We stand ready to support our employees on their journey to achieving their potential and ambition. All our trainees go through a structured training program comprised of both classroom and on the job training, as well as training with our paint manufacturer partners.

Position Overview
This role is responsible for the preparation and painting of commercial aircraft and the application of customer liveries and tech markings. As an Aircraft Spray Painter, using the best techniques and equipment, you will rep and paint our customers aircraft. You will ensure the work meets customer specifications and is compliant with the company and regulatory requirements. You will contribute ideas to improve our processes, optimise efficiency, quality and on time delivery

* Preparation and painting of aircraft, in line with customer requirements.
* Docking of aircraft.
* Aircraft damage inspection.
* Paint inspection after input.
* Washing aircraft.
* Masking of surfaces.
* Removal of existing paint schemes (Stripping, Sanding, Solvent Cleaning, Sealant removal/application).
* Defect rectification.
* Paint application.
* Polishing.
* Livery Application.
* Tech markings Application.
* Movement of flight controls.
* Final completion checks and customer inspections.
* Aircraft departure.
* Compliance with policies and procedures as outlined by the company and the appropriate regulatory body.
* Ensure all tools, test equipment and aircraft maintenance equipment are maintained in a clean and serviceable condition and where appropriate are returned to the tool stores after use.
* Ensure all allocated documentation applicable to aircraft on layover and its associated equipment is completed as soon as the appropriate tasks have been completed within the scope of authorisation issued.
* Maintain accurate and complete time records as applicable to allocated tasks.
* Promote good relations with other personnel and the customer in order to enhance productivity and the image of the company.
* Ensure all work and rest areas are maintained in a clean and tidy condition.
* Strict adherence to the company health and safety policy.
* Contribute ideas to work processes in order to improve/optimise efficiency, quality and ground time.
* Any other reasonable tasks or duties allocated to you by the company from time to time.

Requirements & Skills
* Minimum 2 years’ vehicle Spray Painting experience e.g. aircraft, trains, buses, cars.
* Ideally has experience in aviation and spray painting.
* Knowledge of specialty paints would be advantageous.
* Knowledge of safety and quality regulations/requirements.
* Good communication, interpersonal and team skills.
* Flexible, good time management skills can work on own initiative with minimal supervision.


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