Aircraft Primer

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Job description

Airport Staff are seeking to recruit Aircraft Primers for our client in Shannon. An excellent opportunity for those with previous experience in construction, automotive/equipment spray painting, panel beating or mechanics.

Job Overview:

This role prepares and paints commercial aircraft up to primer paint, while adhering to customer requirements. The job requires proficiency in English.


  • Assist team leaders with aircraft preparation and painting.
  • Perform assigned maintenance tasks to maintain airworthiness of the aircraft and its components.
  • Complete tasks such as docking, damage inspection, water washing, masking, paint stripping and application, defect rectification, and polishing.
  • Support final completion checks, customer inspections, and aircraft departures.
  • Comply with company policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Report problems to your manager in a timely manner.
  • Maintain clean and serviceable tools and equipment.
  • Complete all applicable documentation for each task.
  • Maintain accurate time records.
  • Build good relationships with colleagues and customers.
  • Maintain clean and tidy work areas.
  • Follow the company’s health and safety policy.
  • Improve work processes and optimise efficiency, quality, and ground time.
  • Perform any other reasonable tasks assigned by the company.


  • Previous experience in construction, spray painting large equipment, commercial vehicles, or panel beating.
  • Experience in a labour-intensive industry preferred.
  • Flexible working hours.

Salary is based on experience – up to €31,000 inclusive of shift
Career progression – rate will increase with progress in role. Progression to Spray Painter also possible.

Free car parking


Pension (7%)

Travel opportunities

Career progression

Health insurance

Overtime: Time + half

20 days annual leave (with opportunity to bank up to 78 hours)

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