Aircraft Spray Painter

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Job description

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

Overview: This position involves painting commercial aircraft with customer liveries and tech markings.


  • Working knowledge of English
  • Previous experience in spray painting large equipment, commercial vehicles, panel beating, motor mechanics


  • Assist Production Managers/Team Leaders with aircraft preparation and painting according to customer requirements
  • Maintain aircraft and components in serviceable and airworthy condition by performing maintenance tasks, including but not limited to:
    • Docking of aircraft
    • Aircraft damage inspection
    • Paint inspection after input
    • Water washing aircraft
    • Masking of surfaces
    • Removal of existing paint schemes
    • Defect rectification
    • Paint application
    • Polishing
    • Livery and tech markings application
    • Movement of flight controls
    • Final completion check
    • Customer inspection
    • Aircraft departure

  • Comply with company and regulatory policies and procedures
  • Report problems to Manager/Team Leader promptly
  • Keep tools and equipment clean and serviceable
  • Complete documentation for aircraft and equipment tasks
  • Maintain accurate time records
  • Promote good relations with personnel and customers
  • Maintain clean and tidy work and rest areas
  • Adhere strictly to company health and safety policy
  • Contribute ideas for process improvement and efficiency optimization
  • Perform other duties assigned by the company.

Salary is based on experience – up to €36,000 inclusive of shift
Career progression – rate will increase with progress in role.

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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