Aircraft Painter

Morson Talent
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
£40,000 - £50,000
17 days ago

Morson Talent are currently looking for Aircraft Painters to join Marshalls in Cambridge. Please see the details below:

Job Title: Aircraft Painter

Location:  Cambridge

Business Unit:  Marshall Aerospace

Department:  Operations

Reports to (Job Title): Paint Supervisor

Job family, track and Level: Operations, Specialist, Level 2

Purpose of the position

To carry out surface finishing, painting and restoration on military aircraft and associated components.


  • Accountable for the safe, compliant and timely completion of task.
  • Carry out surface preparation and finishing on aircraft and components as instructed.
  • Maintain all equipment and paint preparation areas to the required standard.
  • Comply with all health, safety, environmental and airworthiness regulations.
  • Work in accordance with company procedures to ensure compliance with requirements associated with the role, e.g. tool control, risk assessments, daily checks, document control.
  • Complete coating removal tasks to support inspection of aircraft and aircraft components
  • Complete surface refinishing tasks to support recovery of aircraft and aircraft components
  • Accurately record data as instructed by tasks or associated manual
  • Complete checks as required by the business process e.g. PPE, area, tool checks etc.
  • Complete relevant training or meetings as specified by the management team.
  • Proactive attitude to operating safely.
  • Offer ideas and opportunities to improve the business.
  • Effective communicator and team player.
  • To carry out surface finishing, painting and restoration on military aircraft and associated components

Technical Competencies:

  • A high level of knowledge regarding surface preparation and finishing techniques, ideally aviation paint coating systems.
  • Experience of working on aircraft, including technical data sets, aviation software and aircraft manuals.
  • A good level of knowledge regarding quality assurance.
  • IT literate.
  • Certificate of training from a recognised paint manufacturer, major distributor, airline or a City & Guild. Essential.
  • Aeronautical Engineering apprenticeship. Highly desirable.
  • Proof of any previously held inspection training. Highly desirable.
  • Certificates for previous MEWP’s, EWIS, FOD, EASA etc. training. Highly desirable.


  • Experience of carrying out paint associated tasks within an aerospace organisation. Essential
  • Experience of carrying out maintenance activities on C130.  Highly desirable


Must be medically capable of working in confined spaces and use of the appropriate PPE.

Must be able to provide a complete employment and residence history for past 5 years.

Must be able to pass security checks and obtain an Airside Security Pass.


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