Aircraft Paint Preparation Technician - Peterborough Location

Flying Colours Corp - FCCN

Peterborough, ON

Peterborough, ON, CA
Peterborough, ON
28 days ago

Flying Colours Corp is a global leader in all aspects of aircraft completions and maintenance. With facilities in Canada, USA, and Singapore our continued growth and success is driven by our talented workforce that embody our core values: integrity, innovation and flexibility.

Due to continued growth in our businesses, we have a requirement for an Aircraft Paint Preparation Technician to join our Team at our Peterborough, Ontario location.

General Accountability

To safely, and efficiently prepare aircraft for interior & exterior paint and coating application in accordance with customer & project specifications, OEM procedures, and industry regulations.

Specific Accountabilities

Primary duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Properly care for and maintain shop equipment and tools.
  • Measure, weigh, or mix cleaning solutions, using measuring tanks and Zahn cups.
  • Follow standard operating procedures when using tools and equipment such as dual action pneumatic sanders and hydraulic lift platforms, ladders, work platforms and fall protection equipment.
  • Follow standard operating procedures when using sealants, paint strippers, and corrosion-preventive chemicals and use protective equipment as required or prescribed.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Completely fill out timecards daily by making sure that the snag/task card information is correct.
  • When assigned a task, must be able to:
  • Ask questions to obtain clarity on expectations (quality & timing).
  • Complete assigned work in compliance with training received and instructions.
  • Report on progress, discrepancies and recommendations.
  • Have work signed-off and accept next task.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Crew Lead and/or Management.

Experience and Education Requirements

  • Completion of Secondary School Diploma.
  • Ideally 2 years of transferable skills (Bus, Boat, Trucks, Auto Painting, Bodywork or Paint Preparation).


  • Able to understand and follow direction with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively orally and written.
  • Ability to trouble-shoot and problem solve.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Team player qualities: integrity, accountability, adaptability and motivation.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Functional knowledge using a computer and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work rotational shifts including weekends.
  • Ability to work in small and/or confined spaces and within a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to pass a Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) and wear a respirator and/or required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to perform various tasks.

Working Conditions

  • Regular periods during which there is continuous physical effort required, e.g., walking standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward (up to 40 lbs.).
  • Exposure to factors such as temperature variations, fumes, moving machinery, humidity, and materials which cause periods of discomfort.
  • Regular need to give close attention, either hearing or seeing, to what is happening.
  • There is some modest pressure from deadlines or other productivity standards. Work is somewhat repetitious.

Working Hours

This is a full-time (FT) position where hourswill change due to business operational needs and flexibility is required:

FT Rotational Shift (2 weeks on days & 2 weeks on afternoons)

  • Day Shift: 6am to 3pm
  • Afternoon Shift: 2:45pm to 11:45pm


FT Weekend Shift: (Fri, Sat & Sun) or (Sat, Sun & Mon) from 6am 7pm


We offer competitive compensation to qualifiedand highly motivated candidates. Please note that applicants for these positions must have current status to work in Canada in order to be considered for this opportunity.

How to Apply

Please apply online at

While we appreciate all resumes received,we can only contact directly those applicants under consideration for interview.

Flying Colours Corp. is proud to participate in the Legislated Employment Equity Program (LEEP). We welcome applications from all qualified candidates including candidates representing the four designated groups: Women, member of Visible Minorities, Aboriginal Peoples and Persons with Disabilities.

About the Company

Flying Colours Corp - FCCN