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Cabinet Finisher

Midwest (Indianapolis, IN)
Posted on 4/19/2024

Under minimal supervision, learn how to use a variety of finish application tools, techniques, and materials for all finished surfaces for completion of VIP aircraft.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Finish all surfaces by means of paint, polish, etc. I.A.W. client approved procedures. Must be able to interpret material specs and engineering drawings to ensure all finished parts meet the design spec, quality standards and customer expectations. Learn to request material needs from approved data in a timely manner to ensure a continuous workflow. Must be able to adhere to all regulatory documentation regarding proper sign offs. As well as be able to ensure paperwork is complied with and completed timely in accordance with the client RSQM and other quality standards. Follow all department safety guidelines and ensure proper usage of tools and equipment. Basic knowledge of company installation procedures, process specs, IOPs, etc. Other duties as assigned but not covered herein.

Requirements

3+ years Interior Install experience, preferably in the corporate aviation completion environment. High School Diploma, or GED. Relevant trade school attendance is a plus. Basic knowledge of the sheet metal fabrication processes as it specifically relates to the corporate aviation industry, in a completions environment. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation. Basic knowledge and willingness to learn all aspects of the finish application process. Willingness to obtain knowledge of the RSQM and FAA requirements as it relates to finish application. Working knowledge of computers and related software utilized by client. Willingness to obtain working knowledge of lean or other continuous improvement opportunity techniques. Ability to communicate in an assertive yet professional, motivating, and tactful manner.

Miscellaneous

The work environment described here is representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations. The location where this position works is in the back shop of an aircraft hangar environment which could be subject to weather changes and is subject to constant exposure to loud noise, potential contact with hazardous waste material, heavy machinery and other safety hazards such as cabinets, etc. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here is representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

About Our Client

Our Client is continuously innovating in the large to very large business jet aircraft segment engineering luxury into our cabin completions, upgrades and refurbishments. Located in Indianapolis, Indiana our client has established itself as one of the most unique and modern completion & service centers in the world exclusively for Airbus Corporate Jets, Boeing Business Jets, Bombardier Business aircraft and Sukhoi Business Jets.

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Job ID

358455780935602

Cabinet Finisher II - Weekend Shift

Southeast (Savannah, GA)
Posted on 4/18/2024

Under general supervision, prepares and applies finishes to aircraft furniture using aircraft specifications, designs and engineering drawings with a high level of safety, quality, detail and productivity. Assists team members with greater experience to enhance techniques supportive of quality workmanship.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions: Works under general supervision to prepare furniture for finish and disassembly using blueprints, aircraft specifications and design/engineering drawings. Performs high quality repairs to various finished surfaces in the shop and aboard aircraft. Cleans and polishes blemishes as needed to prepare the aircraft for delivery. Applies finish to furniture using spray equipment and other manual/mechanical methods. Uses various types of sandpapers, polishes, adhesives, masking mediums, solvents, finish materials, hand tools and various power tools to disassemble and finish furniture. Complies with all safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies. Uses personal protective equipment to protect aircraft interior (PTP). Uses the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work. Additional Functions: Works with lead and higher skilled technicians to develop and implement process improvements that increase safety, reduce, cost, cycle time, and man-hours using Lean Six-Sigma and other process improvement techniques. . Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required. Two (2) years experience in wood finishing. Experience in aerospace industry preferred. Basic knowledge of cabinet finishing processes and products. Other Requirements: Possess a working knowledge of Gulfstream inspection and process specifications. The ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift. Must be computer literate.

Miscellaneous

Unique Skills: Craft the finest interiors in aviation Gulfstream Furniture Center is looking for experienced cabinet finisher who is talented, motivated and ready to craft unique designs in award-winning cabins. **Two (2) years’ experience in wood finishing / cabinetmaking required, aerospace industry experience required. This is CONTRACTOR position for the Weekend Shift; Fri, Sat, Sun 0500-1730 & Monday 0500-0900, you may be asked to be trained initially on 1st shift (Mon-Thurs 0500-1530) then transitioned to weekends with notification.

About Our Client

Our client has led the evolution of business and personal aviation since the 1958 debut of the world’s first purpose-built business aircraft. Today, they produce the world’s most advanced business aircraft, with innovations from nose to tail and wingtip to wingtip, all while offering unmatched global product support and service.

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Job ID

910935871757413

Cabinet Builder

Midwest (Perryville, MO)
Posted on 4/16/2024

Under minimal supervision, use a variety of woodworking tools, techniques and material to fabricate highly complex cabinet configurations and other wood-surfaced subassemblies for completion of VIP aircraft.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Using standard safety and operating procedures, design/engineering drawings, tools and other materials (laminates, veneers, cap strips), develops proficiency in the preparation and making of furniture. Fabricate high quality cabinetry, divan, ledges etc and other wood-surfaced subassemblies. Interpret material specs and engineering drawings to ensure finished product meets the design spec, with a high level of quality and detail. Follows all department safety guidelines and ensure proper usage of tools and equipment. Other duties as assigned but not covered herein. Able to work any of 3 shifts: Days, Afternoons or Midnights.

Requirements

5+ years of recent VIP cabinet experience Must have tools High School Diploma or GED

Miscellaneous

About Our Client

Our client has built a solid reputation for strong technical expertise and personalized customer service for maintenance and refurbishment of corporate aircraft. They also provide complete FBO services for aircraft in East Alton, Grand Junction and Chattanooga.

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Job ID

153346791951508

Cabinet Finisher

Midwest (Perryville, MO)
Posted on 4/16/2024

Polishes and waxes finished surfaces by cutting and buffing finished surfaces. Performs moderately complex to complex surface repairs and touch up of cabinetry and related interiors systems and equipment that are primarily in the shop.  May perform repairs of equipment installed in the aircraft.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Strong buffing and polishing skills.  Ability to spray stain and clear coats. Able to work any of 3 shifts: Days, Afternoons or Midnights. Able to read and interpret blueprints. Be familiar with and have operational knowledge of department tools.  Able to apply various types of clear coats in the aircraft industry.  Have experience cutting and buffing polyesters, urethanes, imron and acrylic clear coats. Must be able to touch up cabinetry in the shop. Performs moderately complex to complex filling operations related to the cosmetic appearance of the part being worked.  Removes excess material and prepares the surface for finishing. Performs difficult masking operations. Selects finish ingredients and mixes them by hand or machine to obtain specified color or shade to specifications or match existing finish. Calculates mix ratios in order to mix sealant, filler materials, and paint. Applies primer, top coat paint, and any spray-applied coatings to detailed parts, sub assemblies and major assemblies of aircraft interiors to customer or company specifications and industry quality standards.

Requirements

5+ years of recent VIP cabinet experience High School Diploma or GED Must have tools Ability to use a respirator

Miscellaneous

About Our Client

Our client has built a solid reputation for strong technical expertise and personalized customer service for maintenance and refurbishment of corporate aircraft. They also provide complete FBO services for aircraft in East Alton, Grand Junction and Chattanooga.

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Job ID

588406942244815

RS Cabinet Finisher Sr

Midwest (Cahokia, IL)
Posted on 4/11/2024

Under general supervision, prepares, applies, and touches up finish on aircraft furniture, aircraft specifications and design/engineering drawings. Assists lead by overseeing projects and providing guidance, assistance and direction to co-workers. Mentors and trains other Cabinet Finishers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performs complex high quality repairs to finished surfaces of aircraft furniture in the shop and on-board aircraft. Applies finish to furniture using spray equipment and other manual/mechanical methods. Interprets material specifications to ensure finished product meets design and engineering requirements with a high level of quality and detail. Coordinates with Design group to ensure compliance with customer approved design samples. Complies with and champions Safety, 5S and housekeeping. Ensures the protection of aircraft interiors (PTP). . Mentors and trains lesser skilled technicians. Works to develop and implement process improvements that address safety, reduce cost, reduce cycle time, and man-hours using Lean Six-Sigma tools. Utilizes the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and sign-off work. Assists in developing initiatives to meet individual OGSM requirements, as required. Accepts Lead responsibilities when needed. Oversees projects and coordinates with Lead to delegate tasks to assigned technicians. Conducts safety audits and assists team members in doing safety audits. . Assists in maintaining shop equipment and associated JSAs. Develops YI@W (Your Ideas at Work) as the opportunities present themselves. Assists in monthly 5S audits.

Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required. 4 years experience in wood finishing processes. Advanced knowledge of cabinet finishing processes and products. Experience in aerospace industry preferred. Possess a working knowledge of Gulfstream inspection, process specifications and terminology. The ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift. Must be computer literate. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Miscellaneous

About Our Client

Our client has led the evolution of business and personal aviation since the 1958 debut of the world’s first purpose-built business aircraft Today, they produce the world’s most advanced business aircraft, with innovations from nose to tail and wingtip to wingtip, all while offering unmatched global product support and service.

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Job ID

929755184228920

Cabinet Finish Technician III

Midwest (Moline, IL)
Posted on 4/11/2024

Fabricate and refurbish aircraft interior furnishings

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Work with and assist in the directing of a team in order to accomplish an established goal 2. Ability to prep various substrates (plastic, aluminum, wood) and train others 3. Vast knowledge of various finishes (polyurethane, lacquer, enamel, and stains) 4. Highly efficient in masking techniques and ability to train others 5. Ability to do high build high gloss veneer finishes with little to no supervision and train others 6. Repair damaged interior panels as directed by the crew chief 7. Able to repair damaged wood grains via airbrush or touch up and train others 8. Vast knowledge of Company work instructions and process’ 9. Other duties as assigned

Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent 4+ years Paint / finish experience Must be willing to manage a team with both experienced technicians and mentor junior technicians with a calm demeanor Ability to communicate well in straight-forward situations Organizational skills and attention to detail Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment Ability to analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers Must possess excellent workmanship aptitude and a desire to initiate improvements with in defined boundaries Routinely lifts up to 25 lbs, occasionally lifts up to 100 lbs Stands for long periods of time, with frequent bending, squatting, kneeling, crawling and stooping Uses hands to reach, grasp and feel, with good finger dexterity Reads, writes, speaks and understands English fluently Visual acuity correctable to 20/20 Works in confined spaces, extreme temperatures, noisy environments Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes

Miscellaneous

Ability to attain & retain AOA badge or Airport requirements Must possess minimum tooling required to perform duties assigned Regularly scheduled attendance required Must be able to work various shifts and overtime as directed

About Our Client

Our Client is a known and trusted name for providing the industry’s highest quality business aviation solutions. An expert in light to mid-sized jets and turboprops with factory authorizations from manufacturers such as Hawker Beechcraft, Embraer and more, customers from around the world fly to our client for all of their aviation needs.

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Job ID

103921085553486

Cabinet Painter/Finisher

South Central (Little Rock, AR)
Posted on 4/11/2024

Works with the finish coating process for aircraft cabinets and performs other functions that support the delivery or aircraft cabinets using personal skills in conformance with procedures and guidelines and to the standards of the Dassault Falcon Jet quality.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain a clean and organized work area. Work from drawings, sketches, pictures or verbal specifications to stain, finish, and polish cabinets, cabinet parts, and sub-assemblies including inlays, patterns, and special designs. Strip finish as needed. Experience working with wood veneers, sanding, clear coating, staining, and touch up on veneers. Prepare surfaces to be painted by sanding, steaming, filling, and cleaning. Cover all areas to be protected from paint or stripper with proper materials. Select and mix proper paint to the Manufacturer’s specifications. May be required to experiment with special paints and related products. Set up and use spray gun for proper application of urethane, lacquer, enamel, water base and epoxy paints. Touch up woodwork with brush, airbrush, and/or spray gun, blend-in techniques. Complete tasks within assigned time limits. Accurately log computerized labor data collection system for work orders, time and attendance tracking. May lead or train other personnel on specific job assignments as directed by supervision. Work in a safe manner in accordance with OSHA and company safety procedures. Set up and operate standard shop equipment.

Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent 1 year of experience preparing, sanding or stripping metal or composite surfaces for the application of primer; or polishing, buffing and/or touch up/artistic background; or specialized technical school certification in related field Able to work from documentation such as company procedures, preparation packages, etc. Able to work in confined spaces. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation Must have visual capacity and muscular dexterity to work on fine detail, high cost products with a minimum of errors or rework. Able to use standard spray paint equipment: paint guns, sanding equipment, dual action orbital sander and common hand tools. Must not be abnormally allergic to paint, paint stripper, solvents, primers or other paint related products that produce fumes or dust while using. Ability to use a respirator. If working in Interiors, must be able to repeatedly enter and exit aircraft using stationary steps/stairs Preferred - Aircraft cabinetry finish experience. Preferred - Able to solve practical problems when needed. Preferred - Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Preferred - Familiar with Lean Manufacturing principles.

Miscellaneous

WORKING CONDITIONS: Typical factory environment. May work in areas with high noise levels and limited climate control. Works with company’s approved finish chemicals and exposed to sanding dust. May work in hangar and ramp environments with variable temperature range.

About Our Client

Our partner is a French aerospace company with proven dual expertise as a manufacturer of both military aircraft and business jets. They are a pioneer in the use of CATIA™, the 3D CAD / CAM system that has become a global standard. They are a creator of more than 100 prototypes in the last century, with over 10,000 aircraft delivered to 90 countries.

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Job ID

196846344751979

VIP Interior Finisher Sr.

South Central (Ardmore, OK)
Posted on 4/11/2024

The VIP Cabinet Finisher/Painter works with the finish coating process for aircraft cabinets and performs other functions that support the delivery of aircraft cabinets using personal skills in conformance with procedures and guidelines and to the standards of Client Company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Must have experience cutting and buffing polyesters, urethanes, imron and acrylic clear coats Applies primer, top coat paint, and any spray-applied coatings to detailed parts, sub assemblies and major assemblies of aircraft interiors to customer or company specifications and industry quality standards Construct interior components to the customer’s specifications Must be familiar with and have operational knowledge of department tools Performs moderately complex to complex filling operations related to the cosmetic appearance of the part being worked Must be able to apply various types of clear coats in the aircraft industry Read and interpret blue prints and engineering drawings Must be able to touch up cabinetry in the shop Polishes and waxes finished surfaces by cutting and buffing finished surfaces Performs difficult masking operations Removes excess material and prepares the surface for finishing Selects finish ingredients and mixes them by hand or machine to obtain specified color or shade to specifications or match existing finish Calculates mix ratios in order to mix sealant, filler materials, and paint Diagnoses problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments Detects errors and correct through proper departmental channel Seeks methods to cross train to develop technical skills and business knowledge. Will also be required to assist Aircraft Service Mechanics, under supervision, with aircraft maintenance requirements. Performs other duties as required

Requirements

5+ years of VIP Interior Finishing experience The ability to repair VIP Interior veneers. The ability to repair VIP interior surface coats (clear coats). The ability to repair VIP interiors with film coatings. The ability to color match VIP interior paint colors. The ability to buff VIP interior surfaces. A plus would be ability to faux finish. The ability to assist with any other interior tasks as needed.

Miscellaneous

About Our Client

For over 20 years, our client has been providing outstanding aviation services on a global basis to operators of large corporate and VIP aircraft.

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Job ID

183454658448029

RS Cabinet Finisher Sr

South Central (Dallas, TX)
Posted on 4/10/2024

Under general supervision, prepares, applies, and touches up finish on aircraft furniture, aircraft specifications and design/engineering drawings. Assists lead by overseeing projects and providing guidance, assistance and direction to co-workers. Mentors and trains other Cabinet Finishers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performs complex high quality repairs to finished surfaces of aircraft furniture in the shop and on-board aircraft. Applies finish to furniture using spray equipment and other manual/mechanical methods. Interprets material specifications to ensure finished product meets design and engineering requirements with a high level of quality and detail. Coordinates with Design group to ensure compliance with customer approved design samples. Complies with and champions Safety, 5S and housekeeping. Ensures the protection of aircraft interiors (PTP). . Mentors and trains lesser skilled technicians. Works to develop and implement process improvements that address safety, reduce cost, reduce cycle time, and man-hours using Lean Six-Sigma tools. Utilizes the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and sign-off work. Assists in developing initiatives to meet individual OGSM requirements, as required. Accepts Lead responsibilities when needed. Oversees projects and coordinates with Lead to delegate tasks to assigned technicians. Conducts safety audits and assists team members in doing safety audits. . Assists in maintaining shop equipment and associated JSAs. Develops YI@W (Your Ideas at Work) as the opportunities present themselves. Assists in monthly 5S audits.

Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required. 4 years experience in wood finishing processes. Advanced knowledge of cabinet finishing processes and products. Experience in aerospace industry preferred. Possess a working knowledge of Gulfstream inspection, process specifications and terminology. The ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift. Must be computer literate. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Miscellaneous

About Our Client

Our client has led the evolution of business and personal aviation since the 1958 debut of the the world’s first purpose-built business aircraft. Today, they produce the world’s most advanced business aircraft, with innovations from nose to tail and wingtip to wingtip, all while offering unmatched global product support and service

Constant Cash

Constant Cash is a referral program that allows individuals to make extra money simply by referring qualified candidates. https://apaconstantcash.com

We know it takes great people to do great work, so if you’re interested in joining the APA Services family give us a call at (817) 529-4000

Thanks for taking the time to apply and we look forward to working with you soon.

Job ID

180825134872502

Benefits of working with APA Services

Weekly Payroll, Medical Insurance Available, Cash Advances, Travel Pay and/or bonuses on Select Contracts.
We know it takes great people to do great work, so if you're interested in joining the APA Services family, give us a call at:

(817)529-4000

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