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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

23740 Painter, Aircraft

Coats surfaces of aircraft with paint, lacquer, epoxy, resin or other material, using brushes, rollers, spray guns and other devices. Removes old paint from aircraft, using liquid paint remover and scraper. Smooths surface with sandpaper and steel wool. Roughens aluminum surfaces with acid solution and steel wool to insure that paint adheres to surface. Masks and covers portions of surfaces not to be painted. Paints insignia, letters or numerals on aircraft surface, using stencils.