Aircraft Painter


Basel, CH

Flexible Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Job Category:  Aircraft Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO)
Career Level:  Technicians / Crew
Requisition Id:  2220

Since 1967, Jet Aviation has been crafting flight in its smoothest form. From one hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 4,000 employees, and some 50 locations worldwide. Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Fixed and Rotary Wing Maintenance, and Staffing. Behind every seamless Jet Aviation experience, is a team of dedicated professionals perfecting the art of flight. The artisans of aviation. The craft that brings our customers’ journey to life. In the hangar, on the ground, and behind the scenes. Enabling global flight, with passion.  

Position Summary

As the sun rises over the tarmac, you will step into our paint hangar at the airport in Basel, ready to roll up your sleeves and get to work. Every aircraft to be painted is unique and tells a story. And the best thing is: you are playing a vital role in bringing that story to life. If you are ready to take your career to new heights and leave your mark on the skies, then come and let us paint the future together. Experience an environment where it is not just about paint, it is all about passion. 

Your mission

  • Embark on a journey into a world where the sky is not just a limit and bring color as well as life to the sleek exterior of VIP aircrafts
  • Prepare aircraft surfaces for painting by cleaning, sanding, and masking as required
  • Apply paint by using different techniques and colors, ensuring a perfect coverage and a smooth finish
  • Revitalize aircraft exteriors to perfection by expertly repairing paint damages and flawlessly matching colors for a like-new finish
  • Prepare stencils, lettering blocks and apply letters, decals as well as insignias to the aircraft
  • Mix and apply primers as well topcoats as required 

Your Profile

  • Proven experience as a painter, with a good understanding of different techniques and materials preferably in the aviation, automotive or railway industry 
  • Sound knowledge of paint preparation, paint mixing as well as application processes
  • Skilled in paint repairs, color matching and polishing
  • Familiar with paint related products and manufacturers
  • Good physical condition 
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail, committed to deliver high-quality work
  • Comprehensive English skills – any other language is a plus

If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application in English.