Paint Prepper

Lincoln | Other

Paint Prepper
Operational Aerodromes Support
RAF Coningsby Lincoln, LN4 4SY
Full Time, Permanent (39 hours per week)
Day and Night Shifts (2 Weeks Days and 2 Week Nights)
Salary £
24,500 plus benefits
RAF Coningsby has a diverse selection of Aircrafts operating from its airfield, with Typhoon Aircraft and the historical aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, much of the history of the RAF in the last 70 years can be seen in the skies over Coningsby.

We currently have an opportunity for a Paint Prepper to join our team to support the painting services for the MoD. This role will support the Paint Sprayers in the delivery of Surface Finish in a wide range of supporting tasks, which include surface preparation (abrading, paint stripping, DMS, masking, cleaning, and pre-treatment) and Surface Finish Support duties.

Here at RAF Coningsby, we invest in our people and their development, so they are able to grow with us and move on to the next stage in their career
Main responsibilities of the role include:


  • After initial Surface Finish Tech 3 training, you would be carrying out a range of basic SF support activities to include abrading, paint
  • stripping, DMS abrasive blasting, masking, cleaning, and pre-treatment of substrates requiring paint finishes on MoD assets. Comply with all Quality, Health, Safety, Environmental and Aviation safety requirements, including COSHH and Risk Assessments.

What you'll need to do the role:.


We are after someone who is excited to learn and grow at Serco! If you have an interest in this area - we want to hear from you!



What we offer:


  • Competitive salaries with annual reviews 
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, free flu vaccines and more.
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts.
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.
  • Company discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities.

To discover more about our careers in Defence, meet our team, and to find out more about what we offer, please follow this Link. We're also a signatory of the UK Governments Women in Defence Charter, to find out more please click here.


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens, we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. As a proud Disability Confident Leader and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 



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31/07/2024 01:20:00
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