Paint Sprayer

Hook | Other

Paint Sprayer 

RAF Odiham, Hook, RG29 1QT

Full Time, 39 Hours, Permanent

£28,934 - £31,538 + Benefits




Serco are currently recruiting for a Surface Finish Technician 2 to join our team at RAF Odiham. The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the delivery of SF in a wide range of tasks, which include surface preparation (abrading, paint stripping, DMS/PMS abrasive blasting masking, cleaning, and pre-treatment), and the application of associated finishes on all MoD assets.



Responsibilities of the role


  • Processing work according to schedule set by Line management
  •  Performing surface finish tasks in accordance with the quality policy, procedures and standards required.
  • Manual (Abrading), Chemical and Media paint removal methods on Aircraft, Aircraft components and numerous MoD ground assets prior to repainting.
  • Applying a high standard of paint finish to Aircraft, Aircraft components and numerous MoD assets using various paint schemes utilising modern paint application equipment.
  •  Comply with all Quality, Health, Safety, Environmental and Aviation Safety requirements.
  • Notify supervisors of any anomalies, failures, defects, corrosion etc which may give rise to a poor-quality product and/or endanger Aviation Safety.
  • The completion of Maintenance Documentation and associated documents where authorized.
  •  That correct trade practices are employed and high standards of workmanship are maintained.
  • The appropriate health and safety aspects including COSHH and Risk Assessments are strictly complied with, including control of entry by unauthorised personnel into work areas.



What I need to do the role?


  • Appropriate experience as a RAF Painter and Finisher tradesperson or time served civilian equivalent in the trade of Aircraft/Automotive Body shop painter.
  • NVQ 3 in Aeronautical Engineering (Surface Finish pathway) or equivalent qualification.
  • Full driving licence is desirable

Why Serco

Meaningful and Vital Work - Everyone in our Defence business has an important role to play in the smooth operation of the UK's Armed Forces. Whether you're joining us from the military or from a civilian background, you'll take great pride in supporting the military and the care we take of our defence customers.

A World of Opportunity - With over 70 military contracts here in the UK and a wide variety of roles, Serco can offer excellent opportunities for progression, whether that's in Defence or in another part of our multi-sector business. We also support our teams with a range of training and accreditations.

Great People - Within Serco you'll find diverse and inclusive people that are driven by the same can-do attitude and values of Care, Trust, Pride, and Innovation. We are proud of who we are as individuals - and of how we come together as one team.


About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 


Are you interested in finding out more about a career in defence with Serco?


To discover more about the amazing careers at Serco, meet our team, what we offer and women in defence 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. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver 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. 


At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.







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