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Job Code:2019:0405-075
Location:White Sands Missile Range, NM
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Facilities Management and Operations
Job Description

Prepares and paints vans, trailers, fixtures, instrumentation mounts, and various electronic and optical components. Able to log use of all controlled media as defined by facility, state, and federal environmental regulations. Assists in the survey of items to be painted to determine repairs needed and to assist in developing schedules for completion. Responsible for proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies. Work involves the following: knowledge of paint application and preparation of base materials, which includes but is not limited to, aluminum, steel, and fiber-reinforced plastics. This includes the knowledge of surface peculiarities and types of compatible coatings; surface preparation including sanding; media blasting; chemical stripping; and surface conversion and treatment. Must also be skilled in wood surface preparation, staining, and/or sealing techniques. Knowledge of proper mixing and application of single and multiple stage isocyanate topcoats and under coatings is also required. Must be skilled in the application of coatings with spray equipment which includes the following; conventional, High Volume Low Pressure (HVLP), and airless methods. Assists in the performance of fiber reinforced plastic structural fabrication and repair including fabrication of replacement core materials, lay-up with epoxy resins, polyester resins, and Tedlar films. Must have the ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.Has the ability to read, understand, and follow safety procedures.

May be assigned other duties within his or her capabilities. May be required to read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, and specifications. Work will be reviewed by supervisor or higher level technicians for general compliance with accepted practices. May provide technical guidance to lower level technicians.Work will include associated cross-utilization into other jobs as required. May require some overtime and weekend work.

OPEN DATE: 8/19/2019

CLOSE DATE: 8/23/2019

Must have demonstrated satisfactory skills and good performance in addition to graduation from a two-year resident course at a technical institution with two years progressive experience in the specific field or a total of five years of progressive experience in the specific field. Must have a working knowledge of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New Mexico Environmental Department (NMED), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) regulations. Applicant selected may be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Must possess a valid driver’s license, and be able to obtain a military drivers license.
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TRAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability