Thermal Spray Co-Op

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Build an Aviation Career You’re Proud Of

At StandardAero, we use our ingenuity and know-how to find solutions for the simple to the most complex challenges in Aviation. Together, we get the job done and done well. Bring your mechanical aptitude, a strong work-ethic, and a hunger for learning – we’ll teach you the rest. 

What’s it like at StandardAero

Collaboration, teamwork, and having each other's backs are the norm here. Our growth in this expanding industry means getting career stability and opportunities to grow. With great resources, an inclusive atmosphere, and a culture based on shared values, we’ll support you in building a solid career with a team you can count on.

StandardAero is seeking motivated, eager, and innovative students looking to join one of our Inspection teams for the 2024 summer term. 

As an intern at StandardAero, you will gain hands-on industry experience, learn from experts, and collaborate with our teams that raise the standard of excellence. 

Over the course of your 10-12 week internship, you will have the opportunity to: Determine and document the modification status/configuration of products being processed for repair or overhaul to verify compliance to the applicable regulatory and customer requirements.

Join our team today and build an aviation career you’re proud of!


Job Duties:

  • Selects, prepares and mixes solutions or coatings according to formulas and specifications and creates spray recipes and sequences for spraying.
  • Plans, develops, writes, revises, documents, tests, implements and controls programs for robots as applicable.
  • Operates blasting equipment to clean and prepare the surface of materials and components.
  • Prepares and masks parts with fixtures, rubber, tape, tafa, antibond or metal masks prior to coating.
  • Sets up and operates various types of manual, semi-automatic and/or robotic spray systems to apply substances to parts.
  • Sets bake/cure oven controls for correct temperature and records time on process charts.
  • Removes masking, cleans overspray and washes parts.
  • Inspects surfaces visually for defects and compliance with specifications using micrometers, calipers, elcometers, profilometers, or related devices prior to and after applying coating.
  • Cleans and maintains spray/coating equipment, fixtures and blast cabinets.
  • Cross trains in other complementary skills and seeks endorsements for those skills as needed to support production requirements.
  • Moves between production assignments that utilize multiple skills endorsements as needed to support production requirements.
  • Participates in the cross training of other technicians as needed to support production requirements.
  • Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned.

The skills you will use:

  • Attainment of applicable internal process stamp(s).
  • Proficient in the use of precision measuring instruments.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret blueprints.
  • Working knowledge of related company instructions, company processes, reworks process instructions, original equipment manufacturer manuals and MSDS labels.
  • Working knowledge of production management computer system and other related internal control systems.
  • Regularly required to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skill/Experience):

  • Enrollment in a Welding program at a technical school.
  • Must be an U.S. Citizen
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds (unassisted) for approximately 25% of the average work day.

What makes a good fit for StandardAero

We love people who take pride in their work and being collaborative with their team. We work together and support each other. We’re very team oriented too and that is greatly valued. We also believe in getting the job done, whatever it takes and that’s a work-ethic that is often hard to describe. We love that too —it’s what makes us great partners and teammates to each other. We are respectful of each other and who we are, and welcome people from all walks of life and give everyone open access to learn and build skills. If this sounds like a great fit for you, we hope you apply and join us.

Inclusivity Is Our Standard

StandardAero offers equal employment opportunities for all. Our supportive environment celebrates diversity with no room for harassment or discrimination of any kind. We invite you to be who you are and experience our welcoming culture.

Raising the Standard of Excellence since 1911

With over a century of proven excellence, StandardAero has become an industry leader in MRO services and customized solutions in the aerospace field. Our shared values and learning-based culture inspire our team to exceed their potential and power our customers’ missions worldwide. With on-the-job training, advancement opportunities, and excellent benefits, StandardAero invites you to experience a fulfilling and meaningful career with us.


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Contact Information

Chris Carie


Job Posting Dates
09/20/2023 - 12/31/2023
Position Type
Internship/ Co-Op
17.00-19.00 /hr
11550 Mostellar Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45241
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