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Aircraft Detailer

Company: Sharp Details
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Pay: $17-22


Interested in working around aircraft? Have car, boat or aircraft detailing experience, or an interest to learn? We are looking for safety, customer service and detail-oriented people to join our growing team in the exciting aviation services industry. Our team members work at general aviation airports, manufacturing facilities and maintenance hangars to ensure our customers' aircraft continue to look like new. If you are looking for a career with growth potential, and you work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, we want to speak to you.


We are committed to being a leading provider of aircraft appearance services within the aviation industry

Our teams focus on maintaining a positive working environment and treating all team members with respect

Flexible schedules available to meet customer demand

On-the-job training is provided to ensure our employees have the tools needed to succeed

With more than 100 locations across the US, we offer opportunities for career progression and travel across our network

Employees can take advantage of our competitive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k) match

Enjoy paid time off, paid holidays, and a competitive pay scale


We perform a wide range of corporate aircraft appearance services across the US on behalf of the leading aircraft manufacturers, maintenance providers, charter companies, and aircraft fleets. Services range from aircraft exterior detailing, polishing, waxing and brightwork to aircraft interior detailing, disinfection services, and more. Prime Appearance is a PrimeFlight company. To learn more about what we do, visit


Prime Appearance is seeking an experienced Aircraft Detailer to join our team! Our Aircraft Detailers work multiple shifts, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekend shifts to meet fluctuating customer demand.

As an Aircraft Detailer, you will work inside, on, and around various types of high-end private aircraft. Among the many services that you will perform on these aircraft include wet washes, dry washes, wipe downs, interior and exterior detailing, buffing, sanding, and brightwork polishing.

The ideal candidate for this position has a passion for detailing planes, cars, or boats. While detailing experience is preferred, we are willing to train the right candidate! If you are focused on safety, detail-oriented, and work well as part of a team, we would love to hear from you.

At Prime Appearance, we take pride in offering our employees avenues to advance their careers, and maintain an emphasis on promoting our best people. If this is something you are interested in, starting as an Aircraft Detailer with Prime Appearance is a great way to begin your career in the exciting aviation industry.


Clean and polish exterior and interior of aircraft

Polish painted and aluminum surfaces

Condition leather

Clean and polish wood, metal hardware and fabrics

Sanitize galley and lavatory surfaces

Follow Quality Management System procedures

Comply with all company policies and procedures

Follow all department safety guidelines and ensure proper usage of tools and personal protection equipment

Must maintain personal appearance according to company guidelines

Must comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations and orders issued pursuant to OSHA Act of 1970, which are applicable to the individual's own actions and conduct

Other duties as assigned, but not covered herein


Availability to work varied hours, including weekends and holidays

Must be able to stay late or come in early to meet the demands of the operation schedule and workloads

Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Able to pass a Pulmonary Function Test to obtain respirator certification (if required)

Ability to include close vision and depth perception, ability to visually focus and see colors

Ability to use tools, equipment, and materials in the aircraft detailing process

Ability to frequently stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, grasp with hands, climb, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl or maintain balance

Ability to perform at heights up to 25 feet, climb ladders, stairs, and scissor lift equipment

Ability to lift, and or move up to 40 pounds

Perform duties in all weather conditions and environments


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job function acceptably. The requirements listed in this Job Description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Valid driver's license is required as this position requires driving/operating company vehicle and/or equipment

Must successfully pass pre-employment checks (i.e. criminal background, drug tests, motor vehicle record, etc.) required for the job

Must be 18 years of age or older

Meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States


High School education or GED preferred

Detailing experience preferred


Safety Awareness

Understands the importance of using safety equipment and following safety procedures to protect oneself, customers, and the public

Demonstrates a willingness to take the necessary precautions to decrease the chance of accidents

Pays constant attention to safety considerations and the prevention of accidents on the job


Adapts to changes in job demands, work priorities, and organizational structure without adverse effects on one's job performance

"Switches gears" quickly in response to changes at work

Quality Assurance

Produces work outcomes that are accurate, complete, and compatible with quality standards

Handles work requiring attention to detail and thoroughness

Achieves results that reflect an appreciation for quality and high personal standards of performance


Works effectively and cooperatively with co-workers (e.g., peers, management)

Demonstrates a willingness to participate as a "team" member to improve the overall effectiveness of one's work group and to achieve group goals

Possesses the ability to communicate and listen effectively

Customer Relations

Establishes and maintains harmonious relations with internal and external customers by being courteous and helpful

Shows appreciation and respect for customers' needs, expectations, and perspectives

Represents the organization well by demonstrating behaviors that reflect an attitude of customer service, responsiveness, and concern

Organizational Commitment

Is motivated to meet or exceed productivity and quality standards of the job

Demonstrates a commitment to organizational values, goals, and policies

Uses work time conscientiously and maintains an acceptable attendance record


Keywords: Sharp Details, Austin , Aircraft Detailer, Other , Austin, Texas

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