BP Aero

Plasma Spray Technician

Engine Part Overhaul

Irving, TX



Are you mechanically-inclined and looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity?  Have you considered a career in the Aerospace industry?  Imagine the rewards of applying your background to a field that will allow commercial planes to keep flying.

Working at BP Aero:

At BP Aero Services (BP Aero) we hire, train, develop and lead a robust team of highly technical workers that make the most difficult types of repairs on gas turbine engines. We are a certificated FAA repair station. We operate in the Aerospace field as well as the Marine & Industrial space working with the airlines, engine overhaul shops as well as original manufacturers such as GE, Pratt & Whitney and IAE. We are a local privately held business right in Irving, TX and we have been in business since 2010. We offer a “family style” environment with ample opportunities for individual growth at all levels. Come join the BP Aero family and watch your career soar!


 Well-lit, clean work environment

 Competitive pay with shift premiums

 Health Insurance Plan Participation


Plasma Spray Technician

 Job duties include:

  • Read Engine Service Manuals to determine engine component repair requirements.
  • Follow written tech plans and instructions for plasma spray, HVOF, and wire arc spray of engine components.
  • Use FANUC and ABB robots to apply thermal spray coatings.  (Rarely: Hand spray thermal spray coatings.)
  • Inspect surfaces visually for defects.  Inspect parts dimensionally using micrometers and calipers.
  • Perform necessary part preparation (cleaning, masking, grit blasting, and de-masking)
  • Perform required maintenance on equipment (rebuild gun, change powder, replace water).  Assist the maintenance department as needed.
  • Participate in continuous improvement of cell processes.
  • Participate in the cross training of other plasma spray technicians.
  • Observe all applicable safety requirements and report immediately any unsafe practices/conditions.
  • Move between production assignments that utilize multiple skills endorsements as needed to support production requirements.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned.

Qualified applicants will meet all of these requirements:

  • Minimum two years experience applying thermal spray coatings (plasma, hvof, wire, flame, or cold spray)
  • Proficient in the use of precision measuring instruments.
  • Proficient operating a FANUC or ABB robot.
  • Proficient understanding of ATA chapters associated with aviation Engine Service Manuals.
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret blueprints.
  • Reading and writing in English.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to walk and stand for prolonged periods.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • (Not required, but a plus)  Experience operating a fork lift.
  • Regularly required to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

BP Aero is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace and promoting the health and well-being of its employees. Employment opportunities at BP Aero are open to all qualified applicants solely on the basis of their job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. BP Aero complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws with regard to equal employment opportunity.

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