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Paint Technician

Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Fort Belvoir, Virginia, US

Company: QinetiQ

Who Are We?

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms, ground, soldier, and maritime systems in 50+ locations world-wide. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in the fields of sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

QinetiQ Inc.’s dedicated experts in defense, aerospace, security, and related fields all work together to explore new ways of protecting the American Warfighter, Security Forces, and Allies. Being a part of QinetiQ Inc. means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. 

Why Join QinetiQ Inc.?

If you have the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges, then you will experience a unique working environment where innovative teams blend different perspectives, disciplines, and technologies to discover new ways of solving complex problems.  In our diverse and inclusive environment, you can be authentic, feel valued, be respected, and realize your full potential. QinetiQ Inc. will support you with workplace flexibility, a commitment to the health and well-being of you and your family and provide opportunities to work with a purpose. We are committed to supporting your success in both your professional and personal lives.

QinetiQ is seeking an experienced Paint Technician to support work at a busy workshop on our customer site at Fort Belvoir, VA. 


Your Contribution to the Misson:

  • Prepare surfaces to apply all types of primers and paints by use of HVLP spraying equipment (including epoxy, polyurethane, lacquers, enamels, thinners, and other military and specialty coatings such as CARC) to achieve a professional finish and exceptional quality

  • Prepare project’s surfaces by various methods to include sandblasting, mechanical stripping, masking when needed and cleaning/degreasing of each project to ensure proper adhesion

  • In addition to preparing and painting machine and fabrication shop parts, the painters will continue to support maintenance and repair the painting and powder coating facilities

  • Employees are given the opportunity and expected to work collaboratively in a fabrication shop team environment


To Land This Job, You Need:

  • Knowledge about the surface preparation is important and knowledge about coating thicknesses, mixing procedures, drying times and cure rates, material handling, as well as the safe use and storage of all paint and powder coating products
  • Experience with the powder coating process not limited to prepping and application but also with the maintenance of equipment (Nordson)
  • Knowledge and experience with the use of safety equipment and industry standard safety protocols is a must

  • Must have Department of Defense SECRET clearance




No One Has Time for Long Job Applications!

We completely understand, that is why we have made the application process easy. We promise. This will be simple.


If because of a medical condition or disability you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (540) 658-2720 Opt. 4 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.

QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All Qualified Applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.