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Job Details

Custom Wood Furniture Maker

Posted on Oct 19, 2020 by Royal Crafts

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $23.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 17, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Royal Crafts

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

5 years or more

Additional Skills

  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Maintain clean and safe work environment

Area of Specialization

  • Restoration of antique furniture
  • Furniture
  • Cabinets
  • Built-in units
  • Furniture and cabinet remodeling

Work Setting

  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Furniture repair shop
  • Custom cabinet shop

Specific Skills

  • Decorate wood surfaces
  • Apply varnish, veneer, stain or polish to finished products
  • Study plans, specifications or drawings of articles to be made, or prepare specifications
  • Operate woodworking machines and use hand tools to cut, shape and form parts and components
  • Trim joints and fit parts and subassemblies together to form complete unit and reinforce joints
  • Repair or restyle wooden furniture, fixtures and related products
  • Sand wooden surfaces and apply veneer, stain or polish to finished products; prepare and apply laminated plastics

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods

Work Location Information

In shop

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Dec 17, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Custom Wood Furniture Maker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Cabinetmakers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to trim joints and fit parts and subassemblies together to form complete units using glue and clamps, and to reinforce joints using nails, screws and other fasteners

METHODICAL

Interest in marking outlines for dimensions of parts on wood

INNOVATIVE

Interest in compiling information to repair and restyle wood furniture, fixtures and related products

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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