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Furniture Upholsterer Posted on Jul 08, 2018 by Skyline Furniture Ltd.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $23.90 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 06, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Skyline Furniture Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Education

Some high school

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Area of Work Experience

  • Repair
  • Fabrication

Area of Specialization

Installation

Type of Industry Experience

Furniture and fixtures manufacturing company

Specific Skills

  • Lay out, cut, fabricate and install upholstery
  • Replace worn-out webbing, springs and other furniture parts
  • Repair furniture frames and refinish wood surfaces
  • Tack, glue or sew ornamental trim, braids or buttons

Work Site Environment

Dusty

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • In shop
  • Urban area

Type of Materials

Leather


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.

By Mail

1817 54 St. SE
Calgary, Alberta T2B1N5

In Person

1817 54 St. SE
Calgary, Alberta T2B1N5

Advertised Until

Sep 06, 2018

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 Furniture Upholsterer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Upholsterers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to lay out, cut, fabricate and install upholstery in aircraft, motor vehicles, railway cars, boats and ships; may install, fabricate, maintain and repair interior components of aircraft, such as seats, coverings, drapes, cargo nets, flooring, closets, bins and panels

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to install padding and underlays and to fasten covering materials to furniture frames

INNOVATIVE

Interest in speaking with customers to discuss upholstery fabric, colour and style; may repair furniture frames and refinish wood surfaces

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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