Cabinet Maker Duties
This is skilled work at the journeyman level in the fabrication
and repair of furniture and cabinets. Methods of performing
tasks are usually left to the judgement of the employee with a
supervisor available for assistance if needed.
An employee allocated to this class of work is responsible for
the construction and maintenance of cabinets, tables, shelves,
desks, bookcases, bulletin boards, chairs, and other wooden
equipment and fixtures. Work is inspected for satisfactory
compliance with instructions, although routine repairs and
construction are usually made independently without supervision
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Builds and repairs all types of furniture including cabinets,
tables, shelves, desks, bookcases, bulletin boards, chairs, and
other wooden equipment.
Lays out material, machinery, and assembly.
Repairs and cleans furniture for refinishing including the
fabrication of new parts and finish removal.
Builds and repairs windows.
Operates various types of machinery such as mortises, shapers,
ripsaw, joiner, planer, bandsaws, and related equipment.
May fabricate special wooden parts and components.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard vocational or high school and some
experience as a journeyman cabinet maker; or any equivalent
combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the practices, materials, and tools of
the cabinet making trade.
Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety
precautions of the trade.