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This is skilled work in the repair and upholstery of furniture and the interiors of vehicles.

Work involves performance of varied maintenance and repair work of a specialized nature. Employee exercises some initiative in selection of patterns and designs of upholstery materials. Judgement is required as to the methods of repair. Work includes skillful operation of sewing machines, upholstery stuffing machines, power saws, and other power machines. Work is performed independently except for general supervision. Assignments are received by work orders or instructions from an administrative superior. Work is inspected upon completion for quality.


Re-upholsters lounge and office furniture; repairs furniture by refinishing, gluing joints, and replacing casters.

Repairs and recovers seats and other upholstered parts of vehicles such as trucks, automobiles, and tractors.

Repairs venetian blind, window shades, and performs other general repairs.

Makes canvas and cloth items, such as bags and covers.

Performs related work as required.

Graduation from a standard vocational or high school and considerable experience in upholstery; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Considerable knowledge of the practices, methods, tools, materials, and equipment for upholstering.

Some knowledge of the occupational hazards of upholstering work and of necessary safety precautions.

Ability to make upholstery and other repairs to furniture and interiors of vehicles.

Ability to understand and work from general instructions.

Skill in the selection of upholstery materials and in use and care of upholstery tools and equipment.



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