Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Cut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Cooperation * Stress Tolerance * Self Control * Adaptability/Flexibility * Persistence * Concern for Others * Integrity * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Verify dimensions or check the quality or fit of pieces to ensure adherence to specifications. * Produce or assemble components of articles, such as store fixtures, office equipment, cabinets, or high-grade furniture. * Measure and mark dimensions of parts on paper or lumber stock prior to cutting, following blueprints, to ensure a tight fit and quality product.


Job Family Production

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