Make, repair, or replace upholstery for household furniture or transportation vehicles.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Integrity * Cooperation * Initiative * Social Orientation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Self Control * Innovation * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Fit, install, and secure material on frames, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, or staples. * Build furniture up with loose fiber stuffing, cotton, felt, or foam padding to form smooth, rounded surfaces. * Make, restore, or create custom upholstered furniture, using hand tools and knowledge of fabrics and upholstery methods.


Manufacturing, Other Services (Except Public Administration),

Job Family Production

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