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Job Description:

  • 1) Assembles wooden parts or assemblies to form sections, frames, or complete articles of furniture: Trims joints to fit, using handtools.

  • 2) Blows dust from mortises and areas to be glued, using airhose.

  • 3) Spreads glue on surfaces to be joined by drawing wood across roller partially submerged in glue, by using brush dipped in glue, or by using glue-filled squeeze bottle.

  • 4) Knocks connecting parts together with mallet or compresses assembled parts in clamp until glue has dried.

  • 5) Wipes excess glue from joints with rag.

  • 6) Drills holes and drives screws into parts to join parts or to reinforce glued joints, using power drill and screwdriver.

  • 7) Attaches glue blocks, metal braces, corner blocks, drawer guides, tops, molding, shelves, dust bottoms, back panels, or skids with nails, screws, glue, or staples, using handtools and power tools.

  • 8) Inspects and verifies accuracy of assembled article for conformance to specified standards, using square and tape measure.

  • 9) Smooths irregular joints with rasp and sandpaper, and levels chair legs, using circular leveling saw.

  • 10) May drill holes and attach hardware, such as drawer guides, drawer locks, catches, and latches, using power drill and handtools.

  • 11) May slide drawers in and out to test ease of movement, and adjust ill-fitting drawers, using handtools.

  • 12) May be known in establishment according to part or article assembled.

  • 13) May work as member of team along conveyor line.




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DOT:   763.684-038

Job Number: 266