Wood Worker / Cabinet Maker

Wood Worker / Cabinet Maker-001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00

Foley, AL

Woodworker/Cabinet Maker

Woodworkers must have good hand-eye coordination to make precise cuts; math aptitude and computer skills to properly fabricate objects and furniture; mechanical skills to adjust and calibrate machinery; physical stamina and strength. They must be detail-oriented and have the technical skills necessary to understand and interpret drawings and manuals.

In order to be successful in woodworking, there are skills absolutely necessary to know and master. Becoming a skilled woodworker takes time, and knowledge of blueprints/shop drawings and work sequences take training and practice.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Cutting, fabricating and prepping wood products
  • Operating molders and CNC routers
  • Prep surfaces for sanding
  • Use a sander, hand drill, miter saw, buffer, laminator
  • Attach hardware, such as caster, pulls and hinges
  • Positions cut frame parts, glues, staples, and screws them together to fabricate cabinet frames
  • Paint surfaces, using spray gun
  • Various finishing techniques including staining, color matching and toning
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and shop drawings
  • Ability to accurately read and comprehend written and/or verbal work orders and instructions
  • Install – Cabinets
  • Install – Trim, Crown, Base, Chair molding
  • Document daily hours of tasks / work completed per job sheet
  • Maintain clean work area using broom, shop vacuum, and/or mop to maintain a safe and clean working area/Shop
  • Conform with all safety rules and use all required safety equipment
  • Willingness and ability to learn additional skills and machinery


  • Minimum of one-year cabinet making, wood laminating, mechanical and carpentry skills required and knowledge in a manufacturing job shop
  • Good mechanical ability and math skills
  • Quality focused
  • Dependable and punctual
  • Work effectively both individually and as part of a team environment
  • Have the ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to successfully complete a background check
  • Must be able to pass drug test

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