Under general supervision, performs cabinetmaking work at the journey
level. Builds and designs cabinets, furniture and special projects
according to customer specifications.
1. Builds, designs or repairs wooden items; draws and sketches
articles to show perspective, selects appropriate wood, finishes
and paints items. Performs general carpentry work, repairs items
requiring woodworking, fitting and finishing.
2. Sets up and operates variety of woodworking machines and uses
various handtools to fabricate and repair wooden cabinets and high
3. Reads and interprets blueprints, specifications or rough sketches
and constructs, repairs, or installs items according to design
4. Prepares estimates of time, labor and materials. Prepares reports
to reflect daily operations and project status.
5. Operates and maintains tools and equipment of the cabinetmaking
and carpentry trade. Cleans work area upon completion of project.
6. Provides guidance and training in cabinetmaking or carpentry to
other maintenance personnel. May have lead responsibility for
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EXPERIENCE: Four years progressively responsible experience in the
Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in the methods and techniques
used in cabinetmaking; of the kinds wood used in cabinetmaking and
their qualities and characteristics. Thorough knowledge of and skill
in basic mathematics including area, volume, weights, and the
practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios, and
proportions; of OSHA regulations related to the cabinetmaking trade.
Skill in the use and maintenance of the tools and equipment of the
cabinetmaking trade; in finishing wooden articles by sanding,
staining, and painting. Ability to read, interpret, and work from
blueprints, drawings and specifications; to draw and sketch assigned
projects items; to prepare summaries and reports; to communicate
effectively; to work in, on, around, over and under fixed equipment
and machinery; to work at heights up to 35 feet; to manipulate heavy
equipment, tools, and supplies and/or exert force up to 70 lbs.; to
concurrently manipulate multiple controls on equipment and machinery;
to work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces, and
adverse weather or temperature conditions; to wear and work in
personal protective equipment.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license
may be required. Candidates selected for employment may be required to
be trained to work with asbestos.