Upholsterer

Upholsterer

Job Information
Author georgeandsonsupholstery
Date January 24, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company George and Son’s Upholstery
Salary $20.00 -$22.00 - Per Hour
Location Ottawa, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Contact Information
[email protected]

Company: 3243044 Canada Inc./ George and Son’s Upholstery

Business information: We provide residential and commercial upholstery furniture recovering, commercial restaurant full fit-ups and builds and ongoing repairs for restaurants, bars and medical clinics/hospitals.

Business Address: 7-2100 Thurston Drive, Ottawa, ON K1G 4K8

Work Location: 7-2100 Thurston Drive, Ottawa, ON K1G 4K8 and 111-250 Centrum Blvd, Orleans, ON K1E 3J1

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

o  Replace worn-out webbing, springs and other furniture parts using hand and power tools

o  Lay out, cut, fabricate and install upholstery according to sketches or design specifications

o  Tack, glue or sew ornamental trim, braids or buttons on upholstered items

o  Repair furniture frames

o  Operate sewing machines or sew upholstery materials by hand to seam cushions and join sections of covering materials

o  Install padding and underlays and fasten covering materials to furniture frames

o  May make upholstery patterns from sketches, customer descriptions or blueprints

o  Garnish the bottom and the back of a seat with interwoven rattan

o  Cut and sew fabrics, vinyls, and leather

o  Reupholster used furniture by tacking, stapling, sewing and gluing foam and materials

o  Staple materials, sew zippers, glue piping or other fabric trims, hammer decorative nails

o  Read work orders and maintain database of production status for communication with outside clients as well as in-house sales managers

o  Inspect wooden framework for defects and make repairs as needed prior to upholstery application and other finishing work

Requirements

-Education: Completion of high school is required

-Experience: A minimum of 5 years of experience in furniture upholstering and repair, including working as an upholsterer helper is required. If the candidate does not have at least 5 years of experience, then completion of college or other specialized courses or an apprenticeship program in furniture upholstering and repair is required.

-Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Tight deadlines, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Ability to distinguish between colours, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, kneeling

-Personal suitability: Accurate, Team player, Excellent oral communication, Excellent written communication, Effective interpersonal skills, Flexibility, Organized, Dependability, Initiative, Client focus, Judgement

Salary: $20.00 -$22.00 per hour, 35- 40 Hours per week.

Important information: The work schedule will be Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. This position requires flexibility in schedule. Overtime and weekend work might be required based on the business’ needs.

Apply by e-mail to: [email protected]

Apply by mail to: 7-2100 Thurston Drive, Ottawa, ON K1G 4K8

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