Innovative Woodworking Co. Woodworker / Cabinet Maker / Furniture Maker Full Time in Ardrossan, AB

Innovative Woodworking Co.

Branch Ardrossan AB CA

Woodworker / Cabinet Maker / Furniture Maker
Ardrossan, AB

It is IWCO’s objective to create a business that everyone wants to be involved with, we want our employees to love what they do as much as we do….

Why Work For IWCO

At IWCO we design, manufacture, and install all types of custom wood furniture, architectural millwork and cabinetry. We view what we do as an art and we take great pride in our work. Our mission statement does a good job of describing what we do and why we do it:

Our mission is to take a creative and artistic approach to the design and craftsmanship of unique woodwork. Whether it be your desire to own an original piece of furniture or your need for custom cabinetry, we promise to leave you in awe.

IWCO is a small family run company that takes great pride in creating an enjoyable, inspiring, and fun experience for its employees and customers. This company is based on and fueled by enthusiasm, ambition, creativity, and passion. It is IWCO’s objective to create a business that everyone wants to be involved with, we want our employees to love what they do as much as we do. IWCO values and understands “work – Life balance”. We believe in providing higher than normal amounts of flexibility in regards to hours and general work environment to employees that achieve results and show integrity.

Position Summary

As a woodworker at IWCO you will spend most days working in our well organized, rural, custom woodworking shop. You will work closely with the owner and one other apprentice in a fun and creative shop environment. There will be a few days a month that will take you to various job sites for deliveries and installations of the beautiful pieces you helped to create. In order to be successful at this position you will need to possess the skills and knowledge to complete most of the tasks listed below. In addition to the ability to complete below listed tasks you will need to possess:

  • The ability to visualize projects, their parts, and how each step will affect the final project
  • The willingness to learn and constantly push yourself to do better
  • An efficiency and productivity based approach to woodwork
  • An ability to stay organized
  • The ability to plan ahead, foresee problems, and problem solve

Tasks involved in this position:

  • Read and interpret shop drawings
  • Follow detailed order of operations, parts lists, and other shop documents
  • Assign stock, both plywood and solid lumber, in order to make best use of the material and ensure the best possible final product
  • Cut parts from plywood with various woodworking machinery
  • Mill rough lumber through the use of a Jointer, Thickness Planer, Table Saw, and other standard woodworking machinery
  • Lay out and cut solid wood joinery both by hand and with power tools and various shop made jigs
  • Assemble complete furniture and cabinetry projects
  • Install furniture and cabinetry hardware on projects
  • Prepare wood surfaces for finishing using power sanders, sanding blocks and hand tools
  • Apply various wood finishes to furniture and cabinetry
  • Install finished furniture and cabinetry projects on site
  • Travel to job sites to take initial measurements
  • Help to maintain a clean and organized shop environment
  • Adhere to all safety protocols and safe-work practices

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Minimum High School Diploma
  • Two years carpentry or woodworking experience preferred

Preferred Skills

  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed
  • Great organization skills
  • Ability to multi task efficiently
  • Ability to solve problems and come up with solutions
  • Aptitude for learning new skills

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Woodworking: 2 years

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Ardrossan, AB, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-21
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