South Shore Millwork Inc
  • Norton, MA, USA
  • Based on experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We offer an extensive Benefit package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD/STD, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holidays, and much more

South Shore Millwork is New England's premier, luxury architectural millwork provider, serving the high-end commercial and residential construction markets. We specialize in custom millwork projects. All of our work is produced in our newly expanded, state-of-the-art woodwork shop, located just southwest of Boston in Norton, Massachusetts.

Our team is made up of more than 80 of the industry's most sought-after professionals, including craftsmen, engineers, project managers and installers. We have raised the industry bar by not only providing top-quality craftsmanship, but also an exceptional customer experience.

We are currently seeking a Full Time Finish Apprentice to join our team!

Position Summary: Responsible for preparing, sanding and assisting with finishing process. Sands, shapes, primes and prepares for the finish application process to high end millwork.

 Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Sanding, masking and preparing wood products for the final finish application.
  • Using carts and racks to transport material throughout the department.
  • Setting up and operating a variety of woodworking and finishing tools and machinery
  • Assemble, sand and finish items to prepare them for finishing using hand tools and other machinery.
  • Operation and maintenance of various types of spray equipment and machinery, as well as scuff sanders, orbital sanders, wide belt and other tools.
  • Follow blueprints to produce specific designs and specifications of production requirements.
  • Remove and label accessories and hardware in preparation for masking and finishing process.
  • Smooth, shape, and touch up surfaces to prepare them for finishing using sandpaper, pumice stones, steel wool, chisels, sanders, or grinders.
  • Sprays and brushes apply various finishes. Utilizing both solvent and waterborne primers.
  • Applying wiping stains and glazes
  • Remove excess solvent or finishing products to ensure product quality and desired finish.
  • All other duties as assigned

Skills and Requirements:

  • Ability to read, interpret and understand blueprints
  • Ability to lift and carry weights up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions
  • Basic woodworking knowledge for Cabinetry and Millwork
  • Ability to use various types of Spray Equipment  

Education and Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D equivalent
  • 3-5 Years of woodworking industry experience, cabinetry and millwork
  • Finish experience preferred
  • Experience in spraying and brush application of various finishes
  • Experience with wiping stains and glazes
  • Basic understanding of the sanding process and what to look for
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