Cabinet Maker/Finisher - MO
HSGI, Inc. •
To safely, and efficiently build and finish various cabinets, galleys, lavatories, wardrobes, tables, and other interior furnishings in accordance with the customers' requests, engineered drawings, and completion / finish specifications.
Cabinetmakers / Finishers are expected to work safely and efficiently at all times.Candidates should have general knowledge of aircraft cabinets and components, including repairing, modifying, refurbishing, and fabricating aircraft cabinets, as well as stripping and re-covering cabinets with new veneer or laminate.Incumbents fabricate and build various cabinets, galleys, lavatories, wardrobes, tables, closets and related interior components in accordance with customer requests, engineered drawings, and completion specifications. In addition to working with wood components and high-grade veneers, incumbents also work with composite and other light-weight components and materials.Candidates must be able to understand and work from blueprints as well as other written instructions and design specifications. Strong mathematical knowledge is required, as is the ability to make accurate measurements and finish materials to a high level of quality and precision.Incumbents must be able to work with engineers and calculate weight & balance data and must be familiar with a variety of hand tools, woodworking machinery and ideally, CNC automation.Other tasks and assignments include:
Veneer cabinetryCutting veneer panels to size on sawLaying out veneer to match grainGluing material down w/ spray gun or brushTrimming off veneer using router in a table jig / hand routerFabricate cabinetryAssemble pre cut panelsinstall panel pins and inserts using drill and dapco gunedge fill all open edges and sand flush (hand sand or orbital sander)cut wood trims and bond onto cabinet (make use of saw/ wood glue and clamps)install hinge block and hinges (router, screws)Build up cabinetryreassemble cabinetry after finish process is complete.Screwing items back together (screw-driver/ drill)installing lights, latches, other small items (use of hand tools)weighing cabinets and document Part number and serial numbersGather screws and put into card board for paintSand material for finish processHand sand or sand with orbital power sanderWipe off or blow off dust with damp cloth or air-gunEdge fill any rough areas using putty knife and mixing board, then sand flush by handFinish ProcessApply lacquer, clear coats and finishes to finished product surfaces ensuring consistent application and coverage (applied by hand and/or spray equipment)Repair / prepare surface between coats for additional finishingInspect for high quality, clear consistent finish resultPerforms work in a productive, diligent, careful and safe manner.Complete any special projects or other tasks as required or assigned. May be assigned to other areas of operations, based on business or customer requirements.Works in compliance with all Administrative, Health & Safety policies and procedures as per legislative requirements and as outlined in Company policies.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must have 3+ years aerospace / aviation experience. Applicants must have extensive, practical wood-working, surface preparation, finishing and cabinetry experience. In addition to a High School Diploma or equivalent (minimum), preference given to candidates with additional trade certification or education in woodworking, woodwork manufacturing or millwork.
Excellent planning, organization and coordination skills.Excellent judgment, strong attention to detail.
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