Upholster Journeyman at Westin Moana Surfrider Hotel
Upholsters new chair frames or furniture frames and re-upholsters old furniture by removing covers and base materials. Makes loose cushions for furniture; re-covers beach umbrellas and beach chairs; cuts, sews, lays and repairs carpet and underfelt; repairs Venetian blinds and canvas awnings, pillows, cushions; installs drapery tracks and repairs drapes.
Specific Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Must have at least 5 years experience using the following tools; industrial sewing machines, pneumatic staplers, various hand tools, upholsterer tools, carpet stretcher, carpet iron and cutters. For supervisory positions must have at least 6 months supervisory, scheduling and ordering of supplies experience. No trade license required. Completion of accredited apprenticeship program or certificate from an approved technical institute or completion of HARIETT General Maintenance program plus 2 years on the job specific trade experience.
Licenses or Certification
No trade license required. Completion of accredited apprenticeship program or certificate from an approved technical institute or completion of HARIETT General Maintenance program.
Lifting - 50lbs. Moving equipment, supplies and tools from one level to another, upward pulling included. Pushing - 200lbs. Exerting force to move an object away from the force; includes slapping, striking and use of foot controls while installing carpet and upholstering furniture. Pulling - 200lbs. Exerting force to move an object towards the force; includes jerking while installing carpet and upholstering furniture. Must be comfortable with using a computer as ordering and work order systems are computerized. Must be proficient with MS Word and Excel programs.