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Cabinetmakers use a variety of woods and laminates to construct and repair wooden cabinets, furniture, fixtures and related products. They are employed by furniture manufacturing or repair companies, construction companies and cabinetmaking contractors, or they may be self-employed.
cabinetmaker, cabinetmaker apprentice, custom wood furniture maker, furniture cabinetmaker.
- Study plans, specifications or drawings of articles to be made, or prepare specifications
- Mark outlines or dimensions of parts on wood
- Operate woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, mortisers and shapers, and use hand tools to cut, shape and form parts and components
- Trim joints and fit parts and subassemblies together to form complete unit using glue and clamps and reinforce joints using nails, screws or other fasteners
- Sand wooden surfaces and apply veneer, stain or polish to finished products
- Repair or restyle wooden furniture, fixtures and related products
- May estimate amount, type and cost of materials required.
Outlook & Prospects for Cabinetmakers in Campbellton--Miramichi Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- Theriault & Hachey Peat Moss Limited of Baie-Sainte-Anne received a combined funding of $700,000 from the federal government's Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and the provincial government's Miramichi Economic Development and Innovation Fund. The monies will be used to purchase new equipment enabling the company to modernize and expand production capabilities. Theriault & Hachey Peat Moss has operated in the region for 50 years and employs about 70 people.
- The New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture has released a report prepared by the private firm Aquila on the opportunities for development of the cruise ship market in Northern New Brunswick. The report suggests that the Port of Caraquet, because of the many cultural attractions of the Acadian Peninsula, has the most opportunity to see growth in the cruise ship market, while Miramichi and Dalhousie may have more challenges in the short term.
- The Manoir Sunrise, a new 30-unit nursing home, has opened in Dalhousie. Built on the former site of the Mgr-Godbout gymnasium, the $1.5M nursing home will create 15 new full-time jobs.
- Oxford Frozen Foods Ltd. will begin construction of a $50M wild blueberry processing plant at Tilley Road, in the Acadian Peninsula. The operation is expected to create 300 jobs over a 10-year period. The company will invest a total of $184M on the plant, equipment and development of wild blueberry fields. Construction of the plant will begin in the Spring of 2014. Land development will start immediately creating 100 new jobs relatively quickly.
- Pêcheries Belle Ile, a fish plant processing crab, herring and lobster is building a 86,000 square foot refrigerated warehouse at its facility in Sainte-Marie-Saint-Raphaël. The company plans to eventually produce more value-added products. The fish processing industry in the Acadian peninsula suffered setbacks in 2013 with the closure of a fish plant in Maisonette and a fire at the plant in Baie-du-Petit-Pokemouche.
- Adtiya Birla Minacs, a call centre located in Bathurst, is actively recruiting to fill 50 customer service representative positions. The company, locally known as Minacs, recently held an open house to attract bilingual candidates for these positions starting at $12 an hour. Recruitment and retention of employees is an ongoing challenge in the call centre industry even in the Bathurst-Campbellton region where the unemployment rate is approximately 16.5 percent.
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