Woodworker – London, ON

Reporting to the Production Supervisor (Doors/Mouldings), the Woodworker is responsible for constructing doors and millwork products using a variety of woods and materials.  Possessing creative and technical aptitude, the Woodworker applies their knowledge to custom projects within the Mill through following product specifications and utilizing appropriate hand tools and machines to produce high-quality custom pieces while meeting production deadlines. The position performs work in a safe manner and with a high degree of attention to detail.


Essential Functions:

  • Study plans, specifications, or drawings of articles to be made.
  • Process wood parts from rough lumber into finished product.
  • Measure and mark cutting lines on materials, using a ruler, pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.
  • Set-up and feed machinery such as shapers, planers, table saws, presses, miter saws, jointers, sanders, bandsaws.
  • Shape or cut materials to specified measurements using appropriate tools and/or machinery.
  • Sand and machine wood parts as required.
  • Assemble door system components.
  • Accurately construct custom millwork such as baseboards, casings, posts, and other trims per specifications.
  • Assemble and fasten materials to make frameworks or props, using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue.
  • Inspect wood products for conformance to quality standards, marking and removing damaged and/or defective parts and/or sections and repair or replace as appropriate.
  • Finish surfaces of woodwork or wallboard in houses or buildings, using paint, hand tools, or paneling.
  • Maintain records, document actions, and present written progress reports.
  • Safe use of handheld power tools such as drills, sanders, routers, and nailers.
  • Perform work in a safe manner.
  • General cleanup of mill and work area.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on all associated equipment as required and in keeping with company policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates courtesy and professionalism with all team members, clients, vendors, and homeowners.
  • Compliance with Riverside policies, Health and Safety Program, and Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:  Production Floor (Mill and Warehouse)

Tools:  Power/hand tools, woodworking tools, machinery.




  • High School Diploma is required.
  • Post-secondary education in Woodworking Technician or Woodworking Technology program, or similar, is preferred.
  • WHMIS and Health & Safety Awareness Training (HSAT)


  • 2+ years experience in woodworking.
  • Previous manufacturing / general assembly production experience is an asset.


Physical Abilities:

Abilities Definition
Lifting The ability to lift 50lbs or more repetitively.
Bending The ability to bend at the knees and waist.
Walking/Standing The ability to walk/stand for long periods of time.
Grasping The ability to grasp objects with your hands.
Twisting The ability to twist at your hips.
Push/Pull The ability to push and pull
Manual Dexterity The ability to quickly move hand, hand together with arm, two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
Finger Dexterity The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
Near Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Arm-Hand Steadiness The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
Trunk Strength The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without “giving out” or fatiguing.



Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Attributes:

  • Relevant knowledge of safe work practices including the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Knowledge of production processes, raw materials, and quality control.
  • Knowledge of woodworking tools and machines.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic and other mathematical applications.
  • Ability to handle and move objects for production.
  • Ability to read.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Dependability – reliable, responsible, and fulfills obligations.
  • Willingness to take initiative.
  • High degree of stress tolerance – the ability to deal calmly and effectively with high-stress situations.
  • Adaptability/flexibility.
  • Time management skills.
  • Coordination skills.
  • Ability to think critically.
  • Team-focused and cooperation with others.
  • Deductive reasoning – the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • High degree of achievement and effort.
  • High level of personal integrity.
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.


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