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Furniture Restoration Technician

Furniture Restoration Technician APPLY NOW

Dallas, TX
17 - 19 usd / hour
Full time

Who we are

At School Excess, we don't just refurbish school furniture; we're on a mission to create inspiring and sustainable environments for schools and businesses. With a deep commitment to quality craftsmanship and eco-friendly practices, we breathe new life into tired educational furniture. Our journey began with a vision to transform spaces by repurposing and revitalizing school furniture, and today, we lead the way in the refurbishing industry. What sets us apart is our unwavering commitment to excellence. Our team of skilled artisans and craftsmen are masters in their craft, meticulously restoring each piece to its former glory or giving it a modern twist. Whether it's cafeteria tables, desks, or chairs, we believe that every item has the potential for a second life.

Who we are looking for

Are you a meticulous individual with a passion for restoring old treasures to their former glory? Do you possess the skills and experience to transform tired and worn-out furniture into like-new condition? School Excess is seeking a Furniture Restoration Technician to join our team of craftsmen. If you are skilled with both hand and power tools and have a background in furniture restoration, we want to hear from you.

What you will be doing

  • Restore a variety of school furniture, including desks, chairs, and cafeteria tables, to like-new condition.
  • Utilize hand and power tools with precision to ensure meticulous refurbishments.
  • Apply light industrial chemical solutions as part of the restoration process.
  • Identify issues with furniture and implement creative solutions for restoration.
  • Work with attention to detail, ensuring each piece meets high-quality standards.
  • Interpret measurements and dimensions accurately to meet project specifications.
  • Safely operate within a warehouse environment, including lifting items up to 60 lbs.
  • Independently manage refurbishment projects with minimal guidance.
  • Collaborate effectively with team members to achieve project goals.

What you will need to do it

  • A High School Diploma/ GED required, Associate's Degree preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work with minimal direction to prioritize and execute tasks.
  • Must be able to work within a warehouse environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, e-mail and meeting management software.
  • Ability to use internet and web-based resources efficiently and effectively.
  • Limited travel may be required as needed.

What Qualifications

  • Previous experience in furniture restoration or any refurbishment industry is an advantage.
  • Proficiency in working with hand and power tools used in furniture refurbishing.
  • Familiarity with the use of light industrial chemical solutions for restoration.
  • Strong problem-solving skills for identifying and resolving furniture issues.
  • Comfortable working in a warehouse setting.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a commitment to delivering top-notch results.
  • Prior experience working with furniture or school equipment is an advantage.
  • Ability to interpret measurements and dimensions accurately.
  • Strong work ethic, ability to meet project deadlines, and work independently.
  • Passion for sustainability and a commitment to eco-friendly practices.
  • Comfortable working around the use of chemical solutions.

What skills set you apart

  • Ability to provide insights for strategic decision-making.
  • Ability to translate feedback into actionable insights for continuous improvement.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in customer demands, industry trends, and company policies.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and tasks, demonstrating flexibility in a dynamic work environment.

Why you’ll be doing it

  • Competitive compensation, health/vision/dental benefits, 401(k)
  • Up to two weeks of paid time off (and yes we expect you to take it)
  • A casual yet professional dress environment
  • Be part of a fun and highly effective team
  • The opportunity to help shape the company - we want your expertise
  • A people first culture that fosters growth and pushes you to reach further personally and professionally

Join the School Excess family and be a part of a team that values creativity, innovation, and a commitment to making a positive impact. Together, let's redefine the way we think about school furniture and contribute to a greener, more sustainable future for education.

Discover the joy of transforming classrooms and shaping the future with School Excess – where every piece tells a story of renewal and reinvention.

At School Excess, we value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply and join us in our mission to transform educational spaces through the refurbishment of furniture.

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