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Cabinet Maker / Joiner

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Pacific Building Solutions (PBS) is a multi-discipline construction company based in Suva, Fiji. We are Fiji’s largest construction company boasting a 3,000m2 covered workshop and office space and over 800 personnel. 

We have undertaken a wide variety of projects over the last two decades and have developed key strengths in the following disciplines: Resorts & Hotels, PBS Healthcare, Airport Construction, Marine & Civil, Concrete solutions, Residential Projects, Movie Set Constructions, Donor Funded. 

Understanding the fundamentals of tropical construction in some of the most extreme and remote locations in the South Pacific has evolved PBS over the past two decades into a highly skilled and dynamic team of construction professionals who have learned to manage and overcome the many obstacles faced in these challenging environments including unpredictable weather, lack of skilled workers, challenging logistics and access to quality materials, plant & equipment.

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Position Description
Job Title: Multi-skilled (Cabinet Maker/Joiner)
Reports to: Workshop HOD and/or Construction Operations Manager
Job Purpose: The role/position makes high-quality wooden furniture and who builds things by joining pieces of wood, particularly lighter and more ornamental work than that done by a carpenter, including furniture and the "fittings" of a house
Key Responsibilities
Cabinet Maker • Construct and assemble cabinet components, making sure that all pieces fit the dimensions specified by the foreman and client • Verify and double check all calculations to ensure alignment of doors, hinges and side panels, always using blueprints or design plans for reference • Clean and repair all equipment necessary for your work, including handsaws, table saws, skill saws, and a variety of drills and sanding tools • Be exact in measurements and markings so that materials will be used efficiently and the projects will meet budgetary restrictions • Install the appropriate hardware, such as hinges and handles, and order replacement materials when needed • Match materials and grains to create a uniform appearance for all the matching units • Reinforce joints and attachments to maximize sturdiness and durability without compromising aesthetic appeal or functionality • Maintain a safe working environment by cleaning and disposing of old materials, such as nails and screw
• Fitting wooden structures such as doors, window frames, staircases, partition walls, roof timbers, floor and roof joints
• Installing doors, cupboards, skirting boards, door surrounds, shelving and ironmongery (manufacture/distribution) • Snagging work (process of inspection necessary to compile a list of minor defects or omissions in building works for the contractor to rectify)

• Highly Experienced and Skilled
• Minimum of 6 years’ experience in construction
• Attention to Detail


FJD 1,700.00