Position: Benchmark Job #229
Ministry: Tourism
Working Title: Cabinet Maker
Branch: Royal BC Museum
Level: Range 18
Location: Victoria
NOC Code: 7272

PRIMARY FUNCTION

To plan, design, build, repair and maintain exhibits for the Royal BC Museum in a woodworking shop.

JOB DUTIES AND TASKS

  1. Plans, designs, builds and maintains exhibits in a woodworking shop
    1. consults with museum staff to determine exhibit requirements
    2. designs sketches or layouts showing details of woodworking projects to be constructed
    3. reads and interprets blueprints, drawings and specifications
    4. estimates materials required to construct projects and selects and orders appropriate materials
    5. performs mount making, framing, cabinetry, joinery, carving and finishing carpentry techniques to build, repair and maintain displays
    6. uses various hand tools and woodworking machinery
    7. sands woodwork projects and applies finishes such as stain, varathane and waxes
    8. constructs, sets-up and dismantles travelling exhibits
    9. exchanges information with conservators and designers to determine the most appropriate method of handling, storing and displaying artifacts
  2. Other related duties
    1. documents methods and materials used for exhibit production
    2. directs staff and contractors on special projects as required
    3. keeps up-to-date on building and fire codes relevant to the construction of displays
    4. responsible for budgets of approximately $2,000 and accounting for funds expended on special projects
    5. loads and unloads freight trucks and travelling exhibits either manually or using equipment such as forklifts

 

 

FACTOR REASON FOR CLASSIFICATION DEGREE POINTS
1 JOB KNOWLEDGE

Understand the principles of finishing carpentry to design, build and maintain museum exhibits and displays.

G 250
2 MENTAL DEMANDS

Judgement to apply structured study and analysis and choose an approach to plan and design exhibits for the provincial museum.

E 150
3 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Discretion required to exchange information needing an explanation to give direction to other staff as project leader.

C 30
4 PHYSICAL COORDINATION AND DEXTERITY

Significant coordination and dexterity required to use precision tools to perform fine wood carving work.

D 22.5
5 RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK ASSIGNMENTS

Guided by general design plans and construction standards, applies accepted work methods in a different way to design and build museum exhibits.

E 120
6 RESPONSIBILITY FOR FINANCIAL RESOURCES

Moderate financial responsibility to administer a project budget.

D 22.5

 

FACTOR REASON FOR CLASSIFICATION DEGREE POINTS
7 RESPONSIBILITY FOR PHYSICAL ASSETS/INFORMATION

Considerable responsibility to perform full maintenance and repair museum exhibits.

E 33

8 RESPONSIBILITY FOR HUMAN RESOURCES

Responsibility to assign, monitor and review work of other employees constructing exhibits as a project leader (1-5 FTEs).

CD 14

9 RESPONSIBILITY FOR WELL BEING/SAFETY OF OTHERS

Moderate care and attention to ensure safety procedures are followed by project team members.

C 15
10 SENSORY EFFORT/MULTIPLE DEMANDS

Focused attention to detail to frequently set up and operate power equipment.

C 12
11 PHYSICAL EFFORT

Heavy physical effort to regularly lift heavy weights.

E 24

12 SURROUNDINGS

Exposure almost always to dust in a woodwork shop.

D 9
13 HAZARDS

Moderate exposure to hazards from frequently operating power tools.

C 6

 

Total Points: 708

Level: Range 18