Cabinet Shop Supervisor

Washington D.C.
Jun 07, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Specialty Trades
Full Time

Job Title: Cabinet Shop Supervisor

Company/Organization: US Senate Sergeant at Arms, Capitol Facilities

Location: US Capitol, Washington, DC

Industry: Government

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: 76K +

About the Job: U.S. Senate seeks a Cabinet Shop Supervisor for work in the U.S. Capitol. Coordinates cabinet shop services including custom furniture design and building; furnishings repair, and picture framing services. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and 2D AutoCAD is required while Alphacam software for a CNC router and 3D AutoCAD is preferred.

Job Duties:

  • Oversees the planning, assigning, prioritizing, and reviewing the work of skilled and semi-skilled staff; writes performance evaluations and makes recommendations for hiring.
  • Monitors budget expenditures for supplies.
  • Coordinates furniture requirements with Senate offices; assists in determining workspace solutions; discusses furniture features, wood preferences, design and special needs requests.
  • Takes space measurements and draws furniture schematic drawings; prepares schematic drawings on the computer outlining desired features and measurements.
  • Orders and tracks materials and supplies.
  • Provides cost data for production.
  • Develops procedures to review final products for quality control and adherence to work order requests.
  • May assist in shop operations.


Work requires a high school diploma (or GED), and three to five years increasingly responsible experience in a cabinet shop including one year of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills:

  • Knowledge of woodworking and finishing techniques, and wood types and shop capacity.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate work efforts.
  • Ability to plan, assign, review, and coordinate the work of skilled and semi-skilled personnel in various shops.
  • Ability to communicate with Senate staff on availability and alternatives of furniture and items.
  • Ability to develop computer schematics of furniture designs.

To be considered for this position, all applicants must submit a U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms Application for Employment with a cover letter and current resume to the SAA Human Resources Department by 06/20/2017. Applications packages can be emailed to us at or faxed to us at 202-228-2965. Please DO NOT submit applications or resumes via U.S. Mail. SAA Applications can be found at

                                           *Note: The application link is case sensitive.                              

*Hiring for this position is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act*

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