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Job Title: Wood Finisher

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Wood Finisher to join our team. The Wood Finisher will be responsible for applying finishes to wood products, ensuring a high-quality and durable finish. The ideal candidate will have experience with various types of finishes and techniques, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.


  • Prepare wood surfaces for finishing by sanding, filling, and sealing
  • Apply stains, paints, and other finishes to wood products
  • Use various techniques to achieve desired finish, such as brushing, spraying, or wiping
  • Ensure finish is even and free of defects
  • Inspect finished products for quality and make any necessary touch-ups
  • Maintain equipment and tools used for finishing
  • Follow safety procedures and guidelines


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience as a Wood Finisher or similar role
  • Knowledge of various types of finishes and techniques
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Good communication and teamwork skills
  • Physical ability to stand, bend, and lift up to 50 pounds

Working Conditions: The Wood Finisher will work in a manufacturing or production environment, which may include exposure to dust, fumes, and noise. The position may require standing for extended periods of time and lifting heavy objects.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, paid time off, and retirement savings options.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Wood Finisher

What is the best way to find and hire a Wood Finisher near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Wood Finisher applicants. Employers posting their Wood Finisher job on Indeed get about 19 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Wood Finisher applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Wood Finisher are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 11 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 7 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Wood Finisher positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Wood Finisher role?
SMS has 96% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Wood Finisher job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Wood Finishers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 167% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Wood Finisher applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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