• Mon - Fri 8:00 - 5:00 & Sat - 10:00 - 4:00
  • 1344 Barfield Road, Greely, ON
  • +1 613-788-3701

Employment Opportunity

 

We’re Hiring!

Wicked Garage is currently seeking a highly talented custom automotive interior upholsterer and convertible top technician to assist us in building world class award winning show cars.

 

Must be able to remove and reinstall automotive interiors without assistance.
Remove covering, webbing, padding, and/or defective springs from workpieces, using hand tools.
Examine removed interior including seat frames, door panels, centre console, headliners, upholstery, springs, and webbing to locate defects.
Make, restore, and/or create complete custom upholstered automotive interiors, using hand tools and knowledge of fabrics and upholstery methods.
Create or duplicate missing interior panels or pieces.
Must be able to work with wood, plastic, leather, vinyl, metal, fiberglass and carpet.
Adjust or replace webbing, padding, and/or springs, and secure them in place.
Make, repair, and/or replace automobile interiors including custom center consoles, door panels, steering wheel covers, headliners, convertible and vinyl tops from scratch using knowledge of fabric and upholstery methods.
Build up automotive seats with loose fiber stuffing, cotton, felt, and/or foam padding to form smooth rounded surfaces.
Repair or create door panels, centre consoles and headliners using woods, plastics, fiberglass, vinyl, leather and carpet.
Attach bindings or apply solutions to edges of cut material to prevent raveling.
Attach fasteners, grommets, buttons, buckles, ornamental trim, and other accessories to covers or frames, using hand tools.
Discuss upholstery fabrics, colors, and styles with customers, and provide cost estimates.

Draw cutting lines on material following patterns, templates, sketches, or blueprints, using chalk, pencils, paint, or other methods.
Fit, install, and secure material on interior pieces, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, fiberglass and/or staples.
Interweave and fasten strips of webbing to the backs and undersides of furniture, using small hand tools and fasteners.
Measure and cut new covering materials, using patterns and measuring and cutting instruments, following sketches and design specifications.
Operate sewing machines or sew upholstery by hand in various patterns to fulfil design requirements and join various sections of covering material.
Read work orders, and apply knowledge and experience with materials in order to determine types and amounts of materials required to cover workpieces and avoid waste.
Stretch webbing and fabric, using webbing stretchers.
Maintain records of time required to perform each job.
Repair and refinish exposed wood on dash or door sills.

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Completes all assigned work efficiently and accurately, with extra emphasis on specific attention to detail.
Restyles and relines or rebuild old or worn out automotive seats and convertible tops.
Strips automotive interiors of worn out fabric and padding, cuts patterns of each style of seat by measuring and fitting, sews all pieces together by hand or sewing machine, reapplies padding, fits new lining to seats and/or staples to woodwork
Maintains a constant awareness of safety and accident prevention.
Ensures all equipment and work areas are kept clean, neat, and orderly at all times.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationship with all other departments and supervisors.
Takes initiative and works with minimal supervision, completing assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Performs all other job related duties as requested.

REQUIREMENTS/EDUCATION:

Minimum 10 Years Experience as an Automotive Upholsterer and Convertible Top Technician.
Compensation will be based on skills and experience and will range from $26-$47 per hour.
Benefits package will be offered once probationary period is met
Working knowledge of all phases of automotive upholstery repair, rebuilding and renewal.
Excellent customer skills.
Have interpersonal skill to deal effectively with all business contacts.
Professional appearance and demeanor.
This is a permanent full-time position.
Able to effectively communicate in English.


If you are interested in applying for this position, please e-mail us your resume.