Wood Worker

Omaha Steel - Wahoo, NE - Wahoo, NE

Full-timeEstimated: $36,000 - $46,000 a year

OSCC is looking for an individual to join our pattern shopteam. Prior employment in a woodworking field is preferred, howeverindividuals with considerable hobby level woodworking experience are alsoencouraged to apply. If you have worked as a tool maker, furniture maker,cabinet maker, construction finisher (trim, crown molding, doors/windows,hanging cabinets), or an advanced framer this position would be a good fit. This role works indoors (heated in the winter), offers a regularschedule, overtime is needed semi-regularly (at times up to 55 hours per week).

The equipment required to perform our daily activitiesincludes a band saw, table saw, disc sander, spindle sander, planer, jointer,router, and most typical handheld wood working & measuring tools. Occasionally we will work on a 3-axis mill and standard lathe. Theability to work from shop drawings and sketches is required, we would workclosely with you to develop an understanding of our process. Thisposition requires reading and measuring fractions, decimals, and angles. Our primary working materials are wood, but we will work with metal and plasticwhen needed. The job requires the use of glues/adhesives to assemblelarger blocks of wood and to add leather fillets. We use tuf-fil (likeautomotive bondo) for patching and shaping curved features and filling damagedareas. For very complicated shapes we use pourable tooling plastics andurethanes. Most jobs are much smaller, but equipment sizes may weigh upto 500 lbs and be 50”x65”x 20”, lifting flipping and moving these safely withoverhead hoists and pallet jacks is required.

If you are looking for a roll to expand your woodworkingskills, enjoy some variety in your work from day to day, and can appreciateblending accuracy with an artistic touch we would like to hear from you.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $17.00 /year


  • Machining: 1 year (Preferred)

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly