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Legacy of the Antipodes is a leading home quality improvement mixed trades business in the beautiful Byron Bay area. Two company directors are French master craftsmen who specialise in finding solutions to complex designs.

Our cabinetry team focuses on domestic cabinetry for architecturally designed homes; and bespoke shopfitting for retail and hospitality sectors and offices. We only accept a small amount of timber joinery projects to work on, as we choose to focus on furniture and cabinetry.

This role has an immediate start and will focus on both manufacturing in our workshop; and onsite installations, primarily but not limited to the Byron Shire.

The successful applicant must immediately hit the ground running by demonstrating fast, safe, accurate and neat work, along with being reliable, enthusiastic, autonomous, and organised. There are future opportunities to be mentored to further skills. BYO work pants, safety boots and hand tools. Uniform shirts and jackets will be provided.

The remuneration package is dependent on the successful applicant’s skill level and commitment.

Job Type

Temporary full-time to move to permanent full-time following successful completion of the required six month probation period.

During busy periods and with prior notice, there is scope to work paid overtime during evenings or Saturdays.

Main Duties

  • Practical knowledge to work with melamine, laminate, solid timber and veneers
  • Able to safely demonstrate usage of cabinetry machinery: table saw, planer-thicknesser, spindle moulder, wide belt sander and edgebander. As well as standard power/hand tools and equipment
  • Manufacturing cabinetry: kitchens, vanities, wardrobes, laundries
  • Delivering and installing onsite with minimal supervision
  • Understand how to read and draw technical drawings and plans
  • Cutting and shaping wood
  • Fitting and adjusting hinges, locks, drawers, shelves and all hardware related to cabinet making, specifically Blum

Skills & Experience

Qualifications and Experience

All of the following

  • AQF Certificate III or equivalent in cabinet making or furniture making
  • Two years minimum directly relevant work experience
  • Valid White Card
  • Police Check


  • Have a strong eye for detail and quality craftsmanship
  • Understand how to read and draw technical drawings and plans
  • Able to create cutting lists from a plan or a sketch
  • Hold a full driver’s licence with an excellent driving record and drive a manual car when required
  • Work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Be well organised
  • Demonstrate professionalism at all times, especially in front of clients
  • Strong communication skills
  • Physically fit to carry heavy and bulky items safely

Performance Goals

  • Complete jobs to a high standard in the allocated time
  • Ensure the workshop is safe, tidy and presentable at all times
  • Ensure all machines and power tools are clean after using them and notify any malfunctions to management
  • Punctual and reliable with a strong work ethic
  • Representing the values and the quality standards of the company

This new and evolving role has become available as we are the supplier of steel door joinery to the areas of Northern NSW and all of Queensland.

This role will primarily be reading from plans and manufacturing all aspects of steel framed doors and windows in our Mullumbimby workshop with occasionally manufacturing of other non-structural high-end quality metal products and installation work.

There are also opportunities to be mentored to further your skills in the future.

The successful applicant must immediately demonstrate accurate and neat work, along with being reliable, enthusiastic, autonomous, and organised. You will have to provide your own work clothing and safety boots (essential) and hand tools (preferred). Uniform shirts will be provided.

Remuneration package is dependent on the successful applicant’s skill level and commitment.


Casual evolving to permanent full-time.


Mullumbimby workshop and occasionally onsite between Gold Coast and Northern Rivers.


Lead Metal Fabricator/Director


  • Primarily manufacturing steel framed doors and windows.
  • Assisting with other high-end projects, such as: stairs/rails, furniture, accessories, brackets and blacksmithing projects.
  • Delivery and installations.
  • Other tasks as directed.



  • Certificate III Metal Fabrication or equivalent


  • 3+ years experience in metal fabrication and welding in a similar environment.


  • Safely use light and heavy machinery.
  • Suitable knowledge to work with steel (critical) and stainless steel (ideally but not essential).
  • MIG and TIG welding, drilling and cutting.
  • Have a strong eye for detail and quality craftsmanship.
  • Read technical drawings and plans.
  • Driven to learn and develop their professional skills.
  • Hold a full driver’s licence with excellent driving record.


  • Work autonomously and well organised.
  • Always demonstrate professionalism in the workshop and onsite.
  • Solid communication skills.
  • Punctual and reliable.


We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants that meet suitability requirements will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or age.


Please note we only accept resumes via email or this form. 


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