Carpenter Jobs in California

Measure, cut, and shape wood or other materials to assemble or repair structures. Some carpenters build larger-scale building frames. These projects require them to work effectively and efficiently with cranes and other large machinery to raise, level, and fix the skeleton in place. Other carpenters may install particular fixtures, including cabinets, siding, drywall, and wainscoting. The exact materials they use depend on the companies they work for.

All carpenters must be competent at reading blueprints and building plans in order to properly complete construction to the client’s specifications. They may also be responsible for inspecting and replacing damaged frameworks or fixtures. They rarely work from an office, and are almost always performing labor on site.

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San Diego, CA
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Suntec Concrete has Openings to Fill this week - we are looking for outstanding people who want to build the cool stuff! NEED SMART, TOUGH WORKERS WHO...
2 days ago
San Clemente, CA
compensation: tbd employment type: full-time Hiring journeyman metal stud framers, hangers, and tapers. For projects in south Orange County. Competitive wages based on experience. Call Dana @ ...
2 days ago
Marriott Vacations Worldwide - Palm Desert, CA
Requisition Number: 12684 Job Title: Carpenter Area of Interest: Engineering & Facilities Position Type: Full Time - Regular Hourly/Management: Hourly Location/Property: Marriotts Shadow Ridge Resor...
1 day ago
Mendocino, CA
employment type: full-time S&S Construction based out of Santa Rosa, CA is looking for a Commercial Carpenter to join its team. Ideally you will have at least 2 years experience working in a commercial co...
1 day ago
Monterey, CA
$20-$29 per hour depending on qualifications and tools employment type: contract Carpenters and Apprentice Carpenters needed for DECKS-FENCE-GAZEBO demolition and construction. Must have experience a...
1 day ago
Kdc Construction - Anaheim, CA
KDC Construction is hiring Carpenters/Skilled Laborers for its Southern California projects. The company serves well-known customers having multiple store locations and providing great diversity of...
21 hours ago
San Diego, CA
t on ability employment type: full-time Well established general contractor needs experienced carpenter/skilled tradesman (5+ years) Experience with residential remodels, exterior restoration and repairs...
1 day ago
San Diego, CA
compensation: $13-$15 an hour employment type: full-time Need Apprentice Carpenters to work at various locations in San Diego ASAP. Full time positions. Job duties include: Installation of cabinets...
1 day ago
San Francisco, CA
-- $40.00 an Hours employment type: full-time SBE Builders Journeyman Carpenter Position: $25.00 - $40.00 an hour: One hour of drive time paid for. Main Requirement: We're looki...
1 day ago
San Jose, CA
Disaster Kleenup Specialists is seeking an individual who has a great attitude and the ability towork efficiently in high demand situations and is computer wise. If you describe yourself...
1 day ago
San Francisco, CA
on skills employment type: full-time Commercial TI General Contractor looking for a Journeyman Carpenter. Must have a minimum of 8 years verifiable employment performing commercial metal stud framing...
2 days ago
Ventura, CA
compensation: Depends on experience. employment type: part-time We are looking for someone with metal stud framing experience and/ or hanging experience. Pay would depend on experience. Pleas give...
2 days ago
Modesto, CA
compensation: Piece / Gas employment type: full-time Looking for experienced finish carpenters and stair installers with truck and tools to work in a fast pace environment with a lot of room for grow...
2 hours ago
San Francisco, CA
employment type: full-time Experienced Carpenter We are a General Contracting / Design-Build firm working in the Berkeley/ Oakland area looking for an exceptional carpenter who takes pride in the work they...
2 hours ago
Chatsworth, CA
is looking for versatile craftsmen with skills working in many multiple mediums. We need - - Carpenters - Electricians - Fabricators - Lead Fabricators ABOUT US For 15 years our company has provided...
2 days ago

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Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

  • Carpentry
  • Finish Carpenter
  • Framer

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Carpenter positions.

  • OSHA Certified
  • OSHA 10
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Qualifications / Skill Sets

The following top skills are often required or desired to land a Carpenter position

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  • Acoustical Ceilings
  • Assembly
  • Bathroom Remodeling
  • Blueprints
  • Building Codes
  • Cabinet Installation
  • Cabinet making
  • Cabinetry
  • Carpentry
  • Communication Skills
  • Computer Hardware Repair
  • Concrete
  • Concrete Forming
  • Crown Molding
  • Decks
  • Demolition
  • Door Installation
  • Driving
  • Drywall
  • Electrical
  • Finish Carpentry
  • Finishing
  • Foundations
  • Framing
  • General Contractor
  • General Repair
  • Hand Tools
  • Handyman
  • Human Resources
  • Installation
  • Interior Trim
  • Kitchen Remodeling
  • Layout
  • Management
  • Materials Management
  • Measuring
  • Metal Stud Framing
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Recruiting
  • Remodeling
  • Residential Construction
  • Roofing
  • Sanding
  • Scaffolding
  • Scheduling
  • Siding
  • Specifications
  • Staff Supervision
  • Tile
  • Training
  • Transportation
  • Trim carpentry
  • Trimming
  • Vinyl
  • Wood Framing
  • Woodworking

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Salary for Carpenter jobs in California

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