Carpenter Jobs in Illinois

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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Chicago, IL
have what it takes to work here prove it and call us today. ... or send your resume to ... carpenter, carpenters, carpentry, interior trim, siding, exterior trim, roofing, soffits, fascia, framing, drywall...
3 days ago
Dixon, IL
per hr employment type: employee's choice In need of a responsible, timely and self motivated carpenter / roofer. I have been in business for the past 10 years. I have more work than we can handle....
3 days ago
Chicago, IL
compensation: To be determined employment type: contract Carpenter's helper wanted with at least 2 years experience. Must have own transportation and hand tools. Job is located in the North Shore...
3 days ago
Tradesmen International - Sterling, IL
erior trim using a carpenters level, plumb bob, and laser levels Erecting scaffolding, ladders for assembling structures above ground levels Studying specifications in blueprints, sketches, or buildi...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
compensation: to be determined employment type: full-time Trim Carpenter/Installer needed for an established retail installation company. Projects include retail installation and build-outs for high...
1 day ago
Elk Grove Village, IL
compensation: compensation based on level of experiencce. employment type: full-time Looking for an experienced window and siding installer! .....must speak ENGLISH .....must have tools .....must...
1 day ago
Chicago, IL
part-time Help wanted: small general contractor with carpentry shop , looking for entry level carpenter/ laborer. Some experience required. Chicago...
2 days ago
Bloomington, IL
compensation: $10/hr. employment type: full-time Hiring an apprentice to help with residential construction. Must be physically able to perform job. Pay starts at $10/hr.
17 hours ago
Chicago, IL
compensation: $15-$22 per hour employment type: full-time General contractor looking for a Carpenter with 3+ years experience. Must have experience in: -Rough and finish carpentry -Tile -Drywall -Pai...
3 days ago
Niles, IL
build closet organizers out of our 5,000 sq. ft. woodworking shop. Job duties include reading blueprints, cutting materials, laminating countertops, and building cabinets. Some of the equipment that...
3 days ago
Elk Grove Village, IL
compensation: $16-20 employment type: full-time We are hiring experienced, skilled carpenters who are willing to travel throughout the country for our upcoming jobs. Transportation and lodging are compa...
2 days ago
City of Chicago - Chicago, IL
CARPENTER CARPENTER (264742) BID/JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Department of Fleet and Facility Management These positions are open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms...
1 day ago
Chicago, IL
compensation: $22.00 - $27.00 per hour employment type: full-time Carpenters Wanted We are looking for experienced carpenters. Wages range from $22 to $27 per hour (based upon experience)....
2 days ago
La Salle, IL
compensation: $14.50 to $18.50/hr + Daily Overtime + Weather Pay + Bonus + Benefits employment type: full-time Must be able to work in all types of weather. Must be a hard worker. High School...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
compensation: $14-$25 to start employment type: full-time Contractor looking for carpenters with some experience. Must be reliable, hardworking and work well with others. Must have some experience i...
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
  • 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
  • Window and Door Installation
  • Wood Framing
  • Woodworking

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Salary for Carpenter jobs in Illinois

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