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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Sacramento, CA
and frame and finish exterior walls, roofs, and decks. They also frame interior walls, build stairs, and install drywall, crown molding, doors, and cabinets. In addition, residential carpenters may...
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San Francisco, CA
"WORKING" PROJECT FOREMAN (Journeyman Carpenter) Bay Area General Contractor is seeking an open minded individual to be a "working" Project Foreman (Journeyman Carpenter) to run various type of projects...
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San Diego, CA
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Laborer/Apprentice Carpenter Needed Compensation: DOE General contracting company located in North San Diego County specializing in high-end residential...
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El Centro, CA
compensation: $19.00 per hour. employment type: full-time Capacity Builders Inc. is a premier provider of skilled personnel to install merchandise shelving and retail finish packages for...
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El Dorado Hills, CA
some knowledge of all framing. New framers need to listen and perform framing as directed and work as a laborer. We snap, plate, detail, frame walls, joist, stairs, roll trusses, pick up, siding. If you...
2 days ago
San Francisco, CA
permanent and long term as we are taking on more work. Position: Skilled carpenter/remodeler for residential rough wood framing, finish/trim carpentry and general remodeling work. Position Details and...
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San Diego, CA
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Experienced Carpenter Needed compensation: DOE General contracting company located in North San Diego County specializing in high-end residential remodel...
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San Diego, CA
compensation: $12-$18 DOE employment type: full-time Carpenter Needed. North County San Diego only. Looking for a steady trade to learn and grow? This service business is a solid opportunity for a recessio...
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Rocha & Son Construction - Half Moon Bay, CA
WORKING PROJECT FOREMAN (Journeyman Carpenter) Bay Area General Contractor is seeking an open minded individual to be a working Project Foreman (Journeyman Carpenter) to run various type of projects for...
2 days ago
Los Angeles, CA
11141 woodley avenue compensation: $$$$$ employment type: contract 3 Day Flooring and Kitchen with 3 design centers in Granada Hills, Torrance and Palmdale seeks experienced installer. Must have...
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Los Angeles, CA
compensation: pay is based on experience. employment type: full-time High end custom cabinet shop looking skilled cabinet installers with minimum 5 years experience, must have own truck and tools,...
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Long Beach, CA
compensation: Journeyman carpenters $19 hr-----finishes carpenters $20-$23hr----Labors $15hr employment type: full-time Journeyman carpenters and finishes carpenters needed for commercial and reside...
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San Francisco, CA
employment type: full-time Tabel Construction & Design, Inc is looking for a journeyman / rough carpenter who can build from the ground up. We do work all over Santa Clara County and into San Mateo Cou...
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Orange, CA
ish Carpenter / Cabinet Maker/Installer / Door Hanger Established General Contractor located in Orange, CA is seeking a dynamic individual with at least 12 years' experience in Finish Carpentry / Lami...
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Empire, CA
17520 MESA ST compensation: D.O.E. employment type: full-time We are currently seeking a motivated person with a strong work ethic and a good overall knowledge of woodwork and background of...
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Introduction to Carpentry
Carpentry is an age-old trade yet today there is a still a high demand worldwide for skilled carpenters. Continuously evolving to incorporate newer and improved building materials and tools, the...

Title Synonyms

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

  • Carpentry
  • Finish Carpenter
  • Framer

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Carpenter positions

  • Mccarthy Building Company Incorporated
  • Tradesmen International
  • Blue Mountain Air Incorporated
  • CLP
  • Kdc Construction
  • Tuff Shed
  • CLP Ventura 0051
  • Constructionjobs.com - ATI
  • Handyman Matters
  • Building Materials Holding

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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  • Assembly
  • 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
  • Laminate
  • Layout
  • Management
  • Materials Management
  • Metal Framing
  • Microsoft Windows
  • New Construction
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Punctual
  • Recruiting
  • Remodeling
  • Residential Construction
  • Roofing
  • Sanding
  • Scaffolding
  • Scheduling
  • Shop Drawings
  • Siding
  • Specifications
  • Staff Supervision
  • Tile
  • Training
  • Trim Carpentry
  • Trimming
  • Vinyl Installation
  • Window and Door Installation
  • Window Installation
  • Wood Framing
  • Woodworking

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