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: Compensation will be based upon background experience and skill level employment type: part-time Busy Cabinet shop in San Diego seeks Skilled and and experienced kitchen cabinet...
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San Diego, CA
1 day ago
Army Installation Management Command - Fort Hunter Liggett, CA
ce on equipment. Maintain ventilation fans. Provide maintenance on air compressors. Carpentry, plumbing, and basic electrical. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience...
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San Francisco, CA
remodeling from Oakland to vallejo You have to be experiance on Demolition, painting, carpentry, finish carpentry like Moldings and casing, drywall, taping, texture, we can train you in everything else, You...
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San Francisco, CA
will be considered first REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 5 years experience in construction as a skilled carpenter Own the tools typical for your experience level Reliable truck with proof of insurance Work well...
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Brentwood, CA
compensation: $15-$20/hr. employment type: full-time Precision Cabinets, a large Custom Cabinet Manufacturing business in Brentwood is looking for dedicated, hard working, skilled individuals with...
1 day ago
Tradesmen International - Lakewood, CA
As a Journeyman Carpenter you will construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, metal studs, and drywall using carpenter's hand tools and power tools making sure ...
1 day ago
Los Angeles, CA
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Finish Carpentry business based in North San Diego seeking qualified installers residing and willing to travel to job sites in San Diego, Los Angeles and...
1 day ago
Tradesmen International - Inglewood, CA
Tradesmen is Looking for Trim Carpenters in the Los Angeles Area Trim carpenters make homes and office buildings look completed. They finish the fine detailing around the rough edges of constructio...
1 day ago
Atwater, CA
motivated people. 1st position - Carpenter / Journeyman, minimum 3 years experience with wood working and basic tools 2nd position - Apprentice / Entry level Carpenter, minimum 1 year in construction...
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Santa Ana, CA
ce on equipment. Maintain ventilation fans. Provide maintenance on air compressors. Carpentry, plumbing, and basic electrical....
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Ventura, CA
ions, but will include repair work, finish carpentry and general residential handy work. Electrical/ plumbing/ drywall experience is a plus. General construction knowledge and framing are essential...
20 hours ago
Sacramento, CA
compensation: Depends on experience employment type: full-time Looking for a cabinet maker Should have knowledge on assembling cabinets, table saws, routers, edge bander, etc. Looking for an...
20 hours ago
Orange, CA
Must be able to pass a background check 3. Drug screens will be administered General laborers, carpenters, drywall, skilled, labor, handyman, interior, form setters, framers, roofers...
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San Francisco, CA
compensation: 12-25 employment type: full-time CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LOOKING FOR: REMODELING CARPENTER with multiple skills start today!! Company located in South San Jose serving the Bay Area looki...
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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

  • Tradesmen International
  • State of California
  • Mccarthy Building Company Incorporated
  • Blue Mountain Air Incorporated
  • - ATI
  • California Division of Correctional Rehabilitation
  • Aerotek Commercial Staffing
  • CLP Ventura 0051
  • Lead Staffing
  • Tuff Shed

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
  • 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
  • Laminate
  • Layout
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Materials Management
  • Measuring
  • Metal Framing
  • Metal Stud Framing
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Punctual
  • Remodeling
  • Residential Construction
  • Roofing
  • Scaffolding
  • Scheduling
  • Siding
  • Specifications
  • Staff Supervision
  • Tile
  • Training
  • Transportation
  • Trim carpentry
  • Trimming
  • Vinyl
  • Wood Framing
  • Woodworking

Salary for Carpenter jobs in California

**Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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